Dr. Bainomugisha is the Secretary to the Board and Executive Director. He has been a Technical Advisor for Uganda Peace Support Team on South Sudan and was involved in brokering a peace agreement between SPLA (IO) and the Government of Uganda when fighting broke out in December 2013 in South Sudan. He is a Lecturer of Peace and Conflict studies, in the Faculty of Religion and Peace Studies at Makerere University and a senior teaching fellow in the department of Public Administration and Governance at Uganda Christian University Mukono. He also worked as a Civil Society Fellow at the International Peace Institute (IPI), a New York based public policy think tank. He has authored several research publications, book chapters and articles on Peace and Security, Natural Resources and Local Governance. He holds a PhD in Peace and Conflict Studies; a Master's Degree in Peace Studies from University of Bradford (UK) and A Diploma in National Security from Galilee Institute, Israel.
Advocates Coalition for Development and Environment (ACODE) is an independent public policy research and advocacy Think Tank based in Uganda, working in the Eastern and Southern Africa Sub-regions on a wide range of public policy issues.