Meet UNICEF's Representative in Uganda ai
Mr. Shadrack Omol
Mr. Shadrack Omol is the acting UNICEF Uganda Country Representative. Mr. Omol brings more than 30 years of private and public sector experience to this position, focusing on advocacy for child rights, development and humanitarian programming, private sector engagement, and organizational management.
Alongside his acting role, Mr. Omol serves as Deputy Representative of UNICEF Uganda, a position he has held since July 2020. In this function he is responsible for the programme coordination and managerial guidance of UNICEF’s programme of cooperation with the Government of Uganda.
Prior to his current assignment, Mr. Omol served as the Deputy Representative of UNICEF Zambia and the Chief of Emergency and Field Operations for UNICEF Ethiopia. He has also held leadership positions in UNICEF offices in India, Sudan, and South Sudan.
Prior to UNICEF, Mr. Omol was a civil engineer in the private sector in Kenya and the larger East Africa region.
A national of Kenya, Mr. Omol is married with three children. He holds post-graduate and graduate degrees in civil engineering and has participated in several leadership and management courses as a participant and facilitator. He has a passion for nurturing young leaders and community development.