WHO WE ARE

Safe Way Right Way (SWRW ) was a result of collaboration between the World Bank’s “Global Road Safety Partnerships” and Total SA to improve road safety on Africa’s economically critical corridors. The collaboration is called the “African Road Safety Corridors Initiative” (ARSCI).

SWRW is a registered NGO founded and funded by a number of private sector companies including Bollore Logistics, CNOOC, Hima Cement Limited, Total Exploration & Production, Total Uganda Limited, Toyota Uganda Limited and Tullow Oil. The organization is focused on but not limited to improving road safety along Uganda’s economically critical corridors.

SWRW board member corporate companies work together to leverage resources and best practice to implement road safety interventions.

MISSION

To mobilise private sector firms and other actors in promoting road safety on the North and Central Corridors in tandem with World Health Organisation's Safe System Approach.

SWRW SCOPE OF WORK

SWRW has two definitions on the scope of work; A. The African Road Safety Corridors Initiative (ARSCI) covers a geographical scope of work which will allow for engagement of the communities along the project corridors. B. The ARSCI implements through a systematic approach with five modules that guide our activities. These are based on the UN Decade of Action for Road Safety pillars towards a systematic approach to Road Safety i.e.
• Road safety management.
• Safe Driver and other road users.
• Safe roads and Mobility.
• Safer vehicles.
• Post- crash response.

SWRW OBJECTIVES

1-3 Year objectives

▪ To reduce speed along the corridor.
▪ To reduce vulnerable road user incidents.
▪ To improve corporate fleet safety through self-regulations.

3 – 5 Year objectives

▪ To introduce and implement quick win solutions to traffic related fatality and injury.
▪ To develop a sustainable model of interventions for local authorities.
▪ To advocate for improved enforcement and infrastructure.

SWRW-UG BOARD MEMBERS

Mr. Branko Ng’inja is the current Managing director of Bollore Transport & Logistics Uganda Limited. He has over 20 years of experience in leading Supply chain Management. Before joining Bollore Transport & Logistics Uganda, he was the General Manager for our Tanzanian branch for 2 years where he immersed a great wealth of experience and technical knowledge. Prior to this, he had held various leadership positions at DHL from 1998 to 2013.

Bollore is a founding members of the Safe Way Right Way, it was in our interest to be part of an organization advocating for safer roads for Africa given the nature of our business and operations. We have an extensive fleet of owned and subcontracted trucks that are frequent users of these roads on the various corridors - Northern, Eastern and Southern. More so, our drivers spend an average of 8 hours a day on the road, it is our duty and responsibility to ensure their safety and that of other users. Additionally, as part of our Corporate Social Responsibility, our pillars and vision for CSR were also in line with the vision of SWRW and under this blanket was an opportunity for our organization to contribute to the society and give back to the community.

Florentin De Loppinot is the Managing Director of Total Uganda Limited. He Joined Total in 1999 within the Africa Middle East division. He served in Johannesburg first as Corporate Planning manager then as Business Development Manager of Total South Africa.

In 2003, he moved to Paris headquarters to join the Finance Department of the Refining and Marketing Branch. In 2007, he returned to the Africa Middle East Division within the Strategy Department. Within this division, he was in charge of mergers, acquisitions and development projects in many countries in the Middle East and in Africa. In 2010, he moved to Cairo to become Marketing and Sales Director of Total Egypt.
Thereafter, upon the successful acquisition of Shell Marketing Egypt by Total in 2013, he was named Managing Director of the acquired company.
He is married with 2 daughters.

Mahmood a Kenyan national is the Managing Director of Toyota Uganda Limited and has over 30 years’ experience in the Automotive Industry. Before joining Toyota Uganda in April 2016, he was a Divisional General Manager Corporate at Toyota Tsusho East Africa Limited from 2013. Prior to that, he served as a Deputy Managing Director with Toyota Mauritius.

Other positions he has held are General Manager Toyota East Africa Limited, General Manager Finance & Administration Toyota East Africa Limited, Divisional Financial Controller and Director- Toyota Kenya, Regional Manager Coast Lonrho Motors, Financial Controller Toyota Kenya, Chief Accountant Farm Machinery Distributors and Internal Auditor at Lonrho Motors Holdings Limited. He started my professional career in 1976 as an External Auditor with Gill & Johnson (Now Deliotte & Touche).

With over 25 years in leadership, his strengths lie in strategy development, management and growth of joint ventures and setting up of start-up businesses. He comes with a wealth of experience in Financial Management, Risk and Assurance, Employee development and above all, he understands the complexity and the demand of running multicultural and diverse organisations.

He is a board member of SWRW as a Managing Director of Toyota Uganda limited. Mahmood personally believes in the cause of SWRW.

Toyota Uganda Ltd was established in 2005 and is owned by Toyota Tsusho Corporation, which is in turn a subsidiary of Toyota Motor Corporation. As the exclusive Distributor of Toyota vehicles, it is the only company authorised to distribute and sell new Toyota Vehicles and Spare Parts in Uganda as well as offer Toyota Manufacturer’s Warranty. We also deal in Yamaha Motorcycles, Hino Truck, Case Tractors and Toyota Forklift. At Toyota Tsusho and Toyota Uganda, commitment to ANZEN (Safety) to create a Safe and Healthy work environment is Key.

Together with our Anzen philosophy and SWRW’s core objective, we believe it is not only our obligation but also our innate duty to be part of the collaboration to improve road safety on Africa’s roads and in particular, Uganda given the country drives largely Toyota vehicles. We also believe that the task to improve safety on Uganda roads is not simple for one entity to embark on alone, hence the desire to collaborate with other Corporates with a similar mind-set and common objective.

Mr Adewale Fayemi is a Senior Business Executive who has worked with Total for 25 years now. He is the General Manager, Total E&P Uganda since 31st August 2015 and the Total Country Chair in Uganda since January 2018. He is responsible for preparing Total E&P Uganda’s operations in the Lake Albert basin for the development phase.

Prior to his appointment in Uganda, Adewale Fayemi was the Managing Director of Total E&P Ivory Coast, from June 2014 to August 2015. Before that, he worked with Total E&P Nigeria as the Executive General Manager, Deep Water Field Operations, from 2012 to 2014 and General Manager, Akpo Field Operations, from 2011 to 2012. He has also served as Field Operations Manager in both Total E&P Netherlands (2009 to 2011) and Elf Petroleum Nigeria (2007 to 2009). Prior to this he held various positions in Elf Petroleum Nigeria, TotalFinaElf EP, Smith International Inc. and Mobil Producing Nigeria Ultd.

Adewale Fayemi is a graduate of the University of Lagos and holds a Master’s degree in Chemical Engineering. He has also attended various technical and management courses at E.N.S.P.M. (IFP) France, Cranfield School of Management United Kingdom, INSEAD France and Harvard Business School, USA.

Nathan Kagiri R – Head of Supply Chain, Tullow Uganda
An engineer with over 13yrs experience in the Oil & Gas industry, both locally and internationally. He started his career at Shell, later moving to Halliburton before Joining Tullow Oil. He has worked on various projects in the region including Exploration & Appraisal campaigns in Tanzania, Kenya, Mozambique, Ethiopia and Uganda. He has also briefly worked on projects in Namibia, Congo Brazzaville and Nigeria.

In his current role, he oversees Tullow Uganda’s Contracts & Procurement, Logistics & Materials, and National Content dockets.

Nathan holds a Bsc. Mechanical Engineering from MUK and an Executive MBA from the Eastern and Southern African Management Institute (ESAMI), and has undertaken various other skills-based trainings.

Nathan has previously taught at the Faculty of Technology at Makerere University (MUK) and currently serves as the Alternative Chairperson to the Board of Governors for Safe Way Right Way, a private sector partnership on road safety along the Northern road corridor.

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