Mr. Eannes Ongus is the Director, Advancement & Partnership, which oversees departments of Resource Mobilization (Development), Alumni Relations, Partnerships & External Linkages and Mastercard Foundation Initiatives at USIU-Africa. Previously, he served as Chief Manager, Development, leading the university’s resource mobilization/fundraising efforts with a focus on grants, annual and capital campaigns, partnership development and alternative funding models for financing university’s infrastructural projects. Mr. Ongus also leads the university’s Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) initiatives/commitments to Education, Sustainability and Governance.
Previously, he served, as Director - Fundraising, Grants and Partnership and Diversity Education Institute (DEI) contact for Africa, was Fundraising and External Relations Officer at USIU-Africa, Finance and Administration unit at United Nations High Commission for Refugees (UNHCR- Kakuma).
Mr. Ongus holds a BSc. Information Systems and Technology from USIU-Africa and Master’s Degree in Leadership and Management from York St. John University, United Kingdom. His work centers around change management, leadership development, resource mobilization, community empowerment/ development and he regularly donates his time, finances and skills to support community health, social and educational programs.