Dr. Florence Nakayiwa

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Florence Nakayiwa is the Director of the Planning and Development Department at Makerere University. As Director of Planning, she is charged with the responsibility to prepare and produce long and short term corporate plans; set budget priorities and assess the budget proposals for their coherence with strategic goals of the university; in addition to ensuring the information flow is synthesised for effective decision making.

She is the Programme Coordinator of Several Development Partner Programmes at Makerere University. These among others include the MasterCard Foundation Scholars Programme at
Makerere University and the African Development Bank- Higher Education Science and Technology Programme. She is a Board member of the African Higher Education Advancement
– AHEAD Initiative; A board Member to the Youth After School Initiative and A Board Member of the Makerere University Walter Reed Programme.
DAAD Fellow: University Leadership Programme that targeted Project Management, Financial Management and Human Resource Management in Higher Education at the University of
Oldenburg- Germany. She is a fellow to the International Visitors Leadership Program, A Voluntary Visitors Program on Higher Education Financing and Administration; she is a US state
alumnus. And an Associate Fellow of the Centre for Higher Education Transformation based in South Africa.

Florence has a Doctor of Business Administration in Higher Education Management from the University of Bath, United Kingdom and a Masters’ Degree in Economic Policy Management
from Makerere University.