Regional Office Staff
Ayenew Tessera Fenta
Ag. Regional Manager;
Regional Monitoring & Evaluation Officer
Ayenew Tessera Fenta is Regional Monitoring and Evaluation officer for NBD since December 2014. Ayenew has BA and MA degrees in Political Sciences and International Relations from Addis Ababa University, Ethiopia. Previously (July 2013-November 2014) Ayenew had worked for HELEVETAS Swiss Inter-cooperation in the capacity of country programme officer having taken full responsibility for the thematic programme areas on governance and peace, civil society capacity building, and WASH. Ayenew had also worked for the Ethiopian Nile National Discourse Forum from 2006-2013 in the capacity of country programme coordinator. Ayenew has more about 10 years expertise experience in programme planning, monitoring and evaluation in the water sector.
Regional Finance and Administration Officer
Herbert Wairugala is the incumbent Regional Finance and Administration Officer for the Nile Basin Discourse since 2009. He holds 15 years’ wealth of experience in developing, improving, conducting and implementing established managerial, financial, administrative, and accounting programs with an aim of contributing to the organization’s un-matched value. Herbert is innovative in thinking, creatively professional in execution and in decision making. He is currently pursuing a professional course in Accounting (CPA – Level 3) and also holds a Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration attained in Bugema University – Uganda. He holds a high level of integrity, confidentiality and he’s a very responsive and strong team player.
Regional Program Administrator
Jennifer holds a Bachelors Degree in Development studies from Nkumba University Entebbe, Uganda, a Diploma in Business Administration from Marist College, Poughkeepsie, NY USA and a Diploma in Secretarial Studies from National College of Business Studies, Nakawa – Kampala, Uganda. She has also done a course in basic financial management and accounting. She is currently pursuing an online course in Human Resource Management.
Jennifer has a long working experience with international and regional organizations in which her major responsibilities included administration and human resource management, accounting, procurement and secretarial support. She is a multi-task worker; a team player; passionate with her work and always willing to learn new skills.
Ag. Regional Communications & Media Officer;
Regional ICT and SM Officer
Mathias is an Information and Communications Technology Specialist. He was appointed Regional ICT & Social media Officer of the NBD in 2015. Prior to this appointment Mathias worked with the Refugee law Project, School of law - Makerere University as the IT Supervisor and with the Uganda Charitable and Benevolent Teamwork - Lugazi as IT Officer. With over 10 years experience and professional competence in the ICT field, Mathias' exposure is largely in web technologies, enterprise computing and social media.