Public Policy Institute (PPI)

Our Team

PPI’s team is constituted of both resident staff and non-resident policy Associates. Policy Associates are academics and professionals from different disciplines who are based at universities, international and indigenous organizations. Policy Associates work with PPI on individual projects and provide input, feedback and contacts.

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Emmanuel Kitamirike

Executive Director

Mr. Emmanuel Kitamirike is a public policy analyst and development programme specialist with over 10 years’ experience in democratic governance, public sector accountability and civil society leadership.

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Nyiramahoro Evanginister

Programmes Officer

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Nakiranda Mwajuma

Administrator

Ms. Nakiranda Mwajuma is a social scientist with a one and a half years’ experience in youth advocacy, democratic governance and public accountability.

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Mbabazi Catherine

Information Technology Intern

Ms. Mbabazi Catherine is pursuing a Bachelor in computer science from Makerere University and is engaged with Public Policy Institute as an information technology intern for her industrial training in fulfillment of her degree.

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Miria Balungi

Program Assistant

Miria is an information scientist by profession with over five years work experience in the NGO sector offering administration support to the implementation of youth programs funded by different donors.

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Birungi Novell

Administrative Assistant

Ms. Birungi Novell is a social scientist with a one and a half years’ experience in youth advocacy, democratic governance and public accountability.

Board Members

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Patrick Wakida

Board Chairman

Dr. Wakida is a holder of a BA Economics (IUIU), Msc. Agroeconomics and Management (PLU),Mphil. Sociology of Development (Warwick) and PhD. Social Policy (Warwick). He has over 15years of policy research, organisational management, programme implementation and Boardgovernance experience.

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Irene S. Kwaga

Board Member

Ms. Kwaga is a passionate and driven Ugandan lawyer with over 10 years working experience in programme design, management and implementation to advance the Rule of Law programming in Uganda.

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Daniel Bateeze

Board Member

Mr. Bateeze Daniel holds a Master of Business administration from Uganda Martyrs’ University and a Bachelor’s Degree in Education from Makerere University.

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Rebecca Nalweyiso

Board Member

Ms. Nalweiso Rebecca holds a Bachelor of Laws (MUK) from Makerere University and a Diploma in Legal Practice (LDC). She is an advocate of the High Court and currently works with Uganda’s Inspectorate of Government.

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Ambrose Kibuuka

Board Member

Mr. Ambrose Kibuuka holds a Bachelor Degree in Political Science and Public Administration from Makerere University and a Master’s in Development Studies from Uganda’s Martyrs University.