Ms. Nabatanzi Miriam has over twelve years of experience in regulatory compliance, enforcement of legislation, commercial law practice, registration of vital civil events and secured transactions reforms. Prior to joining Uganda Registration Services Bureau in 2012, she was a State Attorney at the Ministry of Justice and Constitutional Affairs.
Ms. Nabatanzi is Advocate of the High Court of Uganda and all Courts subordinate. She is a member of the Uganda Law Society and the East African Law Society.
She was part of the team that reformed Uganda’s movable collateral law and established the Security Interest in Movable Property Registry System, an online tool which the securitization of movable assets.
She was part of the legal team at the National Security Information System Project now turned National Identification and Registration Authority that successfully registered and issued national identity cards to at least 16 million Ugandans. Her role was specifically tailored to legislation, contract reviews and sensitization which informed and influenced the citizens to register.
She was also part of the team that designed and developed the Mobile Vital Records Systems, a low-cost technology solution that was used in 135 by Government and missionary hospitals and 58 of the 112 districts of Uganda in 2014, to capture births and deaths registration data at community and hospital levels, and transmit it to URSB in real time using mobile phones and a web-based application.
She has been a guest speaker at several National fora.
Ms. Nabatanzi holds a Masters and Honors Degree in Law from Makerere University Kampala, a Post Graduate Diploma in Legal Practice from the Law Development Centre Kampala and several certificates in legal trainings from national and international institutions.