The Rt Rev Dr D Zac Niringiye
Member, Council of Reference
Bishop Zac is the Assistant Bishop in Kampala Diocese, with the Church of Uganda. He has had a distinguished career as a theologian, mission leader, pastor, HIV/AIDS activist and organizational development consultant. In 2007, when the A Rocha Leaders’ Forum met in Kenya, he taught the delegates each day on the theme of Conservation, poverty and hope, and as both a scientist and theologian, he is passionate about the need to protect Uganda’s natural resources for the benefit of people and wildlife. His first degree was in Physics from Makerere University, Uganda. He received his Masters in Theology from Wheaton College, Illinois and his PhD in Theology and Mission History from Edinburgh University.
For many years he had a ministry among students all over English and Portuguese speaking Africa, and teaches widely at churches and conferences in Africa, Europe and North America.
Bishop Zac is married to Theodora, an HIV/AIDS, trauma, marriage and family counsellor and they have three children.