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One of the key strengths of FCL is that we have a wide network of professionals right from our board, Management, staff and associates in different fields, with whom we closely work. This gives us the strength and ability to undertake any type of consultancy work. We have a team of 21 full time and over 70 associate consultants with cutting edge competencies in a variety of areas:

Viola Kanyike Kigongo

Viola Kanyike Kigongo

Executive Assistant to the MD

Bachelor of Arts in Human Resource Management; Diploma In Secretarial Studies

Viola is the Executive Assistant to the Managing Director at FRIENDS Consult and has been with the company for over 16 years. She is charged with planning, directing and coordinating all human resource activities to maximize the strategic use of human resources at the company. Viola is also responsible for overseeing the administrative activities within the company. Given her unique personality, she ably handles a variety of personnel related and administrative duties to the excellence of the company.

Marion Evelyn Akumu

Marion Evelyn Akumu

Senior Projects Officer

Master of Business Administration (MBA); BBA (Marketing)

Marion is a Senior Projects Officer at FRIENDS Consult with experience in carrying out project evaluations, market studies, feasibility studies, developing marketing strategies and business plans, course development, training and writing job sourcing proposals. She is a highly organized, self-motivated, hardworking individual and an excellent team player, who brings into the work place efficient delivery of outputs and promptly meets deadlines. She has strong analytical skills coupled with ability to recognize and comprehend complex issues and to promptly deflate them into simple manageable concerns.

Ronald Clark Higiro

Ronald Clark Higiro

Accountant

CPA; Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA)

Ronald is the Accountant/Administrator at FRIENDS Consult Ltd with over 13 year’s progressive experience in project accounting, financial and management accounting, internal controls, financial budgeting and budgetary controls as well as payroll management. He possesses skills and extensive experience in preparation and filing of statutory returns e.g. PAYE and NSSF among others. He has over the years built skills and competences in management of project accounts, as well as day to day management of company accounts/records. Ronald is responsible for project accounting for the projects undertaken at FRIENDS Consult.

Edwin Muyomba

Edwin Muyomba

Projects Officer

Bachelor of Social Sciences

Edwin is a Projects' Officer at FRIENDS Consult under the Business Development function where he writes job sourcing proposals and also participates in project evaluations. He has been part of teams that have successfully undertaken assignments including agricultural surveys, market surveys, social development surveys and strategic planning among others. Through this, he possesses hands on experience and a wealth of knowledge in facilitating rural development, agriculture research, monitoring and coordinating different projects all of which have natured him to be a sound performing and dedicated team member with excellent interpersonal and communication skills.

Denis Katende

Denis Katende

Statistician

Bachelor of Statistics

Denis is a statistician who has accomplished a number of assignments in various fields of research. He has conducted Market research, Social Research and Media research among others. He has excellent skills in conducting qualitative and quantitative research and possesses working experience in project management as well as excellent analytical skills using packages such as SPSS and STATA.

Peter Edwin Otala

Peter Edwin Otala

Projects Officer

Diploma in Microfinance; Bachelor of Commerce (Finance)

Peter is a Projects Officer at FRIENDS CONSULT with over 5 years experience in various sectors including finance, microfinance and social development. He has undertaken several projects that have enabled him acquire vast skills and competencies in consulting and microfinance capacity development. He has also been involved in data management for several assignments with specialty in tools such as SPSS, Epi-info, financial analysis tool, Excel and database tool MS Access. In addition, he possesses excellent proposal writing skills, excellent ICT skills, communication, interpersonal, and report writing skills. Coupled with the above, Peter has trained in the fields of Accounting, Finance, Marketing, Management and Procurement and therefore possesses skills in financial management & Accounting.

Lydia Koburunga

Lydia Koburunga

Projects Officer

PGD Monitoring and Evaluation; BSc (Economics and Statistics)

Lydia is a Projects' Officer at FRIENDS Consult Ltd with demonstrated experience in various fields of research and data analysis. Over the years, she has been involved on different assignments that have enabled her obtain vast experiences in project monitoring and evaluation, data management and analysis, baseline surveys, midterm and end term project evaluations, Market surveys, KAP (Knowledge Attitude and Practice) studies and proposal writing. She is a self motivated person with commitment and hard work which enables her accomplish all her assignments on time with the highest quality.

Pade Brian

Pade Brian

Training Coordinator

Bachelors Degree in Public Relations

Brian is a Training Coordinator at FRIENDS Consult. He is a highly self motivated and seasoned human capital development specialist, business coach and consultant with experience in developing training modules, facilitating training workshops for different Institutions. He is an excellent and flexible team leader with a high level of integrity and has worked with people from a multi-cultural environment. His dedication to work has helped him gain the ability to work both independently and in teams with minimum supervision. Through his work in the recent past, Brian has created success stories both nationally and internationally specifically in countries like Uganda, Sudan, Nairobi, Mombasa, Rwanda and South Africa.

Diana Naluyange

Diana Naluyange

Projects Assistant

Bachelor of Business Studies with education

Diana is a Projects Assistant at FRIENDS Consult Ltd. Due to her engagement on different assignments in sectors including microfinance, education, agriculture among others, she has gained competence in proposal writing, data collection, entry and cleaning, analysis and report writing. This is coupled with a high sense of orderliness, ability to work under minimal supervision, Self discipline and professional ethics. Diana has a high proficiency in quick books, pastel, tally and general accounting knowledge which she exhibits through her duties and responsibilities with FRIENDS Consult Staff club where she serves as the Assistant Accounts officer.

Winnie Ndagire

Winnie Ndagire

Projects' Assistant

CPA (Level 2); Bachelor of Arts in Business Administration

Winnie is a Projects' Assistant at FRIENDS Consult and participates in project evaluations including baseline, midline and endline surveys. She is well versed with finance and accounting skills acquired from undertaking the Certified Public Accounting (CPA) course and possess good communication and interpersonal skills. Besides participating in project execution, Winnie has also been part of the team at FRIENDS Consult that is responsible for business sourcing. She has written a number of expressions of interest as well as winning proposals.

Prossie Namujju

Prossie Namujju

Projects' Assistant

Bachelors of social work and social administration

Prossie is a social worker by profession with a bias in social development projects/programs; she has experience in data collection, data entry, data cleaning, research in community development and humanitarian sectors. She has undertaken assignments including baseline assessments, midline and endline evaluations which she executed exceptionally well. Prossie has also participated in the process of preparing expressions of interest and full proposals under the business development function of FRIENDS Consult Ltd. She is dedicated to work and often works under minimum supervision, given clear instructions.

Phiona Bbosa

Phiona Bbosa

Front Desk Officer

Phiona is the Front Desk Officer at FRIENDS Consult in charge of handling the company's Front desk office. She is also responsible for performing basic book keeping, filing, clerical duties and other administrative activities at the company. Given her courteous and warm nature, she brings a pleasant atmosphere to FRIENDS consults' front office.

Stephen Kaggwa

Stephen Kaggwa

Driver

Stephen is a driver at FRIENDS Consult charged with the responsibility of managing all the logistical issues of the company including taking staff for meetings and errands, taking staff to the field, collecting and delivering of company mails and documents to different destinations, frequent maintenance and servicing of the company’s vehicles to ensure they are in good working condition at all times.

Godfrey Mwanje

Godfrey Mwanje

Office Assistant

Godfrey is the Office Assistant at FRIENDS Consult, he is a highly organized person with a keen eye for orderliness and a clean conducive environment. He is responsible for maintaining the office outlook and distribution of office stationary among other duties.

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