Meet our team

AMOS NJUGUNA

Dean of the School of Graduate Studies (Network Chair)


Amos is the Deputy Vice Chancellor - Transformative Teaching, Learning and Research · United States International University - Africa and a founding member of the Network. He has a background in...

JAYNE TUSIIME

Head of Department of Public Health (Network Vice Chair)


Jayne is an Epidemiologist (PhD) with a pharmaceutical background and heads the Department of Public Health at Soroti University, Soroti, Uganda. She has over 15 years’ experience in public health r...

SAMUEL OJI OTI

Senior Program Specialist at Global Health/International Development Research Centre


Samuel Oti is a Senior Program Specialist with the International Development Research Centre (IDRC). He is responsible for leading, developing and implementing IDRC’s food, environment and health pr...

JENNIFER NYAKINYA

Program Manager


Ms. Jennifer Nyakinya is a development researcher and evidence-to-policy champion with more than 10 years of progressive experience in developing and managing donor-funded projects that lead to so...

Christina Fille

Lecturer (Network Treasurer)


Christina Fille is a lecturer and an economist at the Institute of Social Work in Dar es salaam, Tanzania. Christina's  research interests are in development economics, labour economics, trade ...