Production Team

VP Production

Albert Akovuku is a certified Engineer with the Society of Automotive Engineers (SAE), USA, a Ugandan Professional with more than 15 years of work experience, with a high creative capability based on a scientific, technological and research background which allows him to plan, design, build, control, pinpoint, manage, assess, standardize and advice at everything about Systems Engineering field, specifically in Production and Quality Management Systems implementation, Transportation Systems, Supply Chain and Logistics, Economics of Infrastructure, Computer simulation, Economics technology and management, Systems analysis and management, through life engineering and attempting to use these resources in an efficient way. Albert worked at TNO as a Transportation Systems Research Assistant in the Netherlands, Ten years of result oriented work as Principal Mechanical Engineer at State House Uganda, Assistant Lecturer at College of Engineering Design Art and Technology Makerere University. He also has a solid ethical background with a professional commitment and responsibility as well as an excellent attitude to deal with people, a high communicative outlook, negotiation skills and enhanced leadership skills, adaptability to changing situations. He is good at working in a team, persistent and aimed to get the best results.

IT Systems Manager

Simon Peter Miyingo graduated summa cum laude from both the University of Exeter, UK (MSc. Engineering and Management) and Makerere University (BSc. Telecommunications Engineering). He is vastly experienced in Systems Engineering and Analysis having participated in the design and development of various systems like the Uganda Police Force Crime Records Management System, Academic Records Management System for Higher Education Institutions, School Information System for Primary and Secondary Schools. He has offered IT support to the Uganda government National Security Information Systems intervention. Simon is currently the IT Systems Manager at Kiira Motors Corporation. He also has teaching experience at University level having spent a year as a teaching assistant at the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at Makerere University. During this time he lectured courses like Database Systems and Intelligent Systems as well as tutoring an Electromagnetics course. He is very passionate about Artificial Intelligence and the role it plays in current and future systems. Simon is a Board of Director of Destiny Junior School a nursery and primary school in Mityana Town that offers free education to the less privileged.

Manufacturing Manager

Mario Obua is the Manufacturing Manager at Kiira Motors Corporation. He is a self motivated, diligent and ethical individual with a concise vision for innovation and creativity. He holds a Master’s degree in Engineering Management from Kettering University and a Bachelor’s degree in Mechanical Engineering from Makerere University. He has a vast experience in Product Development, Assembly and Manufacturing from his international exposure and experience. Mario played a significant role in the mechanical design, integration and completion of the Kayoola Solar Bus. In addition to his work at Kiira Motors Corporation, he is a mentor and has lectured in areas of “product design and visualization” at Design Institutions within the country

Quality Manager

Victor Tumwine is a Quality Manager at Kiira Motors Corporation. He holds an Msc in Operations Management, Kettering University & Bsc Electrical Engineering, Makerere University. He joined the Vehicle Design Project as a student in his 3rd year, 2011. He has been with Kiira Motors Project since finishing his under graduate degree at Makerere University. He was the electronics engineer in charge of vehicle communication network & electronic hardware configuration on both Kiira SMACK & Kayoola vehicle programs.

Production Planner

Ian Kavuma is a God fearing purpose-driven person, with clear ethical attributes towards execution of assigned tasks through application of acquired skills. He possesses a well-mentored experience in mechanical systems research, specification, design and hands-on integration. He has also undertaken research and implementation in fields of automotive, production and computer aided engineering, which have expanded his expertise and comprehension of the Mechanical engineering profession.

Manufacturing Engineer

Alvin Mwijuka has two degrees from MIT, has several years of experience in Autonomous Space Systems and Motion Control, and has had his software run live on the International Space Station.

IT Systems Administrator

Jimmy Oluma is the IT Systems Administrator with Kiira Motors Corporation; a graduate of BSc. Information and Communications Technology from Makerere University Kampala, I have over 7 years’ experience garnered whilst working in the private sector especially in the Insurance Sector. I possess a strong self-drive and will to succeed in whatever I’m entrusted to accomplish and take pride in the quality of work that I do. In executing my assigned tasks, I have enriched my experience and exposure in the following fields; technological dynamics with emphasis on networking, software, hardware and Systems Administration. I have had the privilege to successfully accomplish varying responsibilities carried out both on an individual basis and as part of a team, enabling me to develop strong commendable technical competence, good interpersonal skills, and excellent organizational & communication skills.

I nonetheless, make sure to find time to enjoy my hobbies which notably are spending time with my family, enjoying a good laugh with friends, soccer, Volley Ball, Swimming and exploring new technological innovations.

Assembly Operator

Moses Wasswa Kalule is a self-driven, highly motivated individual with a strong work ethic. He has over 10 years’ experience in Mechanical Workshop focusing on Automotive Mechanical Systems integration, Automotive fabrication and assembly, Automotive Service and Repair.

While at Kiira Motors Corporation, he has played a very vital role in development of the Kiira EV SMACK and Kayoola Solar Bus as the Technical lead on Vehicle Mechanical Systems and Vehicle Body integration for both of these landmark Concepts

Moses has breadth of knowledge and experience which he has attained from various trainings both local and international. Such examples include IVECO South Africa where he did Assembly of Buses and Trucks. He has also acquired skills in Advanced Welding and Joining methods ranging from; shield metal arc welding, Oxy acetylene Gas welding, Gas metal Arch welding, Gas Tungsten Arc welding, Adhesive and sealants, Mechanical fasteners, General fabrication and product finishing, these attained from the prestigious Lugogo Vocational Training Institute.

Assembly Operator

Fred Kayemba is a self-driven, highly motivated individual with a strong work ethic. He has over 15 years’ experience in Automotive Repair and Service with focus on Pneumatic and Suspension Systems in Buses and Trucks.

While at Kiira Motors Corporation, he has played a very vital Technical role in development of the Pneumatic and Suspension Systems of the Kayoola Solar Bus, these involving the Brakes, compressor systems, and suspension systems.

Fred has breadth of knowledge and experience which he has attained from various trainings both local and international. Such examples include IVECO South Africa where he did Assembly of Buses and Trucks. He has also acquired skills in Advanced Welding and Joining methods ranging from; shield metal arc welding, Oxy acetylene Gas welding, Gas metal Arch welding, Gas Tungsten Arc welding, Adhesive and sealants, Mechanical fasteners, General fabrication and product finishing, these attained from the prestigious Lugogo Vocational Training Institute.

Assembly Operator

Edwin Lukubira is a self-driven, highly motivated individual with a strong work ethic. He has over 15 years’ experience in Mechanical Workshop focusing on Engine Development and Service.

While at Kiira Motors Corporation, he has playing a pivotal role in revamping of the Kiira EV SMACK. Here he is highly involved in the fabrication processes with emphasis to quality and precision.

Edwin has breadth of knowledge and experience which he has attained from from years of exposure and experience. In addition, he has had trainings with emphasis to Advanced Welding and Joining methods ranging from; shield metal arc welding, Oxy acetylene Gas welding, Gas metal Arch welding, Gas Tungsten Arc welding, Adhesive and sealants, Mechanical fasteners, General fabrication and product finishing, these attained from the prestigious Lugogo Vocational Training Institute.

Assembly Operator

Rogers Mubiru is a self-driven, highly motivated individual with a strong work ethic. He has over 15 years’ experience in Mechanical Workshop focusing on Engine Development, Vehicle Repair and Service.

While at Kiira Motors Corporation, he has playing a pivotal role in revamping of the Kiira EV SMACK. Here he is highly involved in the fabrication processes with emphasis to quality and precision.

Rogers has breadth of knowledge and experience which he has attained from from years of exposure and experience. In addition, he has had training’s with emphasis to Advanced Welding and Joining methods ranging from; shield metal arc welding, Oxy acetylene Gas welding, Gas metal Arch welding, Gas Tungsten Arc welding, Adhesive and sealants, Mechanical fasteners, General fabrication and product finishing, these attained from the prestigious Lugogo Vocational Training Institute.

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