Owoesigire Ambrose

Chief Executive Officer

He provides overall business management, strategic guidance, and coordination of the activities of the organization he is heading. He serves as the primary representative for Excel Hort Consult Ltd (EHC) and ensures the overall, efficiency and effectiveness of the projects at EHC. Ambrose has over 8 years’ experience in various senior level management positions with core competences in project management, Fund management, Strategic planning, agribusiness incubation management, accounting and Finance management and Financial Statement preparations. He also has knowledge and expertise in program management such as; UniBRAIN initiative that was supported by DANIDA and Forum for Agricultural Research in Africa (FARA) which aims at jobs and wealth creation through sustainable agribusiness development. Switch Africa Green Project Uganda supported by European Union through United Nations Environment Program (UNEP) and United Nations for Project Services (UNOPS) which aims at promoting sustainable green energy consumption and production practices and Eco-entrepreneurship among other programs funded by FAO and Self Help Africa currently being implemented by Excel Hort Consult Ltd. He has worked with Afri Banana Products Ltd a non-profit making agribusiness incubator in banana value chain development, he worked with Delight (U) Ltd the manufacturers of Cheers Juice as a Finance and Administration manager and also worked with AKAMWESI LTD a tree planting and real estate’s company as an accountant.

Anke Weisheit

Director of Research and Innovations

Anke Weisheit is an Agricultural Engineer, MSc with more than 16 years of experience in tropical agriculture, value chain development and agri-business in Eastern and Southern Africa. Currently, she is the Director of Research and Innovations at Excel Hort Consult Limited Uganda, Deputy Task Force Leader for the establishment of the Pharm-Biotechnology and Traditional Medicine Centre at Mbarara University of Science and Technology, and Chairperson Programmes and Research Committee of THETA Uganda. In addition, she is an External Expert to the European Commission Horizon2020 and a Co-founder and Treasurer on the Board of Directors of the Agribusiness Incubation Alliance of Uganda. She has researched and consulted for the United Nations Development Programme, Wold Bank, World Health Organization, World Agroforestry Centre, and German Agency for International Cooperation among others.

Tusingwire Sarah

Program officer

Tusingwire Sarah is an active development facilitator associated with agribusiness, innovation and incubation companies. Sarah is currently the programme Manager of Excel Hort Consult, the General Secretary of Uganda Banana Producers Cooperative Union ltd, Regional Mobilizer for Uganda Forum for Agricultural Advisory services (UFAAS) Western Region, Vice chairperson for Excel Hort Consult SACCO, Executive committee member of Policy Analyst and Advocacy Programme (PAAP), a gender mainstreaming unit of ASARECA as a Trainer of Trainees in gender mainstreaming in agricultural Research, and she is the value chain specialist for Afri Banana Products ltd (ABP). Sarah holds a master Degree in Development Studies from Bishop Stuart University and has a bachelor’s Degree in development studies from Mbarara University of Science and Technology with other certificates in project planning and management, Guidance and Counselling, Agribusiness incubation, Monitoring and Evaluation, Gender Mainstreaming in Agricultural Research, Mainstreaming Gender and nutrition in Agricultural extension to mention, Sarah is an experienced researcher and has made publications on the climate smart Agricultural and rural development which can be accessed on www.excelhort.com.

Kansiime Grace

Head of Finance

Joseph Kasenene

Country Manager - Tanzania

Joseph Kasenene is the Country Manager Excel Hort Consult Ltd Tanzania Based in Mwanza Region, western part of Tanzania. He has 10 years’ Experience in managing agribusiness value chains operations and community development initiatives. He served as Project Coordinator for Empower Children and Communities against Abuse (ECCA) since 2015-2010, He joined Share An Opportunity (SAO) Uganda and served as the Project Coordinator since 2010-2014. He joined Excel Hort Consult LTD in 2015 and is currently the Country Manager for Excelhort Business in Tanzania. Joseph is a graduate of BA. Development Studies of Uganda Martyrs University NKozi, He also has Diploma in Social Work and Social Administration of Nsamizi Institute. He is much experienced in project planning and management, agribusiness value chain management and implementation. He has great experience in youth livelihood projects and community child centered development programs.

Byamukama Bruce

Regional Manager-Kigezi region

He holds a Bachelors Degree, BA Social Sciences (Rural Economy and Economics) from Makerere University. He is also a third year Masters student pursuing Local Governance and Human Rights from Uganda Martyrs University. He has a 10+ year experience in community development specifically on Social and Economic Empowerment, health promotion, Human Rights promotion and protection for the minority/ interest groups and Agribusiness and Value chain Development. He has been involved in the implementation of community projects with funding supported by international organizations like United States Agency for International Development (USAID), CARE International, International Fertilizer Development Centre (IFDC), Gorta /Self Help Africa, Kindenoltelfe and Food and Agricultural Organization (FAO)

Bazitire Grace

Business EHC SACCO

Niwamanya Gillian

Administrator

Katusiime Marion

Administrative Assistant

She is currently an Administrative Assistant at Excel Hort Consult Ltd, Kabale branch. She has a Bachelor’s degree in Development Studies from Mbarara University of Science and Technology. She has experience and skills in record keeping, front desk management, leadership, business plan development, computer skills, report writing, public expression, marketing, mobilizing and organizing workshops, trainings and meetings.

Mgalula Lucy Salvatory

Project officer - Tanzania

Ocom Benard

Regional Coordinator - Eastern

Kasamba Yusuf

Transport Officer
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