Allen is the executive director of the Uganda National Roads Authority (UNRA) since 27th April 2015. She had previously served as the director general of the Uganda Revenue Authority (URA) 2004-2014)
Born: 1961 Residence: Kampala Uganda Husband: Paul Kagina. Children. Dan, Michelle and Mark. Religion: Born-again Christian.
She was born in Rukungiri District, Western Region of Uganda, in 1961.
Education Kagina studied at Gayaza High School, a prestigious, private, boarding, all-girl primary and high school. She graduated from Makerere University with a Bachelor of Science degree in psychology, Uganda's oldest and largest public university. Allen also holds a Masters in Public Administration from the University of Liverpool in the United Kingdom
Work Experience Kagina started her career in 1985 as a teaching assistant at Makerere University and later moved to the Office of the President. In 1992, she joined the URA as a senior principal revenue officer, serving in that capacity until 1998. In 2000, she was promoted to the rank of deputy commissioner for customs at URA, serving in that capacity until 2001. She was appointed commissioner general of URA in 2004. She is credited with improving the URA's financial performance. She was awarded the Corporate Leadership Award in February 2006, by Destiny Consult, an industry group, for turning around the performance of the tax body since her appointment to head the organization in 2004. In October 2010, her contract was renewed for another three years. Her monthly salary was reported to be UGX:28 million (approximately: US$11,250).On 27 April 2015, John Byabagambi, the Ugandan Minister of Works and Transport at that time, appointed her as the executive director of the UNRA, effective 1 May 2015.
References Bwire, Nelson (27 April 2015). "Allen Kagina To Head UNRA". Daily Monitor. Kampala. Retrieved 27 April 2015. Kaujju, Peter (24 March 2007). "More Changes In URA". New Vision. Kampala. Retrieved 20 October 2016. Mwesigye, Shifa (2 January 2011). "Despite Its Rich Profile, Rukungiri Wallows In Poverty". Kampala: The Observer (Uganda). Retrieved 8 June 2014.