Team

Team

Meet our team of international staff who are committed to securing a healthy future for mountain gorillas

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    Liliane Nakayima

    Liliane Nakayima

    Communications Officer

    Liliane joined IGCP in Sept 2020 as a communications officer. Liliane is a Rwandese national and holds a bachelor’s degree in in Mass Communication from Uganda Christian University. Liliane is in-charge of IGCP’s effective communication to both internal and external publics, keeping them updated with information on mountain gorilla conservation in the region.

    Rwanda

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    Eustrate Uzabaho

    Eustrate Uzabaho

    Field Officer

    Eustrate joined IGCP in June 2014 as a Field Assistant for Tropical Ecology Assessment and Monitoring (TEAM) site established in the Virunga Massif and became Field Officer in February 2019. Eustrate is a Rwandese national and holds a Bachelor of Science in Botany and Conservation from the National University of Rwanda. Eustrate provides technical support to the monitoring and research work of IGCP and partners in the Virunga – Bwindi Landscape. Eustrate is passionate about understanding the ecological processes and systems.

    Rwanda

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    Sarah Kigongo

    Sarah Kigongo

    Project Officer

    Sarah joined IGCP in June 2018. Sarah is a Ugandan national and holds a master’s degree in Development Studies with a specialization in Population Poverty and Social Development from the International Institute of Social Studies in The Hague, Netherlands, and a bachelor’s degree in Social Sciences from Makerere University. Sarah worked on the Water4Virunga project and was responsible for coordinating and backstopping the W4V community engagement approach in Rwanda and Uganda. Currently Sarah works as a project officer. Sarah is passionate about improved WASH systems and community development.

    Uganda

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    Diogène Komezusenge

    Diogène Komezusenge

    Driver, Rwanda

    Diogène joined IGCP in 2007. Diogène is a Rwandese national and a driver for the IGCP Musanze office. Diogène has training in Automotive Mechanic from Centre de Formation Professionnelle. Diogène also has a certificate on heavy machinery and engine repair. Diogène is passionate about safety and defensive driving.

    Rwanda

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    Jean Jacques David Ngenzi

    Jean Jacques David Ngenzi

    Driver

    Jean Jacques David joined IGCP in 2014. Jean Jacques is a Rwandese national and a driver for the IGCP Musanze office. Jean Jacques has training in defensive driving, automotive mechanic and customer care management for drivers. Jean Jacques also has an advanced Certificate in Bio-Chemistry from Nkunduburezi/Janja College. Jean Jacques is believer and advocate for team work.

    Rwanda

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    Wilbur Kaiire

    Wilbur Kaiire

    Driver, Uganda

    Wilbur joined IGCP in 1996. Wilbur is a Ugandan national and the general logistician and driver for the IGCP Kabale office. Wilbur has training in Vehicle B service, defensive driving and quick books. Wilbur also has a Certificate in Effective Management from Network Limited. Wilbur is passionate about effective communication and delivery of positive results.

    Uganda

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    Jérôme Baguma

    Jérôme Baguma

    Driver, DRC

    Jérôme joined IGCP in 2002. Jérôme is a Congolese national and a driver for the IGCP Goma office. Jérôme has training in general mechanics. He also holds a Certificate in automobile electricity and another in driving. Jérôme is passionate about road safety.

    DRC

  • André Nsanzabera

    André Nsanzabera

    Office Assistant, Musanze

    André joined IGCP in 2006. André is a Rwandese national and is the long-time caretaker of the IGCP office in Musanze. André is passionate about staff welfare and believes in respect for self and others.

    Rwanda

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    Emily Tumubweine

    Emily Tumubweine

    Office Assistant, Kabale

    Emily joined IGCP in 1998. Emily is a Ugandan national and has training in Home Economics from Drucilla Balaba Training School. Emily is in-charge of the daily running and administrative welfare of the IGCP Kabale office. Emily is passionate about My work and Team Work.

    Uganda

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