Chief Executive Officer

Alex has been at the helm of the Development Bank of Rwanda (BRD) for the past 4 years (2013-2017) maintaining the Bank’s profitability, compliance with international best practices, and also oversaw the successful reorganization, transition and split of the Bank into two entities with the formation of the new BRD Commercial Bank (later taken over by Atlas Mara).

Alex spearheaded fundamental reforms at the bank coming up with a new strategy (2016-2020) that address the role of the bank in contributing towards the socio economic development of the country, by introducing a revitalized business model that introduced financing of key economic sectors such as, energy, agriculture and housing among others.

Prior to joining BRD, Alex served as the Director General of National Agricultural Export Board (NAEB 2011- 2013), an organization that was merged under leadership, and prior to that position, he was the Director General of the National Coffee Board (OCIR-CAFE 2008 -2011) and the National Tea Board (OCIR-THE 2005-2008) respectively.

Alex offers a wealth of experience and knowledge gained in strategic management, development management, Agricultural value chain management, banking, insurance and management of organizations for over 15 years.

He earned a Masters of Business Administration (MBA Projects Management 2004-2006) from the Maastricht School of Management, Netherlands.