Meet your Board of Directors

Chapter President: Innocent Kayigamba, MBA, PMP

Innocent-Kayigamba_website.jpgA seasoned IT project professional with a career spanning over 15 years. Innocent led IT projects in the Tax Authority and finance sector, cultivating a reputation for driving successful outcomes. Transitioning seamlessly from complex regulatory environments to dynamic financial landscapes. He honed his process optimization, risk management, and strategic alignment skills. A pivotal moment arrived when he co-founded the PMI Rwanda Chapter, showcasing his dedication to fostering a community of collaboration and professional growth. Currently Innocent is serving as Chapter President, where he continues to spearhead initiatives that empower project management professionals. Holding certifications in PMP, he remains committed to elevating project management standards and achieving impactful results.

VP Professional Development: Olivier N. Twagirayezu, C.E.T, PMP®, MBA

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VP Communications: Rebecca Uwimbabazi. BBA, MST, MBC, PMP®

Rebecca_1.jpegAs a Program Manager at Rwanda Revenue Authority's PMO, I oversee projects within the Domestic and Support Departments program. With a fervor for professional project management, I contribute my extensive experience to the community and serve as the Volunteer Vice President-Communication at Project Management Institute's Rwanda Chapter. I hold a Project Management Professional Certificate (PMP) and earned Masters in Business and Commerce as well as Masters in Taxation Policy and Management from KEIO University, Tokyo-Japan. My academic foundation includes a Bachelor's in Business Administration with a Finance major from UR-College of Business. I'm dedicated to fostering professional project management skills, volunteering as a program manager at Junior Achievers-Rwanda, and aspire to elevate project management standards in public and private projects.

VP Marketing: Emily Mutaga, MBA, PMP

Emily.jpgEmily Mutaga, MBA, PMP, is a dynamic professional dedicated to the fields of project management and change management. With a robust background in project execution, strategic planning, and team leadership, Emily delivers results that align with organizational goals. Her passion for effective change management is evident in her ability to guide organizations through successful transformations.

Emily's commitment extends beyond the professional realm, as she actively engages in community service through voluntary and mentorship programs. Recognizing the importance of empowering aspiring individuals, Emily dedicates her time to mentor and guide professionals on their unique career journeys. 

VP Membership: Godson Ukize, MBA, PMP

Godson.jpegGodson Ukize, a seasoned professional with over 14 years of diverse experience across banking, digital banking, business support, project management, and business operations, holds a Master of Business Administration (MBA) and is certified as a Project Management Professional (PMP) by PMI. Currently serving as the Lead of Business Support at Africa Improved Foods, an international organization focused on producing nutritious foods for over a million children daily, Godson has been instrumental in policy innovation, process improvements, and business gap analysis. His leadership extends to team management, workflow optimization, and project coordination, contributing significantly to the organization's mission of improving lives and supporting smallholder farmers. With a robust background in banking, digital banking, and partnerships management, Godson is a proud member of the Project Management Institute (PMI) and is dedicated to knowledge management, innovation, and making a lasting impact in project management. Follow him on LinkedIn for insights into leadership, project management trends, and the latest industry updates. 

VP Finance: Fred Mugisha, FCMA, CGMA, CPA(R), FFA FIPA, PMP®, PMI-PBA, MSc, MBA

Fred-Mugisha.jpegFred is a passionate and transformational leader in project management and institutional development. He's currently the VP-Finance for the PMI Rwanda Chapter. He's got 23 years experience in management of institutions. He's served various institutions at senior management level including BRD, HEC and REB. He's currently the CFO of AEE Rwanda.

He's a Project Management Professional (PMP) and PMI Professional in Business Analysis. He is a Certified Public Accountant (ICPAR) and a Fellow Chartered Management Accountant (FCMA). He's got Fellow membership to IPA (Aus) and IFA (UK). He's a GRI Certified Sustainability Professional. He's got a PhD in Business.