Eng. Ziria Tibalwa Waako is currently the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of the Electricity Regulatory Authority (ERA).
Eng. Ziria who until this appointment was the Director of the Technical Regulation Department at ERA holds a MSc. and BSc. Electrical Engineering, both from Makerere University, and a Master of Business Administration in Leadership from Walden University, USA.
Eng. Ziria is a Registered Engineer with the Uganda Institute of Professional Engineers and the National Engineers Registration Board, as well as a Member of the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) of New York, United States of America. She possesses 27 years of work experience in Uganda’s Electricity Sector, eight of which were in Senior Management positions. Ziria boasts vast knowledge and insights of the sector and its challenges, having had exposure to it throughout all her working life.
Eng. Ziria prides in the development of various national and Development Partner-funded projects both at national and regional level, from sourcing of financing, appraisal feasibility study and construction.