The Uganda Association of Consulting Engineers was founded in 1993 as the body responsible or representing the professional concerns and general business interests of its members in the field of consulting engineering in Uganda. Accordingly UACE caters for its members with regard to engineering professional ethics, standards, and client/consultant/contractor relationships.
In 2001 UACE was formally registered with the registrar of companies as private limited Company limited by Guarantee.
Internationally, UACE represents Uganda through its affiliation to FIDIC (International Federation of Consulting Engineers). FIDIC is the international umbrella body for consulting engineers. UACE is also a member of GAMA (Group of Africa Member Associations), a grouping of national consulting engineering associations in Africa. From 8 founding member firms in 1993, membership of UACE has since grown to twenty member firms to date.
The mission of Uganda Association of Consulting Engineers is to develop and promote the consulting engineering industry in Uganda to internationally accepted standards.