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MRS. BELINDA BWIZA
Belinda BWIZA is Deputy Country Director – One Acre Fund since 2018. Prior to joining this NGO, Belinda was working with Sawa City as the Managing Director. She also worked for Ministry of Training, Colleges and University, Toronto –Canada from 2010 to 2013 as Senior Financial Analyst. Prior to that, she worked for Citco Fund Services, Toronto from 2008 to 2010 as Supervisor (Team Lead) for the position of Investor Relations and from 2006 to 2008, she worked for CIBC Mellon Global Securities Services, Toronto as Senior Client and Advisor Specialist. In 2006, she was graduated with honors with Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration and Finance from Brock University, St. Catherines. In 2012, she was awarded a Master’s in Business Administration (MBA) from Wilfrid Laurier University, Toronto with a certified management accountant’s designation (CMA, CPA).
MRS .LINA MURUNGI
Lina MURUNGI is the Legal Counsel of Liquid Telecommunications Rwanda Ltd from August 2013 to date. She served as Acting Chief Legal Counsel & Board Secretary – Rwandatel Ltd (in Liquidation) from May 2011 to July 2013. She worked as Legal and Commercial Affairs Manager– Rwandatel S.A from April 2009 to May 2011. She worked for Terracom Sarl as Legal and Administration Manager from March 2006 to April 2009. Her career began with former Rwandatel in 2002 as Finance Administrative Assistant in Rwandatel s.a, after graduating from the National University of Rwanda with a bachelor’s degree/LLB in law.
MR. IVAN MURENZI
Mr. Ivan MURENZI is the Deputy Director General of the National Institute of Statistics of Rwanda (NISR), since 2017. Before joining this institutions, he worked as a Financial Inclusion Specialist at Access to Finance Rwanda (AFR) from 2012 to date. He also worked with Price water house Coopers (PWC) Rwanda Ltd as Senior Consultant from December 2010 to September 2011. He occupied the position of Research Fellow at Institute of Policy Analysis and Research (IPAR) from July 2009 to November 2010. From 2006 to August 2008, he was the head of business & strategic planning at ELECTROGAZ and then he started his career at Ministry of Finance and Economic Planning as Statistician after graduating from Makerere University, Kampala, Uganda with (First class Honors) in Statistics.
MRS. CARINE UMUTONI
Since 2018, Carine UMUTONI is Managing Director of BK CAPITAL, a position she took up in 2018 after holding the position of Head of Treasury & Trade Finance at Bank of Kigali from August 2013. She also occupied the post of Head of Treasury& Institutional Banking at KCB-RWANDA from September 2009- August 2013. Prior to this position, she was the Head of Treasury at BCR (Commercial Bank of Rwanda from April 2005 to September 2009. Her career started with former BCDI (currently ECOBANK Rwanda) since January 2004 to May 2005 as Risk Assessment Officer and Deputy Treasury respectively after graduating from the University of OXFORD Brookes, UK with B.Com –Banking Management and Finance. In 2009, she was awarded MBA in Corporate Strategy and Economic Policy from Maastricht University of the Netherlands and she is pursuing both certification of documentary credit and ACCA accreditation.