Our Management

Our Trust Management Board members and BMCT Staff

The constitution of BMCT is the Trust Deed that is registered with the Government in the Ministry of Lands. The supreme governing and policy making body is the Trust Management Board.

Trust Management Board members as of January 2013
Name Organisation/Representation Joined Trustee/Member
Dr. Andrew Seguya Uganda Wild Life Authority 2011 Trustee
Dr. Robert Bitariho Institute of Tropical Forest and Conservation 2012 Trustee
Mr. Frank Karake Private Sector 2000 Trustee
Mr. Akankwasah Barirega Ministry of Tourism Wildlife and Antiquities 2012 Trustee
Mr. Caleb Tumwesimire Kipande Local Community Steering Committee for Kanungu District 1999 Trustee
Mr. Wilberforce Mucunguzi Local Community Steering Committee for Kisoro District 2014.     Trustee
Ms. Mary Tushemereirwe Local Community Steering Committee for Kabale District 1999 Trustee
Mr. Achilles Byaruhanga Nature Uganda 2003 Trustee
Ms. Patricia Habu Ministry of Justice & Constitutional Affairs. 2011 Member
Ms. Daphne Keitesi Rutazana Ministry of Finance,Planning & Economic Development. 2014 Member
Ms. Annet Kandole CARE International in Uganda 2011 Trustee
Dr. Ian Clarke Opinion leader 2014 Trustee
Dr. Wilson Mwetonde Bamwerinde Bwindi Mgahinga Conservation Trust 2011 Secretary

The Board has two committees to assist in its work;

1. The Local Community Steering Committee

It's responsible for community development projects and concerns of the communities they represent. It's membership includes elected community members, NGOs doing conservation work in the region as well as representatives of local governments. Three elected members serve on the Board.

2. The Technical Advisory Committee

This advises on technical issues including research matters. Members are eminent persons in their fields of interest to BMCT.

The administrative wing of BMCT sits at Bwindi Trust House in Kabale town. To view our offices premises in kabale, click here.

Trust Administration Unit (TAU):
    Name   Position   Email  
    Dr. Wilson Mwetonde Bamwerinde   Trust Administrator   bamwerinde@bwinditrust.ug  
    Mr. Greens Kamugisha   Finance/Administration Manager   greens@bwinditrust.ug  
    Ms.Mercy Naturinda   Partnerships Officer   mercyn@bwinditrust.ug  
    Mr. Kakuru Phares Kosia   Monitoring & Evaluation Officer   kakuru@bwinditrust.ug  
    Ms. Eunice Barisimaki   Secretary   eunice@bwinditrust.ug  
    Mr. Tumusiime Stephen   Community Projects Officer   stephentum@yahoo.com  
    Mr. Gordon Barisigara   Driver   barisigaragordon@gmail.com  
    Mr. Ahimbisibwe Moses   Driver   ahimbmoses@yahoo.com  
    Mr. Tukwasibwe Martin   Accounts Assistant   martin@bwinditrust.ug  
    Ms. Twinomugisha Agatha   Office Assistant   agatwino@yahoo.com