Timothy Lubanga Commissioner for Monitoring and Evaluation (M&E), Office of the Prime Minister, Uganda
Mr. Timothy Lubanga is the Commissioner for Monitoring and Evaluation (M&E) in the Office of the Prime Minister, Uganda. His work involves among other things, overseeing and ensuring effective generation and use of information. He has a long experience having worked in the area of social protection for more than 15 years. He led several teams in designing and implementing social protection programs in Uganda and other African Countries in the region. He is currently the head of the Directorate of M&E in Office of the Prime Minister and has been central in the growth and development of the National Monitoring and Evaluation systems and reforms in Uganda. He is also a member of several international think tanks, committees and boards mostly for institutions working on evaluations and evidence promotion. He not only uses but takes part in its generation and synthesis especially in the areas of evaluations. He has been at the forefront of ensuring sensitization and building of skill and knowledge around this in the civil service, working with different partners. He has been the driver of evaluation programmes in partnership with International Organisations to ensure evidence informed decision making (EIDM) in policy development and management. He has participated in several research programmes and policy, programme and project evaluations and presented at several workshops and conferences globally aimed at improving the profile of EIDM and knowledge base of EIDM in the development ecosystem.