AFT Board Profiles

Mr. Amos Zikusooka
Mr. Amos Zikusooka is the Chairman of the Board of Agency for Transformation. Amos holds a Master of Philosophy (M.Phil) degree in media and communication from the university of Oslo in Norway and the first ever, first class bachelors degree in Mass communication from Makerere University, Kampala. Amos is a strategic communication specialist with state-of-the-art expertise in designing and implementing strategic communication interventions for agriculture, health, education, and other development programs in Sub Saharan Africa.  Over the last 15 years, he has developed and implemented more than 50 communication strategies, provided technical support to the Johns Hopkins country offices in Uganda, Zambia and Ethiopia and provided short term consultancy services to the African Union, Save the Children Sweden, the European Union, Bank of Uganda, UNICEF, Ministry of Health, Ministry of Education and Sports and the USAID Aids Capacity Enhancement Project. Email. amosmedia@gmail.com

Ms. Miriam Ebner

Ms. Miriam Ebner is the Member of the Board of Agency for Transformation. She holds an MSc in International Development from the University of Vienna. She has been researching in Uganda within the research project “Ways of knowing. When Local and Scientific Epistemologies Meet in Rural Development” in 2009/10. During her stay in Kampala she got to know an orphanage in Nateete, with whom she set up an aid project in order to provide basic supply and support self-sufficiency (www.breedingopportunities.org). Currently, she is writing on her PhD on the intersection of Gender, agriculture and development. Email:

Mr. Dan Kajungu
Mr. Dan Kajungu is the Member of the Board of Agency for Transformation. Dan is a Biostatistician and Public Health evaluation & research expert, with 10 years of work experience in public health and health systems research. He graduated from Makerere University with a bachelor’s degree in statistics and later obtained Masters’ degrees in Biostatistics (Epidemiology) and Applied Statistics (Data mining) from the University of Hasselt, Belgium. He is currently working on his PhD in Public Health at Université Catholique de Louvain, Belgium. He has expertise in various evaluation research methodologies like randomised clinical trials and cluster surveys, amongst other quantitative methodologies. He has been part of a Data Safety and Monitoring Board for Malaria clinical trials in Uganda. Dan has coordinated and managed research project in Uganda and other SSA countries and accumulated skills in research coordination, study designs and implementation, data quality assurance. He has led groups involved in statistical analysis of large relational databases, training and supervising data collection and management, baseline surveys, evaluation research, and M&E systems. He has practical experience in synthesis and dissemination of information in various forums for policy development. He has lectured statistics at universities in Uganda and Tanzania. Dan has acquired international experience in Africa and Europe. He is currently the President of the International Biometric Society – Group Uganda. Dan enjoys playing golf and spending time with his two kids and wife. Email:

Mr. Onesmus Mugyenyi
Mr. Onesmus Mugyenyi is the Member of the Board of Agency for Transformation. Email:

Mr. Henry Kinyua
Mr. Henry Kinyua is the Member of the Board of Agency for Transformation.

Mr. Mainza Mugoya
Mr. Mainza Mugoya is the Member of the Board of Agency for Transformation. He is an agricultural economist by training. He has worked in the private sector with a consulting firm, and in academia as a research assistant. He is currently employed in the NGO sector with the Eastern Africa Farmers’ Federation (EAFF). EAFF is an umbrella farmer organization whose members are national farmer organizations from nine countries in Eastern Africa. Mainza manages the policy desk at the federation, based at the Secretariat in Nairobi, Kenya. His task is to guide all policy and advocacy activities, under a coherent Master plan. The work entails engaging with regional governmental organizations such as the East Africa Community, as well as other regional organizations that have an agriculture-related mandate. His work also entails developing a structured and functioning relationship with national farmer organizations, and strengthening their capacities in the area of policy and advocacy. A family man and committed Christian, Mainza enjoys spending time with his wife and two children. Email: