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Eric RWIGAMBA

By | June 20th, 2016|Board of Directors|

div align='justify'>Mr. Eric Rwigamba is the Director General of the Financial Sector development for the Rwanda Ministry of Finance and Economic Planning. In this capacity, he oversees a variety of nationally important initiatives related to the financial sector development (banks, MFI, SACCOs, insurance, pension and capital markets). Before joining the Ministry, he was the Technical [...]

Antonina KAYITESI

By | June 20th, 2016|Board of Directors|

Antonina has diversified 16 years’ experience of which she has held leadership roles in Commercial Banking, Development Finance with regional financial institutions as well as Public and International Development Organizations. She has hands on technical expertise in Financial advisory, Banking, Accounting, Auditing, Funds Management as well as structuring innovative broad-based access to finance, financial inclusive [...]

Francis MUGISHA 

By | June 20th, 2016|Board of Directors|

Francis is the founder and managing director of “Cerrium Advisory (formerly MCA)”, a niche management consulting firm operating within Africa to unlock performance and sustainable value across institutions. He is a Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Management Accountants (FCMA); a Chartered Global Management Accountant (CGMA); and a Fellow of the East African Leadership Initiative [...]

Development Bank of Rwanda (BRD) secures $15m facility from BADEA to increase its lending capacity to the private sector

By | June 12th, 2016|latest-news, press-release|

Khartoum (Sudan), 12th June 2016 – The Development Bank of Rwanda (BRD) has entered into a US$15 million facility agreement with the Arab Bank for Economic Development in Africa (BADEA) to boost the Bank’s lending to the private sector. The signing ceremony was held on Sunday 12th June 2016 in Khartoum (Sudan) at BADEA’s headquarter. [...]

BRD awarded among the best performing DFIs in Africa

By | May 24th, 2016|latest-news, press-release|

BRD awarded among the best performing DFIs in Africa Lusaka May 24, 2016 – Lusaka Development Bank of Rwanda (BRD) has been recognized among the top 10 best performing development finance institutions (DFIs) in Africa at the ongoing 42nd Ordinary General Assembly meeting of the Association of African Development Finance Institutions (AADFI) in Lusaka, Republic [...]

Adoption of new Strategic Plan 2016-2020

By | May 5th, 2016|our-history|

During the course of the year 2015, Development Bank of Rwanda (BRD) concluded its restructuring process to align the bank’s operations and management to its new expanded and refocused mandate of a purely Development Finance Institution (DFI) following the disposal of the commercial retail banking activities (equivalent to 31% of its business)  to Atlas Mara [...]

BRD Commercial sold to Atlas Mara

By | May 5th, 2016|our-history|

The following is a timeline of events leading to the acquisition of a portion of BRD's assets to Atlas Mara 6th April 2014 The Government of Rwanda, Rwanda Social Security Board (“RSSB”), National Agricultural Export Development Board (“NAEB”), and Development Bank of Rwanda (“BRD”) have today signed with Atlas Mara Co-Nvest Limited (“Atlas Mara”) a [...]

Sustaining growth and Innovation phase (2010-2014)

By | May 4th, 2016|our-history|

As the Government of Rwanda’s investment arm, BRD’s financial development objectives focused on the priority sectors of the economy. It aimed at becoming the first stop for all long term investments into Rwanda’s key sectors and to be the prime driver of viable private sector investments. BRD has long been and is still the main [...]

Products & Programs

By | May 4th, 2016|product-program|

As a pure Development Bank, BRD will prioritize offering its clients holistic support including loans, matching grants, guarantee facilities, equity financing, advisory and technical assistance. Partnering with key institutions to deliver these offerings will ensure efficiencies. This will include working with commercial banks to serve as a catalyst for the overall financial sector. Loans The [...]

Benefits of BRD’s compliance function

By | May 3rd, 2016|d-risk|

The benefits generated by the BRD’s compliance function are: good relationship with regulators, avoid fines, best quality of service offered to customers, advise line business management in discharging the bank’s regulatory obligations and an oversight role in monitoring business activities. While monitoring the compliance as well as providing required information to key stakeholders, the compliance [...]