Mr. Basoma has over ten (10) years’ experience in Environment and Natural Resource Management studies and management. He has managed a range of assignments. He is familiar with the safeguards requirements of the major International Financing Institutions (IFIs) such as the World Bank Group, China Exim Bank, JICA and USAID. His vast experience includes mainly conducting screening and scoping exercises, baseline studies, impact assessments, monitoring, auditing and management planning and implementation. He has also wide experience on environment and natural resources policies, legal and institutional mandates in Uganda. He is currently the Engineer’s Environment Specialist for the Kampala-Entebbe Express Highway project.
Early in his career, Mr. Basoma was deeply involved in the preparation of District Environment Profiles and States of Environment Reports for a number of districts in Uganda. For three years (2010-2013) Mr. Basoma served as a Senior Environment Officer with the Ministry of Works and Transport’s Environmental Liaison Unit where he was involved in the activities of mainstreaming of cross-cutting issues (Gender, Environment, HIV/AIDS, Occupational Safety and Health) into the Ministry’s Programmes, Plans and Activities.
Mr. Basoma’s qualifications include a Bachelor of Science Degree in Botany and Zoology from Makerere University and a Master of Science Degree in Environment and Natural Resources from Makerere University. He is a member of the Uganda Association for Impact Assessment and also a Certified Environment Impact Assessor by the National Environment Management Authority.
As the Senior Environment Specialist and Projects Manager, Mr. Basoma directs the execution of projects, manages budgets and also manages client interaction and financial and resource allocation. He provides senior project oversight and expert technical input on complex projects. Other duties include supervising and supporting junior staff in their career development, managing work load / resourcing and quality control.