Irene heads the research and development function at Uganda’s Communications sector regulatory authority, whose mandates covers the broadcasting, postal and telecommunications services. She possesses extensive experience in sector planning, policy development, and implementation of related initiatives such as quality of services regulation, numbering resource management, conducting usage studies, as well as processes for set up of universal fund.  In her current role, Irene has enhanced the Commission’s collaborations towards enhancement of ICT research and innovation as well as programs geared to development of ICT for environmental sustainability.


In addition to research and development, Irene is the Corporate Coordinator for UCC. She holds an MSc in Communications Systems and Signal Processing from University of Bristol, a Bachelors Degree in Electrical Engineering from Makerere University and is completing an MSc in Economic Management and Policy.