Project Leaders

Ms Gertrude Ngabirano

Ms Ngabirano is the team leader of BioInnovate Africa supported project that is Developing an innovation-led bioeconomy strategy for eastern Africa. She has worked as the Executive Secretary of the East African Science and Technology Commission (EASTECO), an institution of the East African Community that promotes and coordinates the development, management and application of Science and Technology to support regional integration and socio-economic development.

Trained in Water and Environmental Resources Management as well as Corporate Management, Ms Ngabirano has experience in the promotion of regional initiatives in sustainable development, policy dialogue and strategy development.  She is passionate about regional integration and promoting Science, Technology, and Innovation for socio-economic growth.

She works as a consultant and as an educator.