ADVISORY TEAM

Gen. Ivan Koreta 

He is a General in the Uganda People’s Defence Forces (UPDF) and a representative for the armed forces in the Parliament of Uganda. 

He attended a Battalion Administrative Officer Course in Makambaku Administration Officers Col-lege, Tanzania, undertook a Combined Arms Brigade Officer Course in USSR, graduated with 

Private Pilots Licence from Royal Air Force Scotland. 

Gen. Ivan Koreta has a Master of Science in Strategic Studies from University of Ibadan and is a Fellow of National Defence University, China and National War College, Abuja Nigeria. 

Hon Dr Victoria Sekitoleko 

She is currently Chairperson of the governing board of Uganda Agribusiness Alliance whose main purpose is to provide agribusinesses with a coordinated unified voice while transforming agriculture in Uganda. 

She worked as Director of the Food and Agricultural Organization (UN-FAO) representa-tive to China, Mongolia and DPR Korea; FAO representative to Ethiopia for the African Un-ion (AU) and the Economic Community for Africa (ECA); FAO Sub Regional representative to Eastern and Southern Africa in Zimbabwe; 

Dr Sekitoleko was Member of Parliament (MP) and Minister of Agriculture, Animal Indus-try and Fisheries in Uganda; Deputy Minister, Ministry of Agriculture and Forestry in Uganda; Previously she was a Senior Agriculture Banking Officer at Uganda Development Bank. 

Dr Charles Koojo 

Dr. Charles Koojo is a graduate scientist with postgraduate degrees in Physical Planning, Environment management and Climate Change Resilience. His PhD Thesis was “Implementation of physical plans with reference to wetland land use in Kampala City-Uganda”. 

He has worked on conservation programs with United Nations (UN), the World Bank (WB), the Afri-can Development Bank (AfDB), JICA, DANIDA, SIDA and GTZ. 

He is currently the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) -Urban Research and Training Consultancy (EA) Ltd, and Chairman-Kontiki Group of Companies (Kontiki Bamboo Works Ltd, Kontiki Ho-tel Hoima, Kontiki Agro Smart Farm Ltd) 

Peter Bahizi (FAO) 

He is a Programme Associate, Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO). 

He worked as a senior plantation Officer at Sawlog Production Grant Scheme 

Peter is highly skilled in Commercial Forestry establishment and management. He is keen on planting trees and economically empower communities and youth. 

Marcos Bitew 

Marcos Bitew is the Director at Crested Capital (CSS), a Ugandan financial services firm provid-ing investment advice, brokerage services, and investor education and training to a diversified client base. 

He is the Founder and CEO African Power Initiative (API) Uganda, and also founder, chairman and shareholder API – Renewable Energy PLC Ethiopia that deals with the production and sell of bio-diesel from candle nut, Jatropha and castor seeds. 

He is the Founder and CEO African Power Initiative (API) Uganda, and also founder, chairman and shareholder API – Renewable Energy PLC Ethiopia that deals with the production and sell of bio-diesel from candle nut, Jatropha and castor seeds. 

Geoffrey Alengo 

Alengo Geoffrey is an experienced project monitor, researcher and evaluator. He is qualified with an MSc and Post graduate Diploma in Project Planning & Management. He also holds a BSc in Fisheries & Aquacul-ture. 

Alengo has done extensive work with reputable organizations in project evaluations. Of late he has has con-ducted baseline survey study for project: “The increased resilience and income support for vulnerable refugees and persons in local communities in Kyangwali refugee settlement in Uganda” as lead consultant. 

He also conducted End Line Evaluation for WASH & Livelihood Project: “WVU/CONS/03 – 2019/02- END LINE survey- MOFA II” implemented by World Vision Uganda (“WVU”). 

Wilson Kanyi Maina 

Kanyi Maina has a strong background in Capital Advisory, Project Finance, Renewable Energy, and Public Finance. His experience brings to the team a unique blend of strong entrepreneurship and project management skills. He studied Economics at Stanford University in California in the United States 

Vincent Oduor

Vincent Oduor is the Chief Executive Officer of Star Cafe Limited in Uganda; He previously held Senior Commercial Management roles at Population Services In-ternational, Keroche Breweries Limited & Nation Media Group in Kenya as well as Mega Beverages Limited in Tanzania. 

He is an environmental Conservation enthusiast and is passionate about com-mercializing conservation efforts to benefit resident communities and the world at Large. 

Vincent holds a Bachelors of Arts Degree Majoring in Economics and a Master’s in Business Administration majoring in Marketing from the University of Nairobi.