Dennis Obel is an international development professional. His most recent role was in Timor Leste as a Technical Adviser with a HIV/AIDS program. Dennis has a Master of Project Management from the University of Southern Queensland and a Bachelor Arts from the University of Makere, Uganda.
Dennis completed his internship with the Global Compact Cities Programme in 2011. His time with the Cities Programme focused on the development of the Ligingi community in Uganda, where he co-founded the Ligingi Community Learning Centre in May 2011. He also established an international support group to increase the resource base for local initiatives in Ligingi. These intiatives include a sports programme, literacy and education programme and a technology for sustainable livelihoods programme.