Gerald Kagambirwe Karyeija is an Associate Professor of Public Administration and Dean, School of Management Science at the Uganda Management Institute. He is former Extra-ordinary Professor of Public Administration, North-West University and Senior Scholar, University of Lusaka. He chairs the ECASSA Institute of Social Protection, is a board member at the Julius Nyerere Leadership Centre, a member of the Ugandan Management Institute Governing Council, Chair Nakasero Primary School Management Committee and Council Member on African Association of Public Administration and Management. Professor Karyeija holds a PhD and MPhil in Public Administration from the University of Bergen, as well as a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science and Public Administration from Makerere University. He has vast experience in research, consultancy, training and practice in Public Administration spanning over 20 years with various organisations and countries. He has published 48 journal articles, co-edited one book, contributed 2 chapters in an edited book, presented 26 peer-reviewed papers at international conferences, and prepared several policy briefs to government. Professor Karyeija is a member of the Uganda Evaluation Association, Local Economic Development Network (Africa), Uganda Association of Public Administration and Management, Eastern Africa Research and Innovations Management Association, Norwegian Association for Development Research, Africa Network Norway, and the African Association of Public Administration and Management. Prior to joining UMI, he was a compliance officer and later manager at the National Social Security Fund in Uganda and a journalist at the New Vision Publications.