Dr Sylvia Rita Atoko is an Academician, an Administrator and a Training & Research consultant in the area of Human Resource Management. She is currently the Dean of the Faculty of Business and Management at the International University of East Africa, Kampala, Uganda. She also lectures Human Resource Management and Organizational Behaviour courses at the same university. She has over twenty (20) years working experience in both Administration and Academic fields at various Universities in Eastern and Southern Africa. She has vast experience working with different nationalities and diverse cultural backgrounds in academia. Previously, she worked in different administrative positions at various Universities in Eastern and Southern Africa. She was the Head of Human Resource Management Department, School of Business at the University of Lusaka, Zambia for five years, where she Lectured Human Resource Management and Organizational Behaviour courses in the same department. She also co-ordinated the PhD programme at the University of Lusaka, Zambia for one year. She worked as Acting Registrar, Assistant Registrar and Lecturer at the Zambia Catholic University for two years. She also worked as an administrative assistant in the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences, at the Catholic University of Eastern Africa (Nairobi, Kenya) for 12 years.
She has a PhD in Human Resource Management from Copperbelt University, Kitwe, Zambia, Master of Business Administration degree (Human Resource Management Option) from the Catholic University of Eastern Africa, Nairobi, Kenya, Bachelor of Commerce degree (Human Resource Management Option) from the Catholic University of Eastern Africa, Nairobi, Kenya, Higher Diploma in Human Resources Management from Institute of Human Resources Management, Nairobi, Kenya, and Diploma in Personnel Management from Institute of Human Resources Management, Nairobi, Kenya.
Dr Sylvia Atoko has participated in international academic conferences and published various research papers in the area of human resource management. She enjoys reading management and motivational books, watching the news, exercising and serving the community through the rotary club and church activities.