Herbert is affectionately known as “Papa,” or father of tourism, in Uganda. He has dedicated himself to building the professional tourism capacity of his home country and is the leading trainer for tourist guides and Tour Managers, in Uganda and Rwanda. He is an Accredited Bird Guide Trainer by Bird Life International. He is the Founder of: the Uganda Safari Guides Association, Uganda Bird Guides Club, Uganda Cultural Guides Club, Uganda Women Birders Club, Young Birder association.
Herbert holds a B. A. in Tourism Management from Makerere University, Kampala. He holds a high diploma in Tourism and certificates in Tour Guiding and Advanced Motoring.
He travels broadly as a guest speaker on the topics of Avi-tourism, Ecotourism and Community Conservation Uganda. He is often spotted at global travel shows such as the UK BirdFair, World Travel Market, Space Coast Bird & Wildlife Festival, Rio Grande Valley Birding & Nature Festival, UP Bird Festival India, Colombia, Ecuador and Galapagos