Saturday, July 2, 2011
TOM BURINGURIZA THE NEW EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR UGANDA INVESTMENT AUTHORITY IS OB OF SMACK
Tom Buringuriza The Executive Director Uganda Investment Authority is an Old Boy of St. Mary's College Kisubi
Mr. Buringuriza acquired a Bachelor of Statistics at Makerere University, in 1984. He undertook several short courses, and attended a number of training workshops and seminars. The areas covered included financial management, leadership and management, skills development for employment promotion, entrepreneurship development, managing projects and programs strategic planning and general management, institutional strengthening and organizational development. In addition he completed an MBA and is now pursuing a Doctorate Degree. Tom has also been certified as a trainer/instructor for the prestigious UK Institute of Leadership and Management (ILM)
Skills and experience
Mr. Buringuriza worked in the Private Sector, for multi- nationals in the areas of shipping, international courier services and logistics, construction and international trade.
He has experience working in many African countries and Europe in Senior positions.
He has considerable skills and experience in consultancy, general management, finance, marketing, training human resource management and development and many other areas. He has demonstrated excellent communication, presentation, facilitation moderation and writing skills
He also has presented and moderated at a number of international engagements both locally and abroad.
He has experience working and dealing with Donor and government agencies spanning over 15 years.
He has International exposure and has traveled widely leading to good international and local contacts and has for over a decade served in senior positions.
Tom is the exclusive representative in East Africa, for The HRD Group, a UK consortium that offers blended e-learning with a world wide network. He was certified by the UK Institute of Leadership and Management (ILM . He has provided e-learning and organizational Development inputs to banks and other clients in Uganda.
He has served on a number of Boards of Directors of corporate and other organizations and has contributed to various development initiatives.
He is a motivational speaker and a member of the Board of Governors of St. Mary’s College Kisubi as well as a member of the SOS Children’s villages Board of trustees.
Tom offers tremendous adaptable skills, experience, contacts and is very presentable. He is a team worker, a communicator, trainer, negotiator and a multi skilled and experienced achiever. His exposure and work experience presents a unique work ethic. He has been the Deputy Executive Director of the Uganda Investment Authority.