Jane Seruwagi Nalunga is an expert on trade, tax and investment related issues in general and the multilateral, bilateral, regional and national trade and investment policies and Agreements in particular. She has more than 20 years of experience in policy research, analysis and advocacy and has authored a number of policy-oriented studies and articles.
Jane sits on a number of national policymaking bodies; and advises government and Parliament on trade, tax and investment-related matters. She is a member and actively participates in a number of networks at national and global levels.
She holds an Honors Bachelor of Arts degree in History and English Language (Makerere University); a Diploma in Education from Makerere University; and a Masters of Arts (M.A) in African History from the University of London.
She is an Associate of the Institute of Chartered Secretaries and Administrators (ACIS) and currently the Country Director of SEATINI-Uganda.
Eresi is an Accountant by profession. She is currently pursuing a Certified Public Accountants of Uganda Course (CPA-U) and holds a Bachelors Degree in Accounting and Finance from Kyambogo University, Management Accounting for NGOs Certificate (MANGO), a diploma in Business Accounting and a servant leadership training course Certificate from Development Associates International.
Currently Eresi is working as the Finance Officer of SEATINI-Uganda where she guides the organization in its financial management.
Sam has more than 15 years of progressive experience in results based monitoring and evaluation of development programs and projects. He has previously worked for human rights and legal aid organisations where he facilitated the development and operationalization of monitoring and evaluation systems and strategies as well as supported the use of M&E tools for effective data collection and reporting. Sam holds a Master of Arts in Economic Policy and Planning (MAEPP) from Makerere University, a post graduate diploma in monitoring and evaluation from Uganda Management Institute and a Bachelor of Commerce degree from Makerere University. He has also attended and participated in a number of short certificate trainings in M&E; project planning and management; budgets and accountability; and report and proposal writing among others.
In addition, Sam possesses strong skills in research and program/project evaluation. He has conducted evaluations for various development programs both at national and regional levels. He has also supported strategic planning processes for a number of local civil society organisations.
Faith Lumonya holds an Honors Bachelors of Arts degree in Development Economics (specializing in International Trade) from Makerere University. She is currently working with SEATINI-Uganda as a Programme Officer under the trade and Investment programme area. She possesses a wealth of knowledge in trade and trade policy related aspects at national, regional and global level. She has previously handled policy analysis and advocacy work on trade and economic, social and cultural rights; regional trade integration .
She has authored and contributed to the development of a number of trade and trade related policy information materials on trade, agriculture and food security issues. She has worked closely with policy makers at national and regional level to ensure pro development outcomes in various trade and trade related policy processes. Lumonya Faith is a young and enthusiastic trade policy researcher, analyst and activist.
Monica is the Program Officer in charge of Regional Integration at SEATINI. She is an Associate development advisor in Trade Policy, Gender and Enterprise Development, with experience in business management systems and advocacy in both private and public sector.
She holds a Masters in International Trade Policy and Law from Uganda Martyrs University, a Diploma in Private Sector Development from International Swedish Institute for Public Administration with extensive training in Project Planning and Management, Monitoring and Evaluation from Uganda Management Institute, Wageningen University in Netherlands and Carlton University in Canada respectively.
She has more than five years' experience in women economic empowerment, export promotions, policy analysis and research to support public advocacy for regional competitiveness. She believes in the voice behind the voiceless.
Africa is a researcher, activist, and development anthropologist with four years' experience in Trade policy and development. He holds a Bachelors of Development Studies (specializing in International Trade) from Makerere University and MSc. in Governance and Regional Integration from the Pan African University. He has worked with SEATINI-Uganda as a Program Officer on Multilateral and Bilateral Trade Negotiations and has participated in numerous meetings and conferences on Trade negotiations at Regional and WTO level. He has written numerous articles on Global Value Chains, Trade and Investment Negotiations, Sustainable Development Goals, Aid and Aid for Trade. Africa has been quoted in "Trade is War"; a book by Yash Tandon, as among those who, in action and solidarity, continue to challenge the globalized trade warriors".
Lilian is an Accounts professional. She is currently pursuing a Certified Public Accountants of Uganda course (CPA-U). She holds a Bachelors Degree in Management Science from Kyambogo University Kampala- Uganda. She is currently the Accounts Assistant of SEATINI Uganda.
Paul Martin Muhoozi is an Information Technology professional with a strong passion for computers and communication. He holds an Honours Bachelor of Information Systems from Makerere University Kampala, Uganda as well as a Cisco Certified Network Associate. He is working at SEATINI Uganda under the documentation and communication programme. On a daily basis , Paul is involved in administering and monitoring the organization's IT systems, updating the website, hardware and software monitoring as well as undertaking the documentation and communication requirements within SEATINI. Paul has gained professional experience in the areas of network systems development and management, website design and maintanance, capacity building in IT systems operations. He is an all-round person devoted to learning new ideas.
Regina is an expert on trade and Taxation issues. She is a Programme head under Financing for Development. She holds a Post Graduate Diploma in International Trade and Development from TRAPCA (Trade Policy Center in Africa) and an Honors Bachelors Degree in Commerce from Makerere University Kampala-Uganda.
She has contributed to a number of publications on tax and budget.
Immaculate is a programme support officer under the Agricultural Trade and Rural Transformation programme. She holds a Bachelors Degree in Business Administration Ndejje University. She has over two years experience in research, analysis and policy advocacy on areas around agriculture, trade and rural transformation.
Rogers Tomusange is currently working as a Program Support Officer under the Financing for Development program. He is a graduate from Makerere University, Kampala with a Bachelor’s in Arts and Social Sciences. Rogers is passionate about Tax and development issues, Human rights and global dynamics around the world. He has worked with SEATINI- Uganda since 2017. His dream is to have an impact in changing people’s livelihoods through advocacy.
Grace is a programme support officer under financing from development/Tax Justice Programme. She holds a Bachelor's degree in Economics from Makerere University Business School and a Postgraduate Diploma in Taxation at the East African School of Taxation. She has over two years' experience in research, analysis and policy advocacy on areas around Financing for Development. She is hardworking, resourceful and ambitious with a good understanding of economic theory and its practical implication. She is able to work amidst multiple priorities with tight deadlines. She is highly organized with great embrace to time management and teamwork.
Aloysious Kittengo currently works as the Programme Support Officer under Financing for Development /Tax Justice programme. He holds a Postgraduate Certificate in International Trade Facilitation and Development from Trade Policy Training Centre in Africa (TRAPCA)- Arusha, Tanzania. He holds a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Social Science from Makerere University Kampala, Uganda. He has five years experience in Trade, Tax and Policy-related advocacy from local, national, regional and Global level. Aloysious's ambition is to become a reputable Social Scientist with specialization in developmental related issues for the improved people's livelihoods in associate with other professionals and institutions where his knowledge and skills are highly needed and acknowledged. He has a clear logical and practical approach to problem solving and capable of working under pressure on one hand and, with equal confidence in working independently on the other.
Brenda holds a Diploma in Mass Communication and Journalism from United Media Consultants and Trainers with three years’ experience in writing, storytelling and vlogging. She is a professional Journalist and Documentary Film maker who is focused, ambitious with a strong passion for filming and documenting people’s life stories, sharing social media content mainly keeping the world posted about what is happening, community well-being and national development.
Jessica Chen currently works as an Intern under Agricultural Trade and Rural Transformation Programme. She is visiting from Canada and currently holds a Master of Arts degree in Political Science from York University (Toronto). Her graduate thesis examined the role of art in social movements and its role in shaping acts and meanings of political resistance. She is interested in a wide array of topics including sustainable development, global economics and political philosophy
As our security guard, Patrick holds an ordinary level certificate of education. He does a number of things from watching office premises to preventing and detecting, evicting suspicious persons from premises where necessary, calling police or fire brigade in cases of emergency, such as fire or presence of unauthorized persons , to cleaning of office premises (sweeping & slashing of the compound and tending to plants and flowers i.e. regular watering and maintenance care)