Our Leadership


Susan Hirego

Founder & CEO

Susan is a Social Entrepreneur with vast knowledge in financial management, business administration, Organisational development and technology. A visionary operations executive; Susan is a hands-on inspirational leader who is passionate about empowering individuals to thrive and achieve excellence. Susan has verifiable success in managing complex initiatives, creating value-added programs and increasing Organisational visibility.


Cissy Nawatene Ssekajiija

Director of Programmes

Cissy is a Communicator, Public Relations and Media expert with 13 years experience in Corporate Communication, Stakeholder Engagement, Media Relations and Change Management. For the last 13 years, she has been responsible for creating and communicating a favorable public image and ensuring that the desired message is accurate and consistent with Organisational goals and standards. She has contributed to the success of operations in large Organisations such as National Water and Sewarage Corporation, Uganda Electricity Generation Company and Water Mission Uganda.

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Dorothy Nandinghi

Director of Finance & Operations

Dorothy is a strategic and analytical finance professional with more than 5 years track record delivering outstanding results and business value in financial reporting, data analysis and management. Dorothy holds a BSc in Quantitative Economics from Makerere University and MSc in Economic Research from the University of North Texas. Dorothy leverages her experience working with the Federal National Mortgage Association (Fannie Mea – Texas, USA) and Tenet Health Care (Dallas, Texas) to ensure that Rego Foundation meets it’s financial goals. 

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Christine Kisubi

Director of Strategic Partnerships and Funding

Christine is a relationship and partnership specialist with a passion for sustainable development and fundraising. She is a procurement and project management executive with extensive experience in developing scalable programs that strategically align partners’ goals and objectives with critical issues and organizational priorities. Passionate about empowering young women and girls to reach their highest potential, for themselves, their families, their communities and the world!

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Barbara H. Hirego

Director of Monitoring, Evaluation, and Learning

Barbara is an impact driven Sociologist with more than 5 years working on rural-based projects. She has extensive knowledge in stakeholder engagement, handling projects; documenting, translating and disseminating information to beneficiaries and stakeholders. Barbara has comprehensive knowledge and experience in developing program frameworks, plans and indicators to capture project performance results. She is passionate about implementing social issues and therefore responsible for designing and conducting operations research.


Palma Awat

Administrative Officer

Palma is a Human Resources professional and offers support to all functions of the Organisation. She is a skilled negotiator and relationship builder who drives solutions and achieves notable results.

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