Board Of Governors

The Board of Governors has a vital strategic role in advising the Board of Directors of Ambrosoli Limited and the school Senior Management Team, led by the Head of School, to ensure that Ambrosoli delivers high-quality education, supports the well-being of its students, is well managed for its long term financial viability, and that the school delivers on its vision and mission.  The BoG is comprised of both parental and non-parental volunteers, with a maximum of eleven members, two of which are nominated by the Ambrosoli Limited Board of Directors. The BoG also includes the current Head of School, a PTA representative and a teacher representative. For more information about the Board of Governors and the school’s governance structure, please consult the Governance Manual. Questions about the BoG may be directed to [email protected]

The Governance Manual and list of Board Committees is available here.

Robert Kabushenga – Director Representative

Robert joined The New Vision as its Chief Executive Officer in January 2007. Prior to that he worked as a Legal and Administration Officer of the Monitor Publications Ltd, before joining his current employer as first a Legal Officer, and subsequently as Company Secretary.

Robert has also worked as Executive Director of the Uganda Media Centre. He holds a Bachelor of Law degree from Makerere University and a post-graduate diploma in Legal Practice from the Law Development Centre, Kampala, and is a member of the Uganda Law Society. He has been on the Board of Governors since January 2009.

Anne Ruhweza Katahoire – Director Representative

Anne Ruhweza Katahoire is a professor of Behavioral Science and the current Director of Child Health and Development Centre, a multidisciplinary research centre in the School of Medicine at Makerere University College of Health Sciences. Anne is a psychologist, holds a Masters in Education from the University of Glasgow and a PhD in Medical Anthropology from the University of Copenhagen. She is a former parent and a former Chairperson of the Board of Governors of Ambrosoli International School. She currently represents the Board of Directors on the Board of Governors.

Emma Norris – Head of School (HOS)


Alexa Holmes-Chairperson and Parent

Alexa has lived in Kampala with her husband since 2011 working as the Africa regional legal counsel for the Wildlife Conservation Society and advising on partnerships to save wildlife and habitats across the continent.  Alexa has been an Ambrosoli parent since early 2015 and joined the Board of Governors in August 2018.

Vanessa Small-PTA Representative and Parent
Vanessa is a South African who has lived in Uganda since 2007, been a parent at Ambrosoli since 2016 and joined the Board in early 2017.  She also serves as Treasurer on the PTA.
Fiona Davies – Secretary and Parent
Fiona Davies has lived in Uganda since 2000. She is a public sector economist, and has worked with several Governments in the region providing advice on macroeconomic and fiscal management. She has been an Ambrosoli parent since 2014.
Noa Haelion – Board Member and Parent
Noa has been an Ambrosoli parent since 2014, an active member of Ambrosoli’s PTA, and also serves the current CPR representative. Noa joined the Board in June 2020.
Amy Watve – Board Member and Parent
Amy has been an Ambrosoli parent since 2018. She has led strategic planning and analysis, service and process improvement, and other related management and organizational development initiatives for private, nonprofit and public sector clients. She is currently based in Uganda as an Organizational Development Director for The Kaizen Company.  Amy joined the Board in January 2020.
Adrian Ouvry – Board Member and Parent
Adrian has been an Ambrosoli parent since 2017. He is a humanitarian programme specialist who has worked in several countries in across Africa, and currently manages the German Red Cross team in Uganda. Adrian joined the Board of Governors in June 2020.
Diane Vuletich – Staff Representative

Diane Vuletich has been teaching at Ambrosoli International School since 2015, in her role as a year six teacher. She appreciates the caring community at Ambrosoli and promotes the robust creative and internationally-minded curriculum that the school delivers. She looks forward to contributing to the continued growth and development of Ambrosoli at all levels of participation.