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Nanyondo Sumaiyah Sebuta is an Advocate of the High Court of Uganda and all subordinate courts .She is also a Commissioner for Oaths.

Sumaiyah was entered on the Roll of Advocates in June 2012 and has since been in active practice.

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Dr. Cyprian Misinde joined the Directorate in October 2022. His main role is to lead, initiate, design, direct, coordinate, monitor, and evaluate the processes of services provided at the university, which include the admission of students, teaching and learning, assessments, recruitment of staff, financial processes, graduation, procurement, experiential learning, research, policy developments, collaborations, partnership and linkage to other institutions are done in the most efficient, effective, inclusive, and accountable way as per the strategic plan and the established standards in the University, and as per the nationally and internationally agreed norms. And to develop systems for quality assurance in the University.

Cyprian holds a PhD in Childhood Studies from Queen’s University Belfast. He is a Social and Population Scientist. His research interest has focussed on Child well-being and poverty measurements, improving learning in schools in Uganda, reproductive health, vulnerable populations such as children of incarcerated parents lift at home, challenges and experiences of informal caregivers who care for people suffering from noncommunicable diseases in Uganda, and drug use among boda-boda cyclists in Uganda. Cyprian is a DHS Fellow in 2015 and a Commonwealth Fellow in 2011.

Previously, he was the Head of the Department of Population Studies at, the School of Statistics and Planning College of Business and Management Sciences. He also worked as a Senior Lecturer in the above Department. He has also done consulting work in the area of Quality Assurance in Local Government assessments in Uganda and other consultancies with highly reputable organisations, which include: UNDP, The World Bank, UNFPA, UBOS, office of the Prime Minister of Uganda, among others.

Cyprian is a member of the Board of Directors of the Research and Education Network for Uganda (RENU); and Makerere University Walter Reed Project (MUWRP). He is also a member of the Makerere University Intellectual Property Committee and a member of the Central Management and Top Management of Makerere University. Cyprian is also the President of the James Ochola Memorial Secondary School Old Students Association.

Ronald Kakungulu-Mayambala is an Associate Professor attached to the Human Rights and Peace Centre (HURIPEC), and a former Graduate Teaching Assistant (GTA) at the University of British Colombia, Vancouver, Canada (2007-2008). He teaches Human Rights in the domestic perspective, Consumer Law and Protection, Introducing Law and Legal methods, Equity and Trusts and Intellectual Property Law to undergraduate students and International Environmental Law, Intellectual Property Law and Computers and the Law to graduate students at Makerere University School of Law. He is a Fellow of the Uganda National Academy of Sciences (UNAS).

He has extensive knowledge on International and Comparative Indigenous people’s law, Rights of ethnic minorities, Oil and Gas Law, Economic, Social and Cultural Rights and has also done work on the Rights of Indigenous Communities in East Africa.  He is an Advocate of the High court of Uganda.  Dr. Kakungulu-Mayambala’s doctoral thesis at The University of Arizona was on Indigenous People, Human Rights, and the African Problem: The Case of the Twa, Ogiek and Maasai.  He has consulted for many international and national agencies including IDRC, CIDA, DFID, SIDA, DANIDA, NORAD, ASF, EASSI, KCK and ACODE.

His research interests include Electronic Communications Law and Internet Governance, Intellectual Property Law, Electronic Commerce Law, Competition Law and Policy, National Security and Counter-Terrorism Law and International Human Rights and Indigenous Peoples Law.

Professor Bbaale is a former Dean of the School of Economics and Vice Chairperson of the Makerere University Deans’ Forum (MUDF). He is Director of EfD-Mak Centre, which is part of the Global Network of Environmental Economics Research Centres supported by Sida. He is Lead Person for the Inclusive Green Economy (IGE) Capacity Development Programme for Senior Civil Servants and Policy Makers. He is also Principal Investigator of a Project that will establish a Public Investment Management Centre of Excellence (PIM CoE) at Makerere University. He has extensive experience in economics research with a bias towards development microeconomics for enterprises and households. He is member of the African Economic Research Consortium Academic Advisory Board, the Scientific Committee of the United Nations Economic Commission for Africa Young Economists Network (ECA-YEN), and has recently been appointed member of the National Task Force on the Enhancement of Labour Productivity. He is widely published with over 40 peer reviewed papers, two of which won him the Literati Network Awards for Excellence in 2012 and 2019. At national level, he has implemented a number of policy-relevant research projects with key Government Ministries and Agencies as well as the private sector.

Ruth Nalumaga is the University Librarian, Makerere University, June 2023. She holds a Bachelor’s degree in Library and Information Science (BLIS) from the East African School of Library and Information Science, Makerere University, a Master’s degree in Librarianship from Monash University, Australia and PhD in Library and Information Science from the University
of Gothenburg and the University College of Boras, Sweden, 2009.

She is a Library Associate Professor, academic supervisor and Lecturer. Her research interests are Gender and information access, Information behavior, Library History and Information Policy. She is currently the Chairperson, Consortium of Uganda University Libraries (CUUL), 2022-2024. Her library professional career started in the Institute of Social Research, MISR in 1996 and later as College Librarian, College of Humanities and Social Sciences.

She was promoted to Deputy University Librarian in July 2018 till June 2023 and thereafter the University Librarian.

Dr. Ronald Naluwairo is a legal scholar and advocate committed to the development of legal education and training in Uganda and East Africa. He is an Associate Professor at the Human Rights and Peace Centre and Ag. Principal of the School of Law, Makerere University. Hitherto, he was the Deputy Principal (Ag) of the School. He has also previously served the School as Deputy Dean in charge of graduate studies and administration.

He has a PhD from the University of London, LLM from the University of Cambridge, LLB (Hons) from Makerere University and a diploma in Legal Practice from Law Development Centre. He is an advocate of the courts of judicature in Uganda. He was called to the Bar in 2003.  He is a member of Law Council’s Committee on Legal Education and Training and member of Makerere University’s Board of Research and Graduate Training.  He is a strong advocate of justice, rule of law and respect for human rights.

I am a member of Council, we pass University policies and regulations