Patrick Tumwebaze - Uganda Debt Network (UDN): Executive Director

Mr. Tumwebaze is a renowned professional in the civil society family with wide experience in NGO work. He holds a Masters Degree in Business Administration from Uganda Martyrs University, Nkozi and a Bachelor of Commerce Degree from Makerere University. He has over ten years' professional experience in development work. He has previously provided leadership in strategy and program planning, implementation, monitoring, evaluation and reporting.

He heads the UDN Secretariat and provides day-to-day leadership at the organisation, as well as coordination with the Board of Directors. Mr. Tumwebaze can be contacted on Cell phone number (+256) 701 822 000 or through Email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

He is a development practitioner, budget policy analyist and previously worked with DanChurchAid as a Programme Officer for Political Space Programme Great Lakes Region, for 4 years before joining UDN. He holds a Masters in Developmnt Studies from Uganda Martyrs University, Nkozi; a Bachelor's Degree in Social Sciences from Makerere University; a Post Graduate Diploma in Project Planning and Management from Uganda Management Institute, and a Certiicate in International Development financing and poverty reduction strategies from University of Antwerp, Belgium. Mr. Kapwepwe is a Pan Africanist inspired by people power and unity in diversity, and believes that "None but ourselves can free our minds out of our situations".

As Director of Programs, he is responsible for coordinating all programme activities implemented by Uganda Debt Network. Mr. Kapwepwe can be contacted on Email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Jude Tadeo Odaro Mr. Odaro posesses a wealth of practical experience in development work. He coordinates the implementation of UDN internal and external demand driven capacity building needs of stakeholders to implement participatory development approaches using Community Based Monitoring and Evaluation System and (Availability, Accessibility, Affordability & Quality) AAAQ framework, budget literacy, policy analysis, research, advocacy, organizational strengthening, capacity building and coordinates various activities with diverse CBOs, CSOs, government agencies and development partners at local and national level.

He is driven by the value of excellence and being the model that he can be in “doing what you can, with what you have, where you are”. Mr. Odaro holds a Master’s Degree in Development Studies from Uganda Martyrs University Nkozi, a Post graduate Diploma in Monitoring and Evaluation from Uganda Management Institute; a Bachelor's Degree in Development Studies from Makerere University and a Diploma in Education. He can be contacted on Email:This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Imelda NamaggaMs. Namagga heads the Policy Analysis and Governance, and works closely with the Ministry of Finance, Planning and Economic Development, Parliament and other UDN stakeholders to help establish and operate an open and prudent budget management system at national and local government level. She holds a Master of Arts in Economic Policy Management and a Bachelor's Degree in Quantitative Economics, both from Makerere University.

She also holds a certificate in Poverty Reduction Appraisal (PRIA) and another in Resource mobilization and fundraising. She can be contacted on Email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

James Rembo UDNJames is an experienced Certified Public Accountant with a Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration from Makerere University. He has extensive experience that has been developed over the past 14 years in a career which has spanned a wide range of organizations in which he has been able to work well with the executive and diverse staff at all levels. He has worked in a number of donor funded projects and programme institutional support where he mastered their grant policies and procedures and reporting. He has drafted, reviewed and revised finance and administration policies and procedures, crafted and implemented sub-grant policies and procedures, and successfully implemented and managed new accounting systems and procedures such as planning and budgeting, cost control and compliance, cash-flow and debt management and payroll management.
James is skilled in Non-Governmental Organizations (NGOs), Auditing, Financial Analysis, Accounting, Financial Management, Compliance and Reporting, familiarity with U.S. Government grants,  Rules and Regulations, Strategic Leadership and Planning, Donor Contract Management, Human Resource Management, Administration and Public Speaking. He is a flexible and innovative team player, with good communication, feedback, interpersonal, leadership, supervisory, problem solving skills and a capability to work with diverse-cultural disciplinary team.
 
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