Paul is based in Kampala and leads the design and implementation of NRGI’s programs and strategies in Uganda.

Before joining NRGI, Paul was a senior policy analyst with the Uganda Ministry of Finance, Planning and Economic Development working to ensure that competitiveness was high on the government’s development agenda. He worked on budgetary expenditure frameworks and benchmarked competitiveness constraints and performance indicators against international best practice. Prior to that, he worked at the Uganda Revenue Authority, tracking the impact of tax policies on competitiveness and reforming the tax administration for enhanced economic development.

Paul earned a Ph.D. and master’s degree in development economics from the University of Birmingham (U.K.) Kingdom and a bachelor’s degree from Makerere University, Uganda. He was also a Hubert Humphrey Fellow in tax policy at Michigan State University.