Professor Venansius Baryamureeba holds a PhD in Computer Science and is a Professor of Computer Science. He currently serves as Vice-Chancellor of Makerere University and as Dean of Makerere University Faculty of Computing and IT in Uganda. He is the chair and member of Senate and Council at Makerere University respectively.
He is also a member of the Senates of Mbarara University of Science and Technology and Busitema University. In addition to administrative and teaching duties, he currently supervisors PhD students in computing disciplines and has published extensively in international journals. He has a track record as a consultant on ICT research, training, advisory services and policy and a recognized expert on e-governance and higher education planning and management, and he has been involved in the design and implementation of computing curricula at both undergraduate and postgraduate levels. He is the Chairman and Managing Director of ICT Consults Ltd, one of the prestigious ICT consultancy firms in Africa. He is also currently involved in initiatives of growing and sustaining ICT/ Computing human capital in Sub-Saharan Africa region.