Amabel Grace Tabaaza is a professional in Instrumentation and Control. She is also an environmental conservationist with vast experience in training and assessment of learning programs especially the ones associated with Biodiversity conservation and management.

Her key job purpose is to nurture professional Oil and Gas technicians who clearly understand the that as much as we need to acquire the benefits of Oil and Gas, we also need to conserve the environment. 

Amabel is a lecturer at Uganda Petroleum Institute Kigumba(UPIK), in charge of training students in Instrumentation and control, Impacts of Oil and Gas  on Biodiversity and Health safety and environment. She has a significant and considerable wealth of experience as a lecturer. She has also developed managerial skills over time as a result of managing several projects in UPIK. Amabel's goal is to use the acquired skills to contribute to the success of  the Oil and Gas industry both at national and international level.

She holds a Bachelor’s degree in Forestry from Makerere University Kampala(2006)as her highest qualification and a Level 3 IVQ Advanced Diploma in Oil and Gas Operations (Process Technician), City & Guilds of London, 2012. She also holds a Diploma in Petroleum studies, Uganda Petroleum Institute Kigumba, 2011.                

She is currently completing her Masters Degree in Environment and natural resources.

Other qualifications and certification include:

  • Certificate in Training of Trainers (ToT), Uganda Management Institute (UMI), December  2016.
  • Certificate in Development Project Management and Monitoring at Africa School of Project Management (ASPM), Nairobi, December 2015.
  • Certificate in Basic Engineering skills training, Nakawa Vocational Training Institute in conjunction with Uganda Petroleum Institute Kigumba.
  • June 2011.  
  • Certificate in Industrial Engineering, Uganda Industrial Research Institute, March 2011.

Amabel's Key areas of interest include, biodiversity conservation, environmental health and safety, projected impacts of Oil and Gas on biodiversity, Environmental awareness, Environmental and Social Impact Assessment, aspects of climate change in relation to the petroleum sector, Corporate Social  Responsibility of the petroleum sector, Quality Management, Risk Assessment Prevention.