James Ludigo Wilberforce is a Mechanical Engineer from Makerere University with 26 years of professional experience. His training in Mechanical Engineering combined with training in Energy Auditing and Management, along with International short-term courses in Energy Efficiency (IEE) Improvement Project of South Africa (UNIDO/NCPC-SA), Certified Energy Auditors (CEA) Course by Energy Training Foundation (EnTF) under Uganda CEA Programme and the series of training in Energy Management by TERI/GIZ have equipped him with tools that can enable him to handle Energy Auditing related tasks. Besides this, trainings in Environmental management and Cleaner Production coped with 13 years of industrial work, gives him an added advantage in the various related Energy Auditing Projects.
Mr. Wilberforce is a member of the Energy Efficiency Network for Uganda and the Energy Efficiency Association of Uganda. Currently he is working as a Technical Officer/Energy Efficiency Expert with Uganda Cleaner Production Centre; he has acquired experience in Energy management and Auditing during the course of his work in a number of sectors that include Tea, Sugar, Dairy, Textile, Building, Leather etc. In his day to day duties at the center, he has acquired vast experience as trainer and moderator and participated in the development and piloting of training methods and materials for different target groups in order to promote and implement Resource Efficient and Cleaner Production (RECP) especially as the lead expert in all matters related to Energy Efficiency in enterprises that under take the RECP programs in the center.
With the background of RECP, Mr. Wilberforce has the conviction that effective Energy Management is a driver to achieve improved energy productivity and competitiveness of enterprises in these times of increasing energy costs.