Ian Peter Busuulwa, Member

Ian Peter Busuulwa is a graduate of biotechnology from Makerere University who has amassed a wealth of experience in science communication, science policy advocacy, grassroots mobilization, and digital content management. He has recently gained a keen interest in synthetic biology-related policy owing to his public policy fellowship with Ginkgo Bioworks and is currently working with SynBio Africa on our policy advocacy and communication efforts. Ian also works with Science Stories Africa (SSA) – a platform seeking to improve public appreciation of science through storytelling, as a Project Administrator and Digital Communications Officer. He has actively been part of efforts for genetic engineering regulation in Uganda since his undergraduate days participating in several stakeholder engagements and the review process of Uganda’s Genetic Engineering Regulatory Bill 2018 since its initial passing in 2017. He is currently pursuing an MSc in Biotechnology at KIIT University – India.

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