The most important donors have been Ketil Skorstad, Nils Tronrud and Unni Hjellnes. Ketil Skorstad is the chairman of the Norwegian Board and Nils Tronrud is a board member. Unni Hjellnes is the CEO. Andrew Kibedi came into the project in 2016 and has contributed by working as the project manager in Uganda.
Ketil Skorstad has 20 years of experience in the financial industry. First as a share broker and in recent years as an investor through its investment company Tigerstaden A/S. Skorstad is an active owner in several Norwegian industrial companies and holds board positions in several companies inside and outside Oslo Stock Exchange. He has extensive experience in building and operating companies.
Nils Tronrud is a founder and industrial developer based in the town, Hønefoss. He has long experience establishing and operation of large companies with many employees. Tronrud is active in philanthropy and is very keen on successful operations and that every dollar is used in the best way. Tronrud has a large network and actively contributes with own and others’ professional skills where necessary.
Unni Hjellnes is Children of Rwenzori´s General Manager. She retired to work 100% for Children of Rwenzori after 26 years working as adoption advisor in a Norwegian organization where she had responsibility for contact between Norwegian and foreign authorities, preparation and training of adoptive parents and a special focus on finding parents to orphans with special needs.
Andrew Kibedi is our project manager. He was born in Uganda and raised in Norway and has mostly been stationed in Uganda since December 2016. He brings helpers into the project through his large network of contacts and knows the country through his relatives and experiences.