Bagiire Vincent Waiswa

Vincent Bagiire

Permanent Secretary

Ministry of ICT and National Guidance


Vincent is a thought leader in the ICT-for-development field in the region and internationally. He holds an MBA (Hons), Glasgow Caledonian University, MSC (Hons) in Macroeconomics, University of Bradford, Computing and Information Science, University of Derby; Library and Information Science, Makerere University. Formerly the Chief Executive Officer, Bridges org a Washington DC based IT policy not-for-profit is now Permanent Secretary, Ministry of ICT and National Guidance in the Government of Uganda.
Before joining the Ministry he was a Member of Parliament and Chairperson, Parliamentary Sessional Committee on Information and Communication Technology.
He also established the Centre for International ICT Policy for East and Southern Africa (CIPESA) as well as BROSDI, a non-profit organization, Uganda. He is an Ashoka Fellow for life, Archbishop Desmond Tutu Leadership Fellow and a Young Global Leader of World Economic Forum.
He has also attended professional courses at Said Business School, University of Oxford, Wits University in South Africa and Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy among others.