Ronnie Ssejjuko is a Green Buildings and Waste Intern working with GGGI Uganda. He is working on the consolidation of existing data on the state of circularity in Buildings in Uganda and other African countries. This review of secondary data will cover country reports and policies to extract data and policies on circularity for buildings. Secondly, he is to collect data on opportunities for increased circularity; this exercise will involve stakeholder engagements virtually to provide data on material circularity in practice and to project potential for increasing the volume of materials reused/recycled (at least 30 leading businesses will be surveyed). Lastly, Ronnie is to support regional report actions in collaboration with other regional researchers on the standardization of data collection and policy analyses across countries.
He has worked as a Renewable Energy Specialist with Peec Energy Uganda Specializing in biogas systems design. As a lead trainer, he was tasked to see that over 100 youths in Uganda acquire knowledge and employable skills in biogas technology. He has also worked as a Researcher with Bakulu Power Uganda, a Renewable Energy Development company to carry out feasibility studies on their Power development projects. Bakulu Power is implementing solar mini-grids in the three main Islands (Lubya, Kirewi and Namiti) of Buvuma district in Lake Victoria.
He holds a Bachelor of Science (Physics Major) from Makerere University, Kampala and is currently a graduate student of Master of Science in Renewable Energy at the same University. Furthermore, he is a Research Fellow in Municipal Energy Management and Energy Efficiency in Buildings at the UNESCO/ISEDC Co-Sponsored Fellowship Program-2016 in Moscow, Russia.
Ronnie was the 2020 Greenprenuer Prize Award Winner under Peec Energy Uganda.