Mr. Emmanuel Nzabanita is an Electrical Engineer with 39 years of experience in the power sector. He has been working with the African Development Bank for over a decade and is currently the Manager of the Energy Division responsible for the East and Southern Regions. Prior to this, he worked as a Senior Power Engineer in the infrastructure and Industry division, Principal Operations Expert in Egypt AfDB country office and Principal Power Engineer at the AfDB Headquarters. His work has been mainly centred on the development of power networks including power system interconnections and generation facilities in Egypt and East and Central African region. Prior to joining the AfDB, he rose through the ranks in the then Uganda Electricity Board to become the General Manager in charge of power transmission. He implemented extensive rural electrification programmes in Uganda and the extension of high voltage lines countrywide.
He holds an honors B.Sc Degree from the Faculty of Engineering at Makerere University in Uganda and a Master of Science Degree in Engineering from the Institute of Science and Technology at Manchester University in the United Kingdom.