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

Cyrille is currently the Director of Government Portfolio Management Unit at the Ministry of Finance and Economic Planning where his core responsibilities fall under promoting best practices in good governance, risk and financial management among public enterprises and coordinating all Government Investments within Government Business Enterprises. Cyrille has a wealth of knowledge and experience in [...]


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

Athanase is currently a partner at MRB Attorneys and an a advocate with specialty in Rwandan Commercial law, Alternative Dispute Resolution, Banking Corporate Law, labour and land law. Athanase is the President of the Rwanda Bar Association, and partly undertakes Company Secretarial work for Hotel des Milles Collines. Athanase holds a Bachelor’s degree in Business [...]


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

Agnes is currently the Director of Planning and Research Department of Rwanda Revenue Authority; facilitating corporate planning, implementation and monitoring of organizations set of objectives while ensuring quality data ad researching on issues that are essential for improved performance of RRA. Agnes holds a Masters of Arts in Policy Economics and is a professionally trained [...]


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

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 Manager [...]

Vianney KAGABO

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

Vianney is currently the Chief Executive Officer of the Agaciro Development Fund Corporate Trust (AgDF). He has vast experience in the financial sector having worked for the National Bank of Rwanda for 16 years where he headed different departments as a Director. He has also worked for KPMG and Access to Finance Rwanda. Vianney hold [...]


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

Antonina has diversified 12 years expertise in Strategic management and Financial Management with hands on technical specialization in the functional areas of Banking, Auditing as well as Grants and Program Management. Antonina has held Executive leadership positions in the Public, Private and International Development Sectors both in Rwanda and Kenya working in Public health, Financial [...]

Francis MUGISHA 

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

Francis is the founder and Managing Director of Management Consult Associates; niche-consulting firm providing solutions to unlock performance as well as sustainable value across institutions. Francis is a Chartered Management Accountant, a fellow of the Chartered Institute of Management Accountant (CIMA) and a Chartered Global Management Accountant (CGMA). He has previously served as the President [...]

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 [...]