Nkurunziza Christophe is currently the Project Manager for e-commerce and digital financial services in charge specifically for the Ihuzo Project. He is a certified e-commerce coach by the International Trade Centre. He has an extensive career spanning over 7 years in the digital economy and digital financial technology products areas. Before joining AFR, Christophe worked with International Trade Center on different e-commerce projects as a National consultant. He was also leading the team at Lipa Later, an East African-based Asset financing company where he served as a Regional Manager for Rwanda.
Christophe holds a bachelor’s degree in computer engineering from Kigali Institute of Science and Technology, and he is a 2017 Business Fellow of World Bank’s and IHUB Traction Camp in Kenya and a 2015 These Numbers Have Faces business fellow. He is currently completing Project Management Professional (PMP) certification. Christophe also earned different certificates in entrepreneurship, e-commerce, business management, and Financing in trade Services.
Christophe believes that Digital commerce and digital financial services are the future of Rwanda.
In his spare time, when he is not hiking in the mountainous landscape of Rwanda, you will find Christophe reading tech news on his favorite blogs: Techcrunch.com and Techinasia.com or watching his favorite team playing, Arsenal FC