Mr Fred Opolot

Mr Opolot is a Public Affairs and Communication Consultant with vast exposure in both Government and the Private Sector. He served as the head of Public Diplomacy and Spokesperson for the Ministry of Foreign Affairs from October 2013 – June 2015. Under this jurisdiction, he as responsible for disseminating government of Uganda’s position on foreign policy matters. Prior to this, he served as Executive Director of Uganda Media Centre (UMC) and Government of Uganda Spokesperson from June 2007 – September 2013. As ED Uganda Media Centre, Mr Opolot was responsible for positioning the UMC as a focal point for government communication and dissemination. He was key in the formulation of the Government of Uganda Communication Strategy as well as introducing the Institutions first quarterly magazine.

Mr.Opolot has served on the international fora as a development Consultant and information Technology Analyst for companies in the United Kingdom.

He holds a Master of Science degree in Globalization and Development from University of London-Institute of Commonwealth Studies and is a Bachelor of Economics and Information technology graduate from Middlesex University-London.

He is a Board Member Uganda Investment Authority.

He is also a member of the Uganda Golf Club.