Senior Management Team

Photo Position Profile

Executive Director

Sheila is the Executive Director of the AIDS Information Centre. She is a social worker, a specialist in social sector planning and management and a behavioral scientist. She possesses highly proven qualifications in management of organizations at post graduate level. She has other technical 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 15 years working with the civil society, government and international development agencies. Sheila has made a significant contribution to Friends of children’s association, Child fund international, USAID Funded projects, Irish Aid, Australian aid, BMZ German fund and the civil society fund.

Director Finance & Administration

Augustine is a qualified accountant and a member of the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA) and a member of the Institute of internal Auditors Uganda Chapter. Augustine holds a Bsc. in Applied Accounting - First class (Hons) from Oxford Brookes University. Before joining AIC Uganda, Augustine worked with Deloitte Uganda as a senior forensics officer and senior grants officer and with St. Francis’ Hospital, Nsambya, heading the Internal Audit function. Augustine as well obtained External audit experience while working with Data, Figure & Co. Certified public accountants as an Audit Senior.

Director Planning and Programming

Denis Bakomeza is Graduate of Clinical Medicine and Community Health; Health services management and Master of Science in Health Services management. Denis has also done several short courses; attended various international conferences and Trainings. He has 20 years working experience in Humanitarian Health services, Local government Health services, Faith based and national NGO Health services. His core areas of work have been in general Medicine, Public Health, HIV and Reproductive Health. His core area of specialty is HIV and SRHR programming.

Regional Manager Arua

Henry is a Public Health Nurse with proven experience of more than 12 years in planning, implementation and evaluation of HIV/AIDS Programs. He is currently serving as Regional Manager in West Nile Region where he is responsible for planning, coordination, supervision and management of all functions and activities of Arua branch in order to ensure that all planned activities and the goals and objectives of the organization are attained and the overall mission promoted in the Region. Currently, he is on the edge of completing Master’s Degree in Public health. He holds a BSC Nursing Degree from Makerere University and has further enhanced his education by attending short certificate courses.

Regional Manager Mbarara

Alice is an innovative, dynamic, flexible and results oriented professional with over 20 years’ experience and proven success in; Administration, Budgeting, Finance Management and Accountability, Team Leadership, Work Plan Formulation, Supervision, Counselling, Coaching & Mentoring, Performance Management & Appraisals and above all working within local communities. She is currently the Regional Manager Mbarara and Kabale in Western Uganda, tasked with the overall implementation, supervision, management and administration of AIC mandate within Mbarara and neighbouring districts. Alice holds a Masters of Arts Social Sector planning and Management degree, Bachelor of Arts (Hons.) Social sciences and is a registered Nurse.

Internal Audit Manager

Michael Kivumu Ssimbwa is a member of ACCA and currently the Internal Audit Manager AIDS Information Centre. He has vast internal auditing experience spanning over 18 years in UEB, Uganda electricity transmission company, Uganda Electricity Distribution Company and Umeme. Michael has hugely contributed towards improving the internal controls, governance and risk-management programs for many organizations including AIC. Previously, he supported Finance departments not only in enforcing compliance with approved policies and procedures, but also in formulating them. With this vast experience, he has gained skills overtime, changing the perception of colleagues about auditors. Michael is a highly dependable auditor, known for not comprising on professional ethical value for personal gains or selfish interests, earning him respect from within the organizations and the Board.

ICT Manager

Godfrey is an ICT specialist with over 15 years working experience in the field of ICT. He has worked in a senior position as ICT manager for 8 years in AIDS Information Centre – Uganda heading 8 Regional Centres of excellence with duty station at head office Kampala. Prior to this position he taught Undergraduate students (2005-2008) computer fundamentals and operations at Makerere University as part-time lecturer and published an Introduction to computer Software Applications Book. Godfrey also worked as Systems Administrator (2003-2008) and Computer Technician (4 years) at the same University in Faculty of Arts. Godfrey has attended a Master’s degree course in Data Communications & Software Engineering (Currently on research) and Bachelor of Science Majoring Computer science. He also attended Cisco Certified Network professional (CCNP) and completed a Diploma in Electrical & Electronics from Uganda Polytechnic Kyambogo before Joining University for undergraduate training programme.