Mallo P. Lokiru, PMP® is a practicing Economic Planner and Biostatistician, highly trained in Project Planning and Management, Monitoring and Evaluation, and Economics and Applied Statistics and with hands-on experience in the implementation including evaluation of programs and/or projects for Government of Uganda and Nongovernmental Organizations. With dedication to international and national standards, guidelines, and practices, he is certified and a holder of the globally recognized credential, Project Management Professional, PMP® issued by the Project Management Institute (PMI) located in Pennsylvania, USA (www.pmi.org). He is also certified and recognized as a technical and experienced member of the Uganda Evaluation Association (www.uea.org), and the Uganda Statistical Society (www.theuss.org). In addition to the aforementioned, he serves on the Board of Directors of PMI-Uganda Chapter as its Secretary. He holds a Bachelor of Economics and Applied Statistics, Postgraduate Diploma in Project Planning and Management, and a Postgraduate Diploma in Monitoring and Evaluation.
Over the years, he has been directly engaged in the implementation of the World Bank funded projects’ of NUSAF3 (US$130million) and the Regional Pastoral Livelihoods Resilience Project (US$40million), as part of the technical implementation team in the districts of Karenga and Kaabong respectively. The former was implemented under the Uganda’s Office of the Prime Minister (OPM), and the latter was by the Ministry of Agriculture, Animal Industry, and Fisheries (MAAIF). He has also executed in the past, a number of consultancies and assignments in socio-economic development.
His key technical areas of interest include: Project Management using Predictive, Hybrid, and Agile Methodologies; Economic Growth & Development; Statistical Data Analysis (Both Quantitative & Qualitative) and utilization for evidence-based decision making; Geo-referenced Mapping; Surveillance and M&E of Malaria Programs; Nutrition Sensitive Interventions; Strategic Planning; and Project Sustainability.
I have competence and hands-on experience on the use of: SPSS; ArcGIS; DHIS2; EMIS; Advanced MS Excel; ODK; Kobo Toolbox; GoU Programme Budgeting System (PBS); MS Project; Power Bi; and hand-held devices such as GPS’s.