I am a lawyer specializing in law and development. I joined U4 in 2016 and coordinate U4’s theme on mainstreaming anti-corruption in public service delivery and integrating gender in anti-corruption programming.
Previously, I lectured at Makerere and Cavendish Universities in Uganda and was Dean of Law at Cavendish University. I was also an external consultant with various NGOs, international organisations and justice, law and order sector agencies, providing technical assistance on human rights, gender mainstreaming, legal reform, strategy development and improving processes and procedures. I was Assistant Lead Counsel to the Commission of Inquiry into Allegations of Corruption in Uganda Revenue Authority (2002-2003) and subsequently wrote my PhD thesis on the role of commissions of inquiry in the fight against corruption in Uganda.
I am an Advocate of the High Court of Uganda and a member of the Uganda Association of Women Lawyers. I hold a Bachelor of Laws (Hons) Degree from Makerere University, a Post-Graduate Diploma in Legal Practice from the Uganda Law Development Centre, a Masters’ in Law and Development from the University of Warwick, UK and a PhD in Law, also from Warwick.
1 Nov 2020
3 weeks, expert-led course. Improve your understanding of how corruption hinders access to health care – and what can be done about it. Suitable for development practitioners, public officials, and civil society activists working on health issues.
11 Sep 2021
3 week, expert-led course. Learn how to integrate gender and inclusion in anti-corruption programmes. This course is designed for development practitioners, public officials, and civil society activists.
14 May 2020
Schools and universities in various countries are teaching youth about integrity norms and values. Despite limited evidence on effectiveness, some good practices and lessons learned have emerged.
7 May 2020
Government pandemic response plans and policies need to involve anti-corruption agencies from the start, as well as identifying and assessing corruption risks.
26 Mar 2020
Maintenir la lutte contre la corruption durant la réponse à l’épidémie du Covid-19 s’avère essentiel.
26 Mar 2020
This pandemic will be seen by some as an opportunity to take advantage of the emergency to abuse their power for private gain. In this unique circumstance, it is critical that corruption not be ignored.