Mr David Mugawe has over 20 years experience of programme and project management in international development in Uganda, Kenya, Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), Ethiopia and the United Kingdom. Mr Mugawe has a Degree in Social Work and Administration from Makerere University, Uganda and a Masters in Business Administration from Bradford University in the UK. He has also done post graduate courses in Economic Principles, Project Planning & Management, and Financial Management.
Mr Mugawe has served as a Country Director of International Care & Relief for eight years. He managed and implemented a variety of international programmes dealing with a cross-section of development issues. Whilst working at International Care and Relief (ICR) - a UK based development charity focusing on the development of young people – He oversaw a variety of projects working with children, young people, women and the wider communities to implement income generating activities, education, skills training, human rights, agriculture, health, HIV/AIDS and micro finance projects.
He has co-authored a number of publications among which are: Budgeting for Children in Africa: Rhetoric, Reality and the Scorecard, The African Report on Child Wellbeing 2011: Budgeting for Children, The African Report on Child Wellbeing 2008: How Child-friendly are African Governments, Child Poverty in Africa: International and African Perspectives, Born to High Risk: Violence against Girls in Africa.