Pierre Celestin RWABUKUMBA, a Rwandan national born in 1974, is the current Chairman of the East African Securities Exchanges Association (EASEA) and Chief Executive Officer of the Rwanda Stock Exchange Ltd. He is the Co- founder and Chairman of Kigali Cement Company, a private company that produces, Markets and sells cement in Rwanda and neighboring countries, he is also a non-Executive Director in Athi River Mining – Rwanda Ltd, and non-Executive Director in Atlantis Microfinance (AMF) Ltd. He is also involved in different investment projects ranging from Real Estate, Poultry and Agro – processing to Energy production.
Mr. Rwabukumba started his career in financial services in New York City more than a decade ago after graduating from the University of Buffalo (UB), New York in the United States with A bachelor’s Degree in Economics. He worked in different professional positions as a stock broker, in Compliance and Operations and Institutional Investors’ Sales before he joined the Central Bank of Rwanda in 2004 to help start the Capital Market Development Project in Rwanda. Mr. Rwabukumba is also a seasoned negotiator as he has been instrumental in different negotiations on regional integration of the East African Community. He has served on different Capital Market Committees both at the national and the regional level the latest being the High Level Task Force negotiating the EAC Monetary Union. He is currently completing an International post Graduate Advanced Management Program (AMP) for Executives at Strathmore Business School