In addition to serving as Executive Secretary of the National Book Trust of Uganda (NABOTU), which promotes authorship, publishing and a culture of reading in Uganda, and as Executive Director of the Uganda Reproduction Rights Organisation (URRO), a newly established collective management organisation, Batambuze is currently the public lead for the Uganda Creative Commons (CC) team that has ported the CC 3.0 licence into the country. Batambuze has been involved in various initiatives to deliver low-cost educational content to learners. In 2003, he was Project Manager for the Uganda Digital Bookmobile initiative, which delivered tens of thousands of public domain readers, printed off the Internet, to rural schools. Batambuze has participated in various fora to shape public policy on issues of access to knowledge (A2K), both locally and internationally, and prior to the Open A.I.R. project, he was part of the Publishing and Alternative Licensing Models for Africa (PALM Africa) initiative. Batambuze holds a Bachelor of Library and Information Science from Makerere University.