New UNBS boss David Livingstone Ebiru
The Minster of Trade, Industry and Cooperatives, Amelia Kyambbade in consultation with Uganda National Bureau of Standards (UNBS) National Standards Council (NSC) has appointed David Livingstone Ebiru as the 4th Executive Director of the standards agency effective 11th May, 2021.
Ebiru holds a 1st Class Master of Commerce (M.COM) Degree majoring in Financial Management from Osmania University, Hyderabad in India and an Upper 2nd Class Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA) from Makerere University, Kampala.
He has also undertaken a number of Professional and Competence based trainings with abundant skills mix in various fields, including Finance and Accounting, Public Sector Management, Governance and Risk Management, among others.
Ebiru has diverse working experience and Management exposure spanning over 15 years in Senior Management positions, 8 of which he has served as the Deputy Executive Director in charge of Management and Financial Services at UNBS.
Prior to this appointment, Ebiru has been serving as the Acting Executive Director at the Bureau for the past 6 months from 1st November, 2020.
The Uganda National Bureau of Standards (UNBS) is a statutory body committed to the performance of its mandate of ensuring fairness in trade and precision in industry through reliable measurement systems; and developing, promoting and enforcing standards in protection of public health and safety, and the environment against dangerous and sub-standard products.