Irene is a Seasoned Broadcast Journalist and corporate communications expert, All Round Consult Uganda Limited Founder. Irene Birungi Mugisha draws on over 15+ years of experience in leading the broadcast, communications and public relations management strategies of some of the biggest brands in Uganda, the Region and the Continent.
Working diligently towards elevating the PR industry’s standards in Uganda and beyond, Irene is today a prominent corporate communications expert, advocating for the adoption of PR best practices and acting as a well-published authority on organisational PR issues and trends. Read more
In addition to serving as a regular speaker at major conferences and workshops in the region, including the 2013 All Africa Business Leadership Awards [AABLA] in Kigali Rwanda by ABN, Irene acted as a panel judge for the All Saints Cathedral Kampala communication specialist recruitment [ASCK] and Federation of Uganda Employers 2016.
She is an influencer and a mentor with the Federation of Uganda Employers Mentorship program. Irene is a Chartered member with the International Association of Women in Television and Radio[IAWRT], She is certified by the Arkhesus University Norway with Board Competence and Leadership development skills.
She has a reputation for producing excellent deliverables and seeing projects and initiatives through to completion. Irene has strong facilitation skills and draws from a vast experience within the private and public sectors to build both individual and organizational capacity.
She worked for different organizations including Office of the President as Head Communications, Federation of Uganda Employers, as Director Communications, Marketing and membership, CNBC Africa Rwanda Uganda; Head Editorial UBC TV ; Television Manager and Duetsche Welle Akademia Bonn German as Africa Television Mentor/Producer WBS TV ANCHOR/Presenter and Television Producer.
Irene’s performance appraisals show that she has excelled in all these jobs which require considerable managerial skills. She has exquisite skills that have earned her lucrative work assignments as lead consultant for the Common Wealth Business Forum Uganda 2012, Publicity campaign for Wage Indicator Foundation; The Netherlands based NGO 2013/14, as Lead communication consultant for Global Fund Secretariat in Uganda the Uganda Country Coordinating Mechanism in 2015, and Project Consultant with ESAMI Uganda 2016.
Irene has also received numerous awards and recognition for her contribution to Uganda’s business journalism.
Irene just concluded her Masters of Business Administration [Specialization] in Petroleum and Gas Amity University India and holds a master training in Effective Business Member Organizations among others.
She aspires to become a successful entrepreneurial and to make valuable contribution to her country and the world at large with her skills.