Ephrem RUTAGARAMA is a researcher economist with more than 7 years of experience and has strong quantitative and data analysis skills underpinned by strong experience in macro and micro economic analysis, research and the ability to apply economics to policy and translate complex analytics into operational strategies and programmes. He also has strong experience in the design of performance assessment frameworks, monitoring and evaluation tools for an effective implementation of development programmes in the area of agriculture, trade, financial sector and Infrastructure development.
Ephrem has also proficient knowledge in research design and coordination, impact evaluation, database management, data visualization, poverty and financial inclusion analytics. Before joining the AFR , he has worked in the National Institute of Statistics of Rwanda, Technoserve Rwanda, and Africa Improved Foods Ltd. Ephrem is always ready for random chats on the issue of economics, financial inclusion, statistics, and business analytics. He holds a Master’s Degree in Economics from the University of Kigali.