Governance Structure

Governance and management structure

Lindner Foundation Uganda will continue to have a three-tier governance structure. The first tier of governance is the Board of Trustees mainly composed of members of the Hans Lindner family and representatives of Hans Lindner Foundation. The second tier is a Board of Directors selected by the Trustees. The third tier is the Management team of the Foundation in Uganda to be composed of the Executive Director and the Managers.

Board of Trustees

The Board of Trustees is the supreme governing body of Lindner Foundation Uganda. The specific roles of the Board of Trustees are; to define the overall organizational philosophy and mandate of the Foundation; provide oversight over the work of the Foundation, to source funding, define general thematic policies and areas of focus of the Foundation and to define the overall governance framework of the Foundation. The Board of Directors is appointed by the Board of Trustees.

Board of Directors

The Board of Directors provides supervisory oversight over the operations of the Foundation. Its role includes; providing guidance on strategic objectives; approving annual work plans and budgets; monitoring, appraising and reviewing delivery of the Foundation’s mandate and closely supervising and evaluating the execution of all programme activities.


The Management team, led by the Country Manager and consisting of Heads of programmes, has the delegated responsibility for implementing the Foundation’s activities in Uganda. It is charged with responsibility for delivering all operational plans and work programmes of the Foundation. The team will together with staff members and field-based volunteers be responsible for; developing annual work plans & budgets; monitoring programme activities and reporting to the Board, recommending new work programmes and change initiatives and overseeing the day-to-day running of the Foundation.