Mr David Eboku is the Manager, Standards Department (development, publishing and information), where he is responsible for the design, development and implementation of programme for development, harmonization and publishing of national standards; the information and resources centre and the national enquiry point on technical barriers to trade and Uganda’s contribution to regional and international standardization.
Mr. Eboku is a Ugandan with a Master of Science in Food Science and Technology from Makerere University, Kampala.
Before joining UNBS in 1999, he worked in the food manufacturing industry. His career transitioned from standards officer to manager, a position he held since 2012. Between 2017 and 2019 Mr Eboku worked at International Organization for Standardization (ISO), in Switzerland, where he was the Project Manager supporting capacity building, networking and communication initiatives aimed at improving participation by ISO members in Africa and other developing countries in international standardization.
His key competencies include policy formulation, legislation and standardization; food and nutrition safety and quality management; product regulation and market access; and organizational management, leadership and collaboration.