Deborah Nakisuyi

Associate Director, Program Management and Operations

Deborah Nakisuyi is the Associate Director Program Management & Operations based out of the ICRW-Africa office where she leads the management and coordination of the programmatic and operational elements of the ICRW Africa Offices. Over the last five years at ICRW, Deborah has supported the establishment, growth, and administration of the ICRW offices in Uganda and Kenya. Her current work at ICRW includes providing leadership for program contract/grant management, budget implementation, and oversight for coordination and administrative functions. Deborah has over 15 years of experience in successfully driving operational excellence and project performance. She has worked throughout East Africa, Ethiopia, and Cameroon.

Prior to joining ICRW, Deborah worked at the Catholic Relief Services where she led in shaping the country program’s administrative processes and practices, and the risk management processes. Before that, she worked at Africa One Health University Network (AFROHUN), a network institution operating in eight countries in East, Central and Western Africa, where she led the finance and administration functions to ensure proper financial management, operations management, risk management and compliance requirements for the network.  Deborah also worked with the Infectious Diseases Institute (IDI) where she joined from Technoserve Inc. Prior to joining Technoserve; Deborah held different position at Barclays Bank Limited where she started her career.

Education: Deborah holds an MPhil. in Development Finance from the University of Stellenbosch, an MBA and BSc. in Land Surveying from Makerere University. Deborah is a Certified Project Manager (PMP)

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