Jane Nambakire Mulemwa
Dr. Mulemwa is a qualified and experienced scientist who holds a Ph.D. in Physical Organic Chemistry, from Queen’s University of Belfast, Northern Ireland. She has over thirty (30) years’ experience in leadership, administration, policy development and analysis, strategy formulation and evaluation, science education and academic research. She possesses extensive experience in leading varied organisations through periods of initiation, transition and growth, such as, the Department of Science and Technical Education, Makerere University, the Forum for African Women Educationalists (FAWE), Uganda Chapter, and, The AIDS Support Organization (TASO).
She serves on the Board of Directors of several organisations and was the Deputy Chairperson of the Education Service Commission, Uganda, between 1998 and 2015. Dr. Mulemwa was the Chairperson of the inaugural Board of the PAU.
Mr. Bernard Ongodia
Mr. Ongodia is the Principal of the Uganda Petroleum Institute Kigumba (UPIK) and holds a Master of Science Degree in Petroleum Exploration Geophysics from University of Leeds, United Kingdom, Master of Business Administration in Oil and Gas Management from Robert Gordon University in the United Kingdom a Bachelor of Science (Hons) Degree in Geophysics from Makerere University, a Diploma in Electrical Engineering from Uganda Technical Institute and several oil and gas management certificates.
Mr. Ongodia was a Senior Geophysicist at the Petroleum Exploration and Production Department in the Ministry of Energy and Mineral Development where he worked from 2002 up to 2017 when he was appointed Principal of UPIK. Mr. Ongodia has wide knowledge and experience in capacity building and manpower development in the oil and gas industry, an asset that will be exploited by the Authority.
Mrs. Doreen Kabasindi Wandera
Mrs. Wandera is an experienced natural resources and environmental scientist who holds a Bachelor of Science (Hons) degree in Botany and Zoology and a Master of Science degree in Agriculture from Makerere University; a Master of Public Health leadership from Uganda Christian University, Mukono and a Postgraduate Diploma in Management and Public Administration from Uganda Management Institute. She is a lead Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) and Environment Auditing and Monitoring Specialist. She is also very knowledgeable in land use planning and agriculture, waste management and public health leadership; and has been in practice in the environment sector for twenty-eight (28) years.
Mrs. Wandera is currently the Chairperson of African Civil Society Network on Water and Sanitation (ANEW); Member of the Monitoring and Evaluation task team of the African Ministers’ Council on Water (AMCOW); Member of the National Advisory Committee- International Hydrological Program-IHP/ United Nations Educational and Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) and has vast experience in project management, executive leadership and corporate governance with local Governments, Central Governments Agencies and Civil Society Organizations. She was a member of the inaugural Board of the PAU.
Dr. Kevin Aanyu
Dr. Kevin holds a PhD in Geosciences from Johannes-Gutenberg University in Germany, a MSc in Structural Geology from Makerere University Kampala and a BSc from Makerere University. Dr. Aanyu’s work experience spans sixteen (16) years where she is a lecturer in the department of Geology and Petroleum studies at Makerere University.
She works at the Department of Geological survey and mines under the Ministry of Energy and Mineral Development between 2002 and 2004 as a Geologist. She has published several academic publications related to Geology.
Ms Lynda Biribonwa
Ms. Lynda is an Environment, Health, Safety and Quality Management professional with over twenty-two (22) years of experience in environmental work having previously worked with Tullow Oil and the National Environment Management Authority (NEMA), among others. She holds an MBA Oil and Gas from CWC School of Energy London, a MSc in Environment and Development from University of Reading and a BA (Hons) Environment Management and Business Administration from Keele University.
Ms. Biribonwa is also a certified IS0 9000 Internal Quality Management System Auditor as well as ISO 40001 certified Lead Environmental Management Systems Auditor.