Dr Godwin Ayesiga
Uganda National Meteorological Authority
Godwin Ayesiga is a climate scientist currently acting as the manager for training and research, and in charge of international relations at the Uganda National Meteorological Authority (UNMA). He is also a visiting researcher at the University of Reading in the United Kingdom. His interests include sub-seasonal to seasonal climate variability, extreme climate events, and regional climate change. His current work includes understanding of the role of equatorial waves in influencing extreme precipitation over Equatorial Africa. He is the winner of the 2021 Ian James Award.