Eng. Dunstan Ddamulira - Profile

Vice Chair- Uganda Water Partnership

Dunstan is a Water Resources Engineer, Development and Humanitarian worker with over 20 years of experience working with National and international organisations. Over the years, he has developed a multi-dimensional niche of managing field operations and grassroots programs in the areas of; Water Resources Management, Climate Change Adaptation, WASH, Orphans and other Vulnerable Children’s Rights, Sexual and Gender Based Violence, Reproductive Health and Livelihoods. As a Director of Programmes for ACORD Uganda, Dunstan has gained hands-on experience in management and leadership of multi-sectoral programmes. He has been involved as a co-investigator in a number of Research projects such as; the one undertaken in partnership with the University of Warwick – DTU titled “Low Cost Water Technologies for Developing Countries”.

Dunstan is skilled in the Design and participatory implementation of; Development, Humanitarian response and Research programmes for rural and peri-urban Nationals and Refugees. He is also skilled in; Modelling various aspects of Hydrology / Water Resources, Climate Change and Drought.    

Dunstan holds a Master’s Degree in Institutional Management and Leadership, Master’s Degree in Civil/Water Resources Engineering (Research level), a Bachelor’s Degree in Civil and Building Engineering and a Diploma in Water Engineering. He is also a; Steering Committee member of the Global Water Partnership – East Africa, Vice Chairperson of the Uganda Water Partnership, former SW Regional Co-ordinator-Uganda Water and Sanitation NGO Network, Corporate Member of the Uganda Institution of Professional Engineers and Registered Engineer with the Uganda Engineers Registration Board.