Programs Team

We have created an enthusiastic team of talented and dedicated professionals who oversee the daily operations of the organisation and manage GRI’s projects in Kampala and in the field.

Brian Gonzaga

Economic Empowerment and Livelihoods Officer

Brian Gonzaga holds a Bachelor`s Science degree in Environment Management with experience in wildlife conflict and socio-economic development. His greatest ambition is to work with indigenous communities in their natural environments through a mix of community-based approaches that integrates both conservation and socio-economic development. He feels blessed to have an entire career in front of him working with the diversity of cultures in refugee settlements. He considers himself a goal-driven professional who strives to maintain standards and exceed expectations.


Betty Nabirye

Administrative Officer

Before joining GRI, Betty served for 11 years as an administrative officer in the Government of Uganda Ministry of Justice and Constitutional Affaires, The Aids Support Organisation (TASO) a civil society organisation in Uganda and with the private sector. She holds a post-graduate diploma in Administrative Law from the Law Development Centre, Kampala, Uganda and a Bachelor’s degree in Adult and Community Education from Makerere University in Uganda.


Angera Nduhukire

Environment Officer

Angera Nduhukire is passionate about conservation of wildlife and the environment. She holds a Bachelor’s degree in Environmental Science (Honours) from Makerere University. She acquired a vast experience in conservation projects over the past nine years through her work with different national NGOs in Uganda. An opportunity to work in a refugee settlement is an added advantage to her career goals.


M/s Lubega, Babu & Company Advocates

M/s Lubega, Babu & Co. Advocates are legal associates to Global Refugee Initiatives. They support in the organization’s legal matters, contract arrangements, advocacy, and legal representation of GRI’s clients before courts or administrative tribunals through the Access to Justice program.


Drasi Peace Gloria

Education & Communications’ Officer

Peace is a Flexible and determined Ugandan national with skills and experience in the fields of Information Technology, Finance and social works beside her passion for working with diverse cultures and promoting unity in diversity. She holds a bachelor’s degree in computer science from Makerere University Kampala and another in Accounting and Finance from Team University Kampala. She demonstrated her skills in different organizations both in the private and public sectors before joining the GRI field team in Kiryandongo Refugee settlement, Kiryandongo district, Uganda.


Peter Tumusiime

Finance Associate


Peter Tumusiime, holding a Bachelor of Science degree in Accounting from Makerere University Business School in Uganda, boasts diverse expertise in administration, finance, logistics, youth empowerment, legal concepts, and humanitarian efforts. With a passion for advocating for marginalized communities, disaster response, and aiding those in need, Peter brings a wealth of skills to various professional and social settings. Proficient in financial management, budgeting, and reporting, his background in accounting is complemented by adeptness in office management, project coordination, and organizational development.