Our success as an organization is the result of the tireless dedication of our staff and volunteers. Many of them have represented the Trust internationally, winning year-long internships in the U.S., presenting papers at conferences and being recognized with awards for their efforts. Their passion and commitment lingers with anyone lucky enough to meet them and we are pleased to introduce them here.

Board of Trustees

Edgar Buhanga

Chairman

Tammy Palmer

Member

Pauline Nantongo Kalunda

Member

James Musinguzi

Member

Directors

Lilly Ajarova

Executive Director

Born & raised in Uganda, Lilly has served as Executive Director for over 10 years and is responsible for leading all aspects of Chimpanzee Trust, including serving as an international leader and spokesperson for chimpanzee conservation.Read More

Dr. Joshua Rukundo

Joshua Rukundo

Conservation Programes Director

Dr. Rukundo is the Chimpanzee Trust senior Veterinarian, with experience of over 10 years. He is responsible for the health of the chimpanzees at Ngamba Island Chimpanzee Sanctuary. He’s also serving as the Trust’s program director. Read More

Management Team

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Silver Birungi

Education Officer

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Nebat Kasozi

Conservation Officer

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John Kalonde

Finance & Administration Manager

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Christine Nyange

Office Administrator

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Martha Nansamba

Marketing Officer

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Dr. Titus Mukungu

Sanctuary Manager

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Innocent Ampiere

Asistant Sanctuary Manager
Animal Welfare

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Phillip Sekulya

Asistant Sanctuary Manager
Animal Welfare

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Dorothy Basemera

Guest Relations &
Partnership Officer

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Otim Samuel

Finance Officer

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Sanctuary Staff: Animal Care

Byron Ssemambo

Senior Caregiver

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Okel Amos

Senior Caregiver

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Paul Nyenje

Senior Caregiver

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Joseph Masereka

Caregiver

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Joseph Kaale

Caregiver

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Stanley Kyama

Caregiver

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Stanley Hategeka

Caregiver

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Ronald Bataze

Caregiver

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Moses Bageya

Caregiver

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Sanctuary Staff: Hospitality

Grace Namatovu

House Keeper
 

John Mutambo

Chef

Field Staff

Janepher Atuhairwe

Field Asistant

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Moses Aganyira

KWEC Ag. Manager

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Office Staff

Irene Atuhairwe

Reservation Officer

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Richard Nyakuta

Security Officer

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Joan Mukisa

Accounts Assistant

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Hanifa Chandiru

Administrative Assistant

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Betty Augucia

House keeper/ Caregiver

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Godfrey Okwaimungu

Assistant Boat Captain

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Yusufu Musumba

Boat Captain
Animal Welfare

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Volunteers

Janepher Atuhairwe

Volunteer/Field office

Mark Musiime

Volunteer/ Business

Harriet Namuli

Volunteer/ Camp & Kioski

Boris Waiga

Volunteer/ Caregiver