Timothy has for the past 15 years contributed significantly to positively influencing the child well-being landscape both in the Sub-Saharan Africa region and globally. His niche includes social research, project/program design, planning and management, policy advocacy, as well as networking with state and non-state agencies. He is a mentor and leader providing strategic guidance at the AfriChild Centre at Makerere University. He currently serves as a member of the National Multisectoral Task Force on Violence against Children. He has also sat on different national committees including the National Steering Committee on Justice for Children, the National Child Protection Working Group, and the Joining Forces Network. Mr Opobo was instrumental in the inception of the AfriChild Centre serving as the interim Executive Director from March 2014 to December 2015. He served as the Manager of Child Protection and Advocacy at ChildFund International Uganda. He Coordinated the Global Child Protection in Crisis Network in Uganda (CPCN). He received his Social Work Degree from Makerere University, a Master’s Degree in Development Studies from the University College of Dublin, and a Post Graduate Diploma in Leadership in Community Development from the Eastern and Southern Africa Management Institute in Arusha, Tanzania. Mr Opobo is a Global Research Fellow on Child Behavioural Health in Sub-Saharan Africa, a graduate of the Future Leaders Program, Resource Alliance at Wolfsen College, Oxford University and a recipient of the MASHAV scholarship in Development of Children, Social-Emotional Support and Wellbeing, from Haifa University, Israel. He’s currently pursuing his Doctorate degree in Social Work and Social Development at Makerere University in Uganda and the University of Agder in Norway.