Consultancies

Selected Consultancies/Studies/Research

May 2007 to date

Supporting the development of an ICT Policy and Master Plan for Haramaya University, Addis Ababa (funded by Sida).

Jan - May 2006

Capacity building consultant under ATOS Origin, developing training material and delivering training related to ICT and application to development for World Bank Task Team Leaders

May 2003 to Feb 2007

Lead Consultant under Atos Consulting for Component 1e, Capacity Building for ICT Policy Makers and Regulators, under the DFID and Sida funded project, Catalysing Access to ICTs in Africa (Atos Consulting and DFID won the Innovation Category award for this project at the MCA Awards, 2007, UK).

Oct – Dec 2006

Evaluation of Sida/SAREC support to University of Addis Ababa, Ethiopia for Sida (part of a team led by Prof Johann Mouton)

May/June 2006

Evaluation of Leland Initiative support projects in Lesotho, (under Computer Frontiers Inc, for USAID)

2004 to date

Lead Researcher for the Research ICT Africa! research node in Uganda – see www.researchictafrica.net

April 2005 to March 2006

Consultant to the Association of African Universities: ICT Initiative under AAU for African Academic and Research Institutions (focusing on the bandwidth challenge)

May 2003 – Nov 2003

Lead consultant (initial nomination by Makerere University) for Component 1e of the DFID and Sida/SAREC funded initiative: Catalysing Access to ICTs in Africa. Component 1e is aimed at Capacity building for ICT policy makers and regulators. The consultancy required the formulation of a strategy and work plan for implementing the component. Makerere University has subsequently been identified to host this component.

Dec 2002 – Feb 2003

Formulation of an ICT Policy and Master Plan for the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Uganda, supported by the United Nations Development Programme, Uganda.

March 2002 – October 2002

ICT Readiness survey for the government of Uganda: Base study and evaluation preparatory to the award of consultancy for the formulation of an ICT Policy and Master Plan for Government as an enterprise.

2000

Lead Consultant for the Proposed Optical Fibre backbone for Makerere University (Funded by ADB). Role: overall project planning and management. This project has been completed on time and within cost (Infrastructure value USD 1 million)

April 2000 – August 2001

Leland Project Manager, working as counterpart to Computer Frontiers Inc. in the establishment of a wireless backbone and internal ISP for Makerere University (USAID, EDDI). (Project value $1 million for infrastructure and consultancy services)

1998

Consultant to Bank of Uganda in setting up a modern nationwide vehicular radio communication network (Infrastructure value $300,000)

1998 – 2000

Project Manager under Technology Consults for the World Bank funded Rehabilitation of Soroti Hospital

1997 – 1998

Civil Works Expert for the European Union Funded Partial Rehabilitation of the National College of Business Studies, Institute of Teacher Education Kyambogo, and Uganda Polytechnic Kyambogo.

Apr 1996 – June 1996

Communications Consultant to the Interim Electoral Commission.

1994 – 2000

Rainfall Characterisation and Ku Band Propagation Measurements (Part of an ITU and EU sponsored international consortium)

1993 – 1996

Principal Consultant (under Technology Consults Ltd.) supervising the Installation of a Nationwide Radio Telecommunication Network for the Uganda Revenue Authority.

1993

Project Coordinator (under Technology Consults Ltd.) under the UNIDO sponsored project: “Building Endogenous Capacity in Science and Technology”.

1992 – to date

Propagation studies for Uganda; financed by Uganda Government through Makerere University (initial stage). Also funded by the Government of Italy and the Uganda Communications Commission.

1992

Consultant on the Energy Sector (under Technology Consults Ltd.) under the UNIDO sponsored project: “Building Endogenous Capacity in Science and Technology”.