Assoc. Prof. Alfonse Opio (PhD)

Position: Lecturer and Water, Sanitation, and Environment Consultant


  • PhD in Environment and Natural Resources
  • Master of Science degree in Zoology
  • Bachelor of Science in Botany and Zoology
  • Certificates in Climate Change and Biodiversity Conservation
  • Certificate in Design and Application of Constructed Wetlands in Wastewater Treatment


  • University Teaching: Assoc. Prof. Alfonse Opio brings over 22 years of experience in university teaching, specializing in environmental studies and natural resources management. His expertise spans various aspects of environmental science and conservation, contributing significantly to the academic development of students.
  • Consultancy: With a strong background in Environment Impact Assessment (EIA), Assoc. Prof. Opio has provided consultancy services for World Bank-funded hydro power projects in Uganda. His consultancy work involves assessing the environmental implications of large-scale infrastructure projects, ensuring compliance with regulatory standards and fostering sustainable development practices.


  • Water, Sanitation, and Environment: Assoc. Prof. Opio possesses extensive expertise in water resource management, sanitation, and environmental conservation. His multidisciplinary background in zoology, botany, and environmental science equips him with a comprehensive understanding of complex ecological systems and their interdependencies.
  • Constructed Wetlands: As a certified expert in the design and application of constructed wetlands for wastewater treatment, Assoc. Prof. Opio offers specialized knowledge in eco-friendly solutions for addressing wastewater pollution. His expertise extends to the practical implementation of sustainable wastewater management strategies, emphasizing the importance of ecological engineering principles.


  • Assoc. Prof. Opio’s contributions to the field of environmental consultancy and academia have been significant. Through his teaching, research, and consultancy endeavors, he has actively promoted sustainable development practices, raised awareness about environmental issues, and contributed to capacity building initiatives in his area of expertise.


  • Assoc. Prof. Alfonse Opio is affiliated with Partnership for Development Capacity Consult (PDCC), where he serves as a distinguished member of the consultancy team. His affiliation with PDCC underscores his commitment to leveraging his expertise for advancing sustainable development goals and addressing environmental challenges.

Assoc. Prof. Alfonse Opio (PhD) epitomizes a seasoned professional in the fields of academia and environmental consultancy. With a rich academic background, extensive experience, and a passion for sustainable development, he continues to make valuable contributions to both theoretical knowledge and practical solutions in water resource management, sanitation, and environmental conservation.