Tophil is CFMC’s seasoned consultant and is experienced in vast areas of HR, General Management, Public Relations, Project Management, NGO management work, Decentralization and Local Governance, Consultancy and advisory work that utilizes his well over thirty years of Management experience in Public Sector Organizations, Private Sector Organizations, Public Administration of Decentralised governance, and conducting M & E in NGOs. He is currently pursuing a PhD programme at Uganda Management Institute, now in third year of study. He has a Master’s Degree in Management Studies (Human Resource Management option) from Uganda Management Institute, Postgraduate Diploma in Project Planning and Management from Uganda Management Institute, Bachelor’s Degree from Makerere University, and post- experience qualification in Public Relations and Customer Care from UK. He has contributed significantly to training and supervised over 10 master’s students. He has examined Masters in Management Studies (MMS) dissertations. He was an active participant - and still provides support - in carrying out Training Needs Assessment (TNA) for the entire Police and Prisons Force in 2005. He recruited well over 34,000 people under the Manpower Group of Companies in East Africa and a number of consultancies locally.