Dr Jane Bemigisha is the founder and Executive Director of ESIPPS International Ltd, an environmental and geo-information applications consultancy firm based in Uganda. She has more than 30 years of experience designing, leading and contributing to the environment and sustainable development, research and innovation in biodiversity, agriculture and soils, energy, water/wetlands and climate change, primarily applying Earth Observation and geoinformation technologies.
She facilitates science-policy interfaces, policy briefing and Cabinet Momo drafting and champions the establishment of environment information and Earth Observation institutional frameworks. She has vast experience in capacity development, including coaching and mentoring. She is passionate about promoting gender diversity and enhancing entrepreneurship in Africa.
Dr Bemigisha has a PhD in Natural Resources Management applying Hyperspectral Remote Sensing and Participatory GIS; an MSc. (with Distinction) in Environmental Systems Monitoring and Analysis, and a bachelor’s degree in Geography, specialising in Land Use/ Resource Assessment and Applied Climatology.