Board Chairman

Nick Barigye

Nick is the Chief Executive Officer of Rwanda Finance Ltd. Before joining Rwanda Finance, Nick was the Managing Partner of Karisimbi Business Partners from 2014 to September 2019. Nick brings extensive strategic, operating and general management experience to Rwanda Finance. He has served as Managing Partner of one of the leading Management and Strategy Consulting firms in Rwanda, CEO of the largest soy processor in Rwanda, Group Operations Officer of the largest investment company in Rwanda, CFO of the largest juice and dairy processor, and COO of one of the largest locally owned road...

Board Member

Albert Kinuma

Albert is currently the African Partnerships Lead at Segovia, a Fintech company based out of New York focusing on payments and international remittances. He was previously at the IFC (World Bank group) where he was a Digital Financial Services specialist supporting financial institutions with their mobile money operations. Albert served at VISA Inc as the senior director, emerging digital markets in charge of MVISA the first interoperable branchless banking mobile solution in the world. He also served at MTN where he held various managerial positions with the last one being General...

Board Member

Bernd Zattler

Bernd Zattler joined the AB Bank Board of Directors in September 2018. Mr. Zattler is Chief Executive Officer of AccessHolding. He also serves as a member and chairman of some of the holding’s investees. In 1994, Mr. Zattler established the consulting firm LFS Advisory GmbH (former name LFS Financial Systems), the founding shareholder of AccessHolding. His prior professional experience includes work for a multinational firm and in other institutions engaged in development finance. Mr. Zattler holds a PhD in Economics and is fluent in German, English, French and...

Board Member

Dr. Gregor Taistra

Currently Principal Project Manager at KFW Development Bank Germany, Dr Gregor Taistra holds a PhD from Johann Wolfgang Goethe University in Frankfurt. He is a financial sector specialist with focus on financial policy, credit risk assessment, microfinance, and was shareholder representative for various type of microfinance funds. Currently he is mainly involved in managing KfW projects in the field of decentralization in Central Africa. Dr Taistra Joined AB BANK RWANDA board of directors on September 2020. He has more than 20 years experience in the financial...

Board Member

Dianne Dusaidi

Ms. Dianne Dusaidi is currently Program Manager at the Mastercard Foundation. Dedicated to the development of her homeland Rwanda and the African continent, Dusaidi has been involved in several high impacting programs ranging from group financing for financial inclusion to E-Commerce for women. At Mastercard Foundation, Ms. Dianne Dusaidi plays a major role in developing strategic partnerships to promote youth employment in the tourism sector. Dianne holds a MBA in International Business from Maastricht School of Management and a bachelor in Public Administration and Governance from...

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