Dr. Samson joined the SAFE Program in May 2014. He is the Conflict Prevention and Reconciliation Advisor. Prior to joining SAFE, Samson worked as the Sudan Project Manager at Saferworld;
as the Senior Programme Officer for Peace Building and Conflict Resolution at the Democratic Governance Facility in Uganda; as the Programme Coordinator for Peace Building and Conflict Resolution at DANIDA Uganda; and as the National Coordinator for Peace Building and Conflict Management at UNDP Uganda.
Samson also previously worked for the International Red Cross in areas of institutional development; disaster management and youth development.
Samson holds a B.A (Social Sciences) from Makerere University; a PGD (Project Planning & Management) from Uganda Management Institute; an M.A (Peace & Conflict Studies) from Makerere University; an M.A (Post-War Recovery Studies) from the University of York (UK); and a PhD (Conflict & Social Development) from the University of Cape Town.