Lilly Ajarova is the Executive Director Chimpanzee Trust, a global Conservation initiative that manages Ngamba Island, an African model Chimpanzee Sanctuary situated on Lake Victoria in Uganda.
Lilly has provided leadership as a member on the Advisory Committee of Pan African Sanctuary Alliance (PASA) and developed the policies, standard operating procedures and best practices for the 22 sanctuaries and wildlife centres in 13 African member countries of PASA.
Lilly as the committee Chairperson on the Uganda Tourism Board, directed the development and implementation of quality assurance, grading and classification of hotels in Uganda. She contributed to the development of tourism policies of Uganda and East Africa.
As the Tourism Product Development and Marketing Manager at the Uganda Wildlife Authority, Lilly spearheaded the development of tourism products in the national parks of Uganda
She holds various qualifications in the field of tourism, business management and wildlife management.
The mother of three is the recipient of the prestigious National Golden Jubilee Award, Tourism Excellence Award and Wildlife Conservation Award. The passionate Rotarian is described as a fantastic mentor, in the tourism and conservation sector.
In her free time, she enjoys taking long walks and doing aerobics, reading books and cooking.