Senior Management team

Hon. Sheila Birungi Gandi (Mrs.) – Executive Director 

Hon. Sheila Birungi is currently the Executive Director of AIDS Information Centre – Uganda and the State Minister for Health-Busoga Kingdom. She possesses highly proven qualifications in management of organizations with a Masters degree in Social Sector Planning and Management of Makerere University and a Bachelor’s degree in Social Work and Social Administration.

She has postgraduate trainings in management, Monitoring and evaluation, Project planning and management, Conflict Management and Resolution, Early childhood care and development, HIV program management, Participatory integrated approaches to programming and Counselling.  She has a significant professional track record in program and organizational management for over 17 years working with the civil society, government and international agencies.  She has been exposed to working with international organizations and donor agencies and has made contribution to: Child fund international and the AIDS information Centre and Friends of children’s association as local endogenous NGOs. She has been exposed to working with, World Bank Projects, USAID, Irish AID, Australian AID, BMZ German fund, the civil society fund, DANIDA, DFID, KOICA and the Global Funds. Read More…


 

Dr. Hilda Kizito – Director Programmes and Planning 

Hilda Kizito holds a Master of Medicine (Paediatrics and Child Health) and a Bachelor of Medicine and Surgery (M.B.ChB) from Makerere University, Uganda. She has practical and wide – spread working experience in Paediatrics and in particular HIV/AIDS and has participated in research/studies related to Paediatric HIV. Hilda possesses relevant knowledge and working experience in Counseling and Testing, management of Paediatric HIV/AIDS, PMTCT, TB/HIV and HIV drug resistance in especially in Uganda.

Hilda is a result-oriented person with in-built determination for success and continuous improvement. She is a team player, with people centered leadership skills and with high ability to learn. Hilda is a person of high integrity and workplace ethics. Read more…


 

Augustine Ssendi – Director Finance & Administration

Augustine holds an MBA from Edinburgh Business School, he is a member of the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants ACCA (UK) and a graduate of Oxford Brookes University, with a first-class honors BSc. Degree in Applied Accounting. Read more…


 

Lulu Henry Leku – Regional Manager Northern Uganda

Henry combines both behavioral and public health skills. He has more than 20 years in program development, monitoring and evaluation as well as program reviews. He holds a Master of Public Health- Makerere University, a Bachelor’s degree in Nursing and several Certificate Courses of hands on knowledge and skills development. Read more…


 

Godfrey Ahumuza – Manager ICT

Godfrey is an ICT specialist with over 15 years working experience in the field of Information Communications Technology (ICT) holding a Master’s Degree in Data Communications and Software Engineering. He also holds a second-class Upper degree in Bachelor of Science (Majoring Computer Science). He has worked in a senior position as ICT manager AIDS Information Centre heading 8 Regional Centres with duty station at head office Kampala. Prior to this position, he taught Undergraduate students (2005-2008) computer fundamentals and operations, database development and Airline reservation system at Makerere University as part-time lecturer and published an Introduction to computer Software Applications Book. Godfrey also worked as Systems Administrator (2003-2005) and Computer Technician (2000-2003) at the same University. Read more…


 

Michael Kivumu Ssimbwa – Manager Internal Audit

Michael is a Certified Public Accountant with over 15 years of experience in accounting and auditing. Currently, he is providing oversight and management of the grants portfolio at AIDS Information Centre – Uganda (AIC); overseeing the capacity building component of AIC with particular focus on strengthening internal systems, financial management of the sub-recipients and building their competence in overall program management. He holds a Master’s degree of Business Administration (MBA) from Heriot-Watt University and a Higher Diploma in Accountancy from Nkumba University. Read more….