Annick Uytterhaegen is the Chief Executive Officer of Chemiphar (U) Limited, a private analytical laboratory and inspection company, internationally accredited by European bodies (BELAC and ISTA), and located in Kampala. Chemiphar has been helping Uganda to export fish and honey, as well as other products, for more than 20 years.
She graduated from l’Ecole Supérieure de Commerce in Brussels with a Bachelor’s degree in Business and Administration and further followed courses from Virtual University of Uganda in Strategic Leadership and Management Skills, and Corporate Governance and Integrity.
Before joining the African continent, she worked for 12 years at the European Commission in Brussels in the Science, Research and Development department and in the Agriculture department.
In 2010, she has been awarded the certificate of Woman Entrepreneur of the year by Uganda Investment Authority.