- Doctorate (D.Phil.) in International Education & Development (University of Sussex, UK)
- B.A in English, French and History (Makerere University, Kampala Uganda)
- License-Es-Lettres (University of Besancon, France)
- Diplome d’Enseignement du Francais (University of Besancon, France)
- Post Graduate Diploma in Education (University of London Institute of Education, UK)
- Makerere University Kampala as Assistant Faculty Staff (April 1969 – August 1969)
- United Nations Educational, Scientific & Cultural organization (UNESCO) 1972 – 2003 with the following main postings and assignments:
- a) Field Programme Officer in the Education Sector based at Head Quarters , Paris (1972 – 1980)
- b) Coordinator, Operational Activities based at the Regional Office in Dakar, Senegal dealing with Planning, Implementation and Evaluation of Curriculum & Teacher Training activities in the African Region (1980 -1988)
- c) UNESCO Chief Technical Adviser in Educational management & Diplomatic Representative in Sierra Leone (1988 – 1992)
- d) UNESCO Education Adviser and Representative to Benin, Ghana, Nigeria & Togo, based in Lagos, Nigeria (1992 – 1996)
- e) Director, Relations with African Member States, UNESCO HQs (1996 – 2000)
- f) Director/UNESCO Representative to the United Nations & to the USA Government based at UN in New York (2001 – 2004)
Voluntary Engagements since Retirement & Return to Uganda:
Minister of State for Culture and Royal Tombs, Buganda Government. (2005 – 2008)
- Coordinator of the Task Force for the creation of Muteesa I Royal University
- Member of the 3rd Governing Council (Human Resource and Governance) and 4th Council (Chair, Academic Committee) Muteesa I Royal University
- Chairman, Board of Trustees Action For Development[ACFODE]: An activist NGO for women’s rights and general gender issues
- Member, Governing Board, Uganda National Commission for UNESCO
- Member, Royal African Society, London, UK (Since 1996)
- Member various governing bodies in Rotary International at the national and international levels
- At Old Kampala Indian Secondary School [now Old Kampala senior Secondary School] I served as Head Boy and Sports Captain in an environment where indigenous Ugandans were largely in the minority and all the teachers were Indians & Europeans. Under my leadership several awards were won.
- At Makerere University: I was elected member of the Students Guild Council during my first year and, the year after I was elected President of the Baganda Students Association (Baanababuganda) now known as Nkobazambogo. Under my leadership), this Association put up for the very first time a major play (Mawemukirano) in the Luganda language which attracted crowds from within and from outside Makerere Univ. Campus.
Achievements: [Professional Career]
- As the first Ugandan to serve as International Civil servant in UNESCO, I rose from the lowest grade to becoming a Principal Director and later UNESCO Representative to the United Nations in New York. My greatest achievement while in the US was to successfully negotiate the return of USA to UNESCO which the country had abandoned for close to ten years. While serving as Director for Africa, I coordinated the redistribution of UNESCO Offices in Africa, a mission that allowed me to visit over 30 countries on the continent.
- Another achievement to which my name is associated was the inscription of Kasubi Royal Tombs (Uganda) on the UNESCO World Heritage List.
- That achievement must have prompted my appointment by His Majesty the Kabaka as Minister of State for Culture and Royal Tombs on my return home on retirement.
- As Coordinator of the designated Task Force, I successfully saw through the preparations that led to the establishment of Muteesa I Royal University. I continue to serve on that University’s Governing Council and chairing its Academic Committee.
- As Chairman of the Kabaka’s Advisory Committee on Kasubi Royal Tombs, I was able to mobilize some UNESCO inputs into those Royal Tombs’ up-keep.
- I am a founder member/Chairman of the Board of Trustees of Action for Development (ACFODE) one of the leading Women’s NGOs in Uganda.
- As an active Rotarian, I was the founder president of the Rotary Club of Nateete-Kampala and founder member of the Rotary Club of Kampala – Munyonyo where I now belong and serve as Club Administrator.
- A founder member of Kampala Seniors Club (KSC) and first Secretary to the Board.
- Member of the Lugave Clan Executive Committee
- A founder member of Lugave Clan Savings Cooperative Society.
- I am married and father of four Children