Trustees for Tertiary Education Scholarship Trust for Uganda


Dr Fred Babweteera

Dr Babweteera has an undergraduate degree in Forestry from Makerere University. He also holds a DPhil and an MSc Forest Science, Policy and Management from University of Oxford. He is currently the Regional Coordinator (AFRICA), Research and Conservation, Royal Zoological Society of Scotland. He is also a Lecturer at Makerere University, Uganda. He is an enthusiastic tropical forest ecologist with experience in teaching conservation biologists and managing multidisciplinary conservation projects. He is a member of the Governing Council of the Commonwealth Forestry Association, member of IUCN Species Survival Commission Primate Specialist Group. He serves on various peer reviewed journal editorial boards.


Mr. Ronnie Twesigye

Ronald has more than 10 years of experience in civil engineering projects both in design and management of projects, climate change and water resources management. His experience spans both in the developed and developing countries. He has worked in public and private entities in the sectors of climate change impacts in Water resources, Flood Risk Management Strategies and Strategic Flood Risk Assessment Asset Management, Management of Clean Development Mechanism Projects (CDM) and program of activities (PoA), Contract Management and administration of works using FIDIC, ICE and NEC conditions of contract, Technical and financial contract administration, Construction supervision of RC structures to provide solution to natural resources management.

Ronald is among the few Ugandan nationals with a solid track record in Clean Development Mechanisms (CDM). He is a registered Civil Engineer with the Uganda Engineers Registration Board and has participated in several work groups in Uganda, including the carbon footing of products for setting an ISO 14067 standard. He completed a fellowship with the UNFCCC Secretariat in Bonn, Germany focusing on the improved design of modalities for Programmes of Activities (PoAs). He worked with the National Environmental Management Authority (NEMA) in Uganda as a project manager for the Municipal Solid Waste Compost Project, a registered Programme of Activities.

Ronald graduated with a Master’s of Science degree in water science, Policy and Management from the University of Oxford in 2006. He holds a Bachelors of Science degree in Civil Engineering from Makerere University, Kampala Uganda where he graduated with a 2nd upper degree.


Professor Lillian Ekirikubinza

Lillian Tibatemwa-Ekirikubinza is a Professor of Law and First Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Academic Affairs) at Makerere University. She is a holder of a Ph.D in Law (specialized in Criminal Law, Criminal Justice and Criminology); an LL.M in Commercial Law: an LL.B (Hons.) and a Diploma in Legal Practice. She is an enrolled Advocate of Uganda’s Courts of Judicature.

Professor Tibatemwa-Ekirikubinza is a highly experienced and widely researched legal scholar in Judicial and Legal matters. Her interest and scholarly contribution largely lie in the areas of Comparative Criminal Jurisprudence; Transnational Crime; Computer Crime; Human Rights Perspectives of Criminal Law; Gender, Crime and Criminology; Gender and the Law; Children’s Rights; Juvenile Justice; Rights of People with Disability; Legal aspects of Information and Communications Technology (ICT); E-Commerce, E-Evidence and Computer Crime.

In more recent times, Lillian has done extensive work in the area of Quality Assurance in Higher Education.

She is widely published in referred journals and among her publications are three law books: Women’s Violent Crime in Uganda: More Sinned Against than Sinning (1999); Offences Against the Person: Homicides and Non-Fatal Assaults in Uganda (2005); Criminal Law in Uganda: Sexual Assaults and Offences against Morality (2005).