Trust Management Board

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 2017

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.

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

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