Board Members

Eng. Dr. Michael M. Odongo | Chairman

He's a professional Civil Engineer of 25 years standing with over 20-years of post-registration experience in design, construction and asset management of transportation infrastructure; mainly roads, bridges and geo-techniques. He holds advanced degrees in both engineering and management disciplines.

To-date he has held several senior positions of responsibility within the Public Service including being Chief Materials Engineer of Government (2007-2009) , pioneer CEO of Uganda Road Fund (2009 to date) and current Chairman Engineers' Registration Board Uganda.

Eng. Henry Francis Okinyal | Vice Chairman

Eng. Henry Francis Okinyal holds B. Sc in Engineering from Makerere University and MSc (Agricultural Engineering) from University of Melbourne, Australia. He is a UIPE Member (No. PE 314) and a Registered Engineer (No. 395).He has an illustrious, uninterrupted formal employment record as a Mechanical Engineer (Design & Development) from 1977 to 1992, Principal of Busitema National College of Agricultural Mechanisation (1992 - 2000), Assistant Commissioner for Technical Education Ministry of Education& Sports (2000 - 2001), and then received accelerated promotion to Commissioner for BTVET (2001 - 2010). He was the first substantive Director of the Directorate of Industrial Training (DIT) until he retired from Service in 2014.

Eng. Andrew M. Kitaka | Member

Director Engineering, Kampala Capital City Authority

Eng. Peter Balimunsi | Member

An engineer, with training, experience, and interest in socio-economic development. I am an electrical engineer with extensive experience in management of engineering projects, general management of organisations and institutions, maintenance management, performance improvement programmes, institutional development, investment planning and management, multi-donor programme coordination, stakeholder management, and teaching.

Eng. Dr. Florence Lubwama Kiyimba | Member

A registered Agricultural Engineer employed by the National Agricultural Research Organization(NARO) as a Senior Research Officer. Florence brings wealth of experience of over nineteen (19) years in carrying out demand driven research in designing, fabricating,testing/evaluation and disseminating appropriate technologies. She has comprehensive knowledge and understanding of agricultural process engineering systems for smallholder, medium and large scale farmers. She has served in various leadership roles including: Head of the Agricultural Engineering and Appropriate Research Center; Programme Leader for the Bio systems and Agricultural Engineering Programme and Head of several Agro-processing projects. 

Eng. Elias Bahanda | Member

He is a registered electrical engineer with over three decades of uninterrupted working experience in Engineering planning, Project Management, Operations and Maintenance. He has worked at different technical and managerial levels in the telecommunications sector in Uganda in addition to Project Management and Coordination based at the East African Community (EAC) headquarters in Arusha. His experience in the   provision of Consultancy services in EAC region is diverse including, but not limited to, Pre-feasibility studies for National Backbones for Kenya, Uganda, Tanzania, Rwanda and Burundi;National Fiber Optic Backbones for Rwanda and Burundi; Assessment of the transit market in Tanzania for Malawi submarine cable Virtual Landing Point (VLP); Broadband Connectivity for EAC region and Feasibility Studies for Maritime Communication system on Lake Victoria. He is to date an ICT Consulting engineer.

Eng. Pande M. Michael | Member

With over fifteen years' working experience in  the  engineering and infrastructure field,  Eng. Pande Michael has worked in several key positions on a multitude of projects for government and private sector and has acquired expertise in: Programme development and management; Project development and project management; General management and contract administration; Adjudication; Staff coaching, mentoring and team building; Physical infrastructure feasibility studies and investigations; Design, costing and construction supervision of engineering  structures;  Physical infrastructure assessments;  Structural  integrity appraisals  of  engineering structures; Geo-technical and Materials studies and  Laboratory testing of materials; Bid and Tender Evaluations for infrastructural works; Technical and Value for Money Audits; Infrastructure equipment evaluations; Industrial Processes audits; Institutional procedures reviews; Ministry of Education Needs Assessments for Secondary Schools and Tertiary institutions;  and Preparation and management of National and International Professional Events.

Eng. Ronald Namugera | Registrar

Eng. Ronald Namugera is the Registrar of the Engineers Registration Board (ERB) effective 1st February 2016. He is a Registered Civil Engineer with experience in roads, bridges and geotechnical engineering fields. He has also acquired experience in public road infrastructure Services Procurement, road maintenance management and Financing.


How to become a Registered Engineer in Uganda

Direct Applicants
All candidates who attained 'Member' of UIPE before the commencement of the UIPE/ERB Joint Assessment Committee (JAC) are required to submit a Technical Report and Career Report plus attending a Board Interview. In addition they apply for registration by filling ERB Form ERA 1, and attaching copies of certificates for the Board's processing of the documentation.

Attributes of a Registered Engineer

The attributes of a Registered Engineer include the following: Sound understanding of engineering principles;...

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