The committee members of the upcoming APSIC 2019 Conference

APSIC2019 is being organized by two organizing committees, one based at African Leather and Leather Products Institute (ALLPI), Addis Ababa-Ethiopia and another one at Kyambogo University (KyU), Kampala -Uganda.

The organizing committee at African Leather and Leather Products Institute (ALLPI), Addis Ababa-Ethiopia is comprised of the following members.

Prof. Dr. Mwinyikione Mwinyihija - Overall Chairman APSIC2019

Prof. Dr. Mwinyikione Mwinyihija

PhD, DSc., D.Phil., D. Mngt., HSC., FRSB.,FCIWEM, FCMI, CMgr, C.Env., C.Sci.,C. Biol., C.WEM.

  • Ph.D: Ecotoxicological analysis of the Tanning Industry
  • DSc (Post Doc): Management and Remediation of Tannery Waste
  • D.Mngt.: Conceptualization of opportunity management towards value addition strategy for the leather sector
  • D. Phil.: Management Science
  • CSci.: Chartered Scientist (Council of Science, UK)
  • C.Biol.: Chartered Biologist (Society of Biology, UK)
  • C.WEM: Chartered Water and Environmental Manager
  • C.Env.: Chartered Environmentalist (Society of Environment, UK)
  • HSC: Head of State Commendation, Kenya
  • Post Grad. Cert.: Strategic Leadership
  • Post Grad. Cert.: Management
  • Post Grad. Cert.: Policy analysis
  • Fellow: Society of Biology, Chartered Institute of Water and Environment. World Institute of Certification, Chartered Institute of Management

Email Address:

Mr. Nicholas Mudungwe Assistant Chairperson - APSIC2019
  • MBA: Master of Business Administration
  • MSc: Project Management(to be earned very soon)
  • BSc.(Hon.) : Economics
  • Certificate: Certificate in Quality Infrastructure for Sustainable Development (Standards development, Metrology, Certification & Accreditation)
  • Certificate: SMEs Policy Development
  • Certificate: Certificate of Computer Studies
  • Certificate: Global Trade Analysis

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Prof. Mekonnen Hailemariam - Technical consultant APSIC2019
  • MVSc : Production Management and Value Chain
  • DVM : Veterinary Medicine
  • Post Graduate Certificate : Livestock Systems Economics and Planning
  • Post Graduate Certificate : Design and Management of Livestock Services and Programs
  • Certificate : Leadership and Management Capacity Development
  • Certificate : Quality Management Systems Development and Implementation
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Mrs. Tigist Hailegiorgis - Technical consultant APSIC2019
  •  MBA: Masters of Business Administration
  • BSc: Business Education
  • Post Graduate Diploma: Computer Science
  • Certificate: Strategic Planning and Management
  • Certificate: Result Based Management

Email Address:

Mr. Awlachew Sintie - Technical consultant APSIC2019
  • MA : Development Economics
  • BA : Economics
  • BED : Mathematics
  • Post Graduate Diploma : Computer Science
  • Email Address :

The organizing committee at Kyambogo University (KyU), Kampala -Uganda is comprised of the following members.

Prof. Eli Katunguka-Rwakishaya - Vice Chancellor, Kyambogo University and APSIC2019 HOST
Dr. Kwetegyeka Justus - Chairperson Organising Committee
  • Senior Lecturer and Dean, Faculty of Science
  • PhD (Analytical/Organic Chemistry) Makerere University
  • Master of Education (Science). University of Bristol UK
  • Advanced Diploma in Education University of Bristol UK
  • Diploma in Education Secondary- Makerere University

Email: Tel. +256772434082

Dr. Nanyonga Sarah Lecturer - Deputy Chairperson Organising Committee
  • PhD (Chemistry, University of Zululand), 2014.
  • (Chemistry, Makerere University), 2000
  • Ed. (Physics/Chemistry, Institute of Teacher Education, Kyambogo), 1992
  • Educ Nkozi National Teacher’s College), 1987
  • E-mail:
  • Tel: +256772426589
Mr. Michael Kiraye - Coordinator or convener
  • PhD Cand. (Chem, SP. Tannery Effluents Bioremediation Treatment)
  • Msc (Chem, SP. Bioremediation of Petroleum hydrocarbons),
  • BSc (Biochem/Chem with Geology),
  • Certificate in standards and certifications in the leather sector.
  • Leather and leather products focal point coordinator, KyU.
    BOT, Uganda Leather Training and Common Facility Center Trust Member, MTIC
    Kyambogo University, Chemistry Department
    O.Box 1 Kyambogo, Kampala, Uganda
    Tel. +252 772 523342,
    +252 706 847595

Other Committee Members:-

  1. Prof Aaron Wanyama
  2. Mr Mukooza Charles
  3. Gumula Ivan
  4. Mary Kaggwa
  5. William Wanasolo
  6. Ediriisa Mugamposa
  7. Mildred Tibananuka
  8. Joshua Mutambi 
  9. Muhame Andrew
  10. Sekandi Abdul Hakim
  11. Kisule William
  12. Birungi Margaret
  13. Mugomba Francis
  14. Ojambo Robert
  15. Auk John
  16. Barakagira Alex