Programme Management Team

Senior Management

Stephen Kasaija Stephen Kasaija, Head, Programme Management Unit (PMU)
Stephen heads the Social Protection Programme Management Unit. Stephen headed the Secretariat of the Expanding Social Protection (ESP) Programme which successfully implemented the Programme pilot between 2010-2015.
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Raheel Sheikh is a qualified Accountant and has worked for more than twenty years in the humanitarian sector (not for profit) service. His strengths lies in systems analysis, design and implementation in the areas of corporate services ie. Finance, Logistics, HR, IT and admin…..Read More

Bernie WylerBernie Wyler- Team Leader,  Maxwell Stamp Plc

Maxwell Stamp Plc was selected by DFID/UKaid, Irish Aid and the Ministry of Gender, Labour & Social Development as the Fund Manager for the ESP Programme. Bernie leads the Fund Manager Team in the Programme.

Prosper Muhumuza Bainabyona, Deputy Head,Programme Management Unit(PMU)

Prosper’s 16 years’ expertise in management and development interventions has been accumulated through exposure to multi-sectoral implementation and managerial portfolios from field to senior management level.Read More


PiusPius Ongom Okello, SAGE Operations Adviser

A Socio-Economist by training, Pius is the SAGE Operations Adviser. He brings 10 years of professional experience in management of …Read More

Simon Omoding1Simon Omoding, Communications Adviser

Simon joined ESP Programme in 2010 as the Communications Adviser. He has over 15 years’ experience as a communications strategist; with expertise in especially designing communication strategies…Read More

David TumwesigyeDavid Tumwesigye, Advocacy Adviser

David Lambert Tumwesigye is the Programme Policy and Advocacy Adviser. He brings with him over 15 years’ experience and skills in …Read More

Dr-James KakoozaDr.James Kakooza (Phd), Monitoring and Evaluation adviser
Dr.James Kakooza has served in very high profile M and E portfolios over the past 15 years. He previously worked as researcher and a consultant at Somaliland development fund, worked as head of monitoring ta African Capacity Building Foundation and Mercy Corps in Afghanistan. Read More

Peter Ndeda

Peter Ndeda –IT/MIS Advisor

An experienced Management Information Systems (MIS) expert with over 5 years of relevant professional experience.

Peter is a Computer Scientist by training and specialises in MIS systems for cash transfer and social protection programs he is experienced in designing, planning, implementation & support of cash transfer systems & managing data and reporting from such systems

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Asaph Byamukama  Asaph Byamukama, Finance and Accounting Coordinator

Asaph, brings to ESP over 10 years’ management level experience in finance and grants management for International Non-governmental organisations (INGOs), Government of Uganda and Donor funded programmes in Uganda and South Sudan. Read More

Lydia NabiryoLydia Nabiryo, Acting Policy and  Advocacy Coordinator

Ms. Lydia Nabiryo is a self-motivated Advocate of the High Court of Uganda and all other Courts subordinate. She has expertise in working with poor and marginalized sections of the community. Read More

beatriceBeatrice Okillan,Policy and Advocacy Coordinator

Beatrice is the Acting Deputy Head for the Expanding Social Protection Programme – Phase II. She brings to the Programme over 15 years of experience in social protection, community development and livelihoods…Read More

Jane Namuddu, Acting MERL Coordinator

Rachel Nakibuuka, HRA Coordinator

RTSU Coordinators

Rose Atule,RTSU Coordinator, Kyenjojo

Gabriel Achia ,RTSU Coordinator Kaberamaido

Maxwell Odong, RTSU Coordinator Gulu

Joseph Apalia, RTSU Coordinator Moroto

Aggrey Kassatta, RTSU Coordinator Nebbi

Tom Omuut, RTSU Coordinator Kamuli

Raymond Yiga, Ag Coordinator Kiboga

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