Youth Alive Uganda’s leadership guides and inspires the organization.Our senior Management Team leads with passion, principle and respect, creating an empowering work environment. Youth Alive Uganda’s Board of Directors provides strategic direction for the organization, ensuring that We remain dynamic and an influential voice in holistic youth development in the youth programming space


James Byarugaba
Executive Director – Youth Alive Uganda

Mr. James Byarugaba is passionate about seeing children and young people live their lives to the full and he has committed the last 14 years working with Youth Alive Uganda. He is skilled in project design, planning, implementation and business development. He is also a Man up delegate a global coalition of young people across the world to end sexual and gender-based violence and is so passionate about promoting gender equality as well as preventing sexual and gender-based violence. His vision is to see one world where boys and girls; men and women have the same opportunities and are empowered to contribute equally in shaping the world they want and a violence-free world where no human being owns the other or insights harm based on one’s gender. He holds a Masters in Human Rights from Makerere University Uganda, a Masters in International Development from the National University of Ireland-Maynooth and currently pursuing a PhD in Human and Social services from Walden University USA.


Adrian Kalemeera

Director Programs and Business Development

Allan Otim

Allan Dickson Otim

Director Monitoring Evaluation and Learning

Irene Amodo

Irene Amodo

Human Resources and Operations

Stella Nandawula

Stella Nandawula

Director Finance and Operations

Mary Youth Alive

Mary Immaculate Akiteng

Techinical Programe Adivisor.


Dan Oyom

Partnerships and Business Development Advisor.