Board Members

Eng. Henry Francis Okinyal | Vice Chairman


Eng. Henry Francis Okinyal holds B. Sc in Engineering from Makerere University and MSc (Agricultural Engineering) from University of Melbourne, Australia. He is a UIPE Member (No. PE 314) and a Registered Engineer (No. 395).He has an illustrious, uninterrupted formal employment record as a Mechanical Engineer (Design & Development) from 1977 to 1992, Principal of Busitema National College of Agricultural Mechanisation (1992 - 2000),Assistant Commissioner for Technical Education Ministry of Education& Sports (2000 - 2001), and then received accelerated promotion to Commissioner for BTVET (2001 - 2010). He was the first substantive Director of the Directorate of Industrial Training (DIT) until he retired from Service in 2014. He has attended many national, regional & international CPD programmes focusing on transformation of the BTVET sub-sector, and was the lead technical officer in developing the ten-year BTVET Strategic Plan 2012/3 -2021/2 entitled Skilling Uganda.He was a Member of the 16th ERB,and was re-appointed on the 17th ERB where he was elected its Vice Chairman. Elsewhere, he is the Chairman of the Labour Advisory Board, a Statutory Board, of the Ministry of Labour, Gender & Social Development, among several other responsibilities.



How to become a Registered Engineer in Uganda

Direct Applicants
All candidates who attained 'Member' of UIPE before the commencement of the UIPE/ERB Joint Assessment Committee (JAC) are required to submit a Technical Report and Career Report plus attending a Board Interview. In addition they apply for registration by filling ERB Form ERA 1, and attaching copies of certificates for the Board's processing of the documentation.

Attributes of a Registered Engineer

The attributes of a Registered Engineer include the following: Sound understanding of engineering principles;...

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