To date, Maxine has had four years’ experience working in communications and marketing for both the government and NGO community. But her relatively recent entry into the industry is made up by her professionalism, especially in organizational skills. She is astute in helping clients navigate the digital world by making the most of social media.
Julius Businge - Account Manager
Julius is a communications professional experienced in public relations. Julius previously worked at the Independent magazine. He is enthusiastic about the importance of sustained economic development and the rewards that come with it especially for businesses. . He has a solid understanding of communication strategies targeting different audiences and a sound network of professional journalists and editors across Uganda and the region.
Paul Akins - Creative Advisor
With over 20 years’ experience as a creative director with such top agencies as Saatchi & Saatchi London, JWT South Africa, JWT Kenya, Leo Burnett Kenya, Leo Burnett Prague, Saatchi Uganda and Ogilvy/TBWA Uganda, Paul is driven by briefs and big ideas to deliver fresh and compelling work. He has spent over 12 years in East Africa in various creative/strategic roles covering social marketing programs for USAID, CHC360/CHC (Obulamu), MOH Uganda, Tobacco Advisory Council, Marie Stopes Uganda (Life Guard condoms), SNV, KMCC, PSI Kenya, Cystic Fibrosis SA, African Union and GIZ.
Dr. Teresa Ngigi - Child Protection and Mental Health Advisor
Teresa has significant practical experience working in mental health and psychosocial support with UNICEF and SOS Children’s Villages specializing in trauma informed care and child protection.
Originally from Kenya, she is currently based in Trieste, Italy. Teresa holds a BEd in psycho-pedagogy, a higher diploma in psychological counselling, a master’s degree in organizational leadership and management, a PhD in psychology and culture, and a post-doctorate in trauma informed care. She has written numerous articles and her books include Breaking the Cycle – the Role of Auntie Rosie in Trauma Informed Care and Trauma and Adoption. Teresa main goal is to make a difference in people`s lives and offer hope that it is possible to break the bonds that prevent individuals from
being fully alive.
Peace Anino - Administrator
For almost 15 years now, Peace has been involved in administration and management. Much of it has been spent working in the NGO community and non-profit health sector where she focused on capacity- building for a broad range of stakeholders including market vendors, people living with HIV, teenager initiatives, orphans and vulnerable children.
Seth Benjamin Ainebyoona - Digital Artist / Designer
Seth is a young ambitious and talented digital artist/designer. His many skills include 2-D
motion graphic design, 3-D visualisation, video editing, product design, designing social media digital layouts, and architectural design
Josephine Ajambo - Public Health Advisor
Josephine has a long career in public health working in Uganda, Malawi, the Democratic Republic of Congo and South Sudan. She is well informed of the prevailing international health issues and trends in HIV, Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights (SRHR) and gender equality. Josephine has also been involved in management, institutional/leadership development and capacity building to help enhance strategic planning, coordination, communications, access and utilization for several organizations. These include Health Pooled Fund, Planned Parenthood Federation of America, Save the Children, Program for Accessible Health - Communication and Education, John Hopkins University/Centre for Communication and the American Refugee Committee International.
Christopher Burke - Managing Director
Christopher has 30 years’ experience working with media and managing communications, advocacy and advisory in Africa and East Asia. He has a deep understanding of marketing, brand positioning and strategic communication and has worked with a diverse range of companies, governments and multilateral institutions in public affairs and policy development.
Peter Mukisa - Finance and Administration Manager
Peter is a certified accountant with vast experience in financial management. Prior to joining WMC Africa, Peter worked with the National Council of Sports as an accounts assistant/cashier and project coordinator. Among his other key assets is having an extended network of relations with key government institutions and corporate companies.
Timothy Hasahya - Digital Creative Executive
Timothy is adept in graphic and visual designs for digital platforms. He is particularly skilled at identifying clients’ needs, capturing their visualizations and creating graphics including illustrations, logos, info graphics and layouts for both traditional and digital media. Timothy creates the look and feel of various interfaces including websites, mobile devices and apps with a firm understanding of branding, film and photography.
Sharon Kyatusiimire - Content Developer
Sharon has a Bachelor of Journalism and Communication from Makerere University. She is a highly driven and creative young public and Media relations professional with experience in both
traditional and digital media and has worked in the media sector for more than 6 years.
Joan Bomuhangi - Account Executive
Joan has a Bachelor of Mass Communications from Monash University, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. She has worked for a number of public relations and communications agencies in both Malaysia and Uganda. Joan is highly motivated, consistently aiming for excellence in both traditional and digital media.
Michael Wakabi - Business Advisory & Content Development
Michael combines decades of journalism with strong writing skills to deliver unique insights in business, economics and politics across Eastern Africa. He is a contributing editor to The East African and until recently was the team leader at Nation Holdings, Rwanda, a subsidiary of Nation Media Group. Before that, Michael served as Uganda Bureau Chief for Nation Media.
Mulinde Musoke - Strategic Writer
Mulinde has had a long and distinguished career in journalism. He received specialized training from Associated Press, The Friedrich Ebert Foundation, Reuters and Thomson Foundation and headed up the Business Desk at The New Vision and later edited the Procurement News magazine and the East African Businessweek.
Immaculate Namanda - Client Services Manager
Immaculate has a solid grounding in account management. She knows the market, with skills in strategic positioning, media and client relations together with project coordination and management. Prior to joining WMC Africa, she headed media relations, brand positioning, strategic writing, CSI initiatives and events management at the Alam Group.