Mr. David Livingstone Ebiru has been appointed the 4th Executive Director of Uganda National Bureau of Standards (UNBS), the Daily Express reports.
The Hon. Minister of Trade, Industry and Cooperatives, Hon. Amelia Kyambbade in consultation with UNBS National Standards Council (NSC) appointed Ebiru as the new boss of the standards body effective 11th May 2021.
Prior to his appointment, Mr. David Livingstone Ebiru has been serving as the Acting Executive Director at the Bureau for the past 6 months from 1st November 2020.
Mr. David Livingstone Ebiru holds a 1st Class Master of Commerce (M.COM) Degree majoring in Financial Management from Osmania University, Hyderabad in India and an Upper 2nd Class Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA) from Makerere University, Kampala.
He has also undertaken a number of Professional and Competence based trainings with abundant skills mix in various fields, including Finance and Accounting, Public Sector Management, Governance and Risk Management, among others.
Mr. Ebiru has diverse working experience and Management exposure spanning over 15 years in Senior Management positions, 8 of which he has served as the Deputy Executive Director in charge of Management and Financial Services at UNBS.
He replaces Eng. Dr. Ben Manyindo who retired in November 2020.