Our Vision

Bank of Kigali aspires to be the leading provider of most innovative financial solutions in the region.

Our Mission

Our mission is to be the leader in creating value for our stakeholders by providing the best financial services to businesses and individual customers, through motivated and professional staff.

Our Values

Customer focus, Integrity, Quality, Excellence

Senior Management


Carine Umutoni  is the Head of Treasury and Trade Finance at Bank of Kigali. She has 12 years of banking experience in Treasury, Trade Finance and Institutional Banking. She is responsible for the liquidity management, foreign exchange operations, assets and liabilities management as well as the trade finance operations of the bank.

Carine holds a Bachelor degree in Banking and Finance from Damelin Institute of South Africa and MBA- Economic Policy and Corporate Strategy from Maastricht School of Management.




Innocent Musominari is the Head of Credit, and has worked with the Bank since 2004. He has wide experience in credit analysis and management gained from having worked with the Rwandan Banking sector for over 15 years.

Prior to joining the Bank, Innocent served in the Commercial Bank of Rwanda now I&M Bank for 5 years as Corporate Credit Analyst Advisor. He has been pivotal in managing the Bank’s credit risk and this has led to improvements in asset quality. Innocent holds a Bachelor’s degree in Economics from the National University of Rwanda.




Celestin Zimulinda is the Head of the IT department at Bank of Kigali and is responsible for the bank’s daily IT needs. He joined the Bank in November, 2014. Prior to joining the Bank, he worked as Project Manager with Ericsson, Rwanda where he was in charge of network rollout activities. He also worked with Cisco Systems East Africa as a Project Manager in charge of Cisco businesses in Rwanda and Tanzania.
He previously worked as a Senior ICT Officer with the Ministry of Infrastructure in Rwanda and following that, as the Assistant Head of ICT Centre. He also worked as an Assistant Lecturer at Kigali Institute of Science and Technology.

Celestin holds a Bachelor of Science Degree in Computer Engineering and Information Technology from Kigali Institute of Science and Technology, Rwanda and a Master’s Degree in IT and Management from Illinois Institute of Technology, United States. He has undergone numerous Telecommunications and IT technical trainings offered by Ericsson, Intel Corp, QUALCOMM, and USTTI. He is a former recipient of the Fulbright Junior Scholarship through the United States Department of State.





Gerard Nyangezi is the Head of the Internal Audit and Control Department. He joined the Bank in 2009 and has over 10 years’ experience in Audit and Finance, especially from the financial sector and telecommunication industry.

Gerard holds a Bachelor of Commerce-Finance degree from Makerere University, Uganda; a Bachelor of Science in Accounting from Walter Sisulu University, South Africa and is also a Certified Chartered Accountant. Gerard is a Fellow of the Institute of Certified Chartered Accountants of United Kingdom, (FCCA) and is also a member of the Institute of Certified Public Accountants, Rwanda (ICPAR).






Yves Gatsimbanyi has been the Head of Risk and Compliance since early 2010 with vast experience in the banking sector.

Yves served as a bank examiner at the National Bank of Rwanda for ten years. Prior to joining the Bank, he was the Head of Compliance and Internal Control at I&M Bank-Rwanda.

He holds an MBA in finance and accounting from Mount Kenya University and a Bachelor’s degree in Economics from the National University of Rwanda. He also has a diploma in Risk management in Finance and Banking





Barbara Busingye is the Head of Retail Banking& Branch network at Bank of Kigali. She has over 15 years of banking experience specifically in banking operations. Prior to joining Bank of Kigali, She worked with ECOBANK Rwanda where she held the following positions; Branch Manager, Marketing Manager; Manager in charge of Foreign currency Transactions, both local and international transfers, Head of credit administration, and Head of operations. Barbara joined Bank of Kigali as a branch manager and later on transferred to Corporate Banking as a manager in charge of SME’s, NGO’s and NBA’s and currently Head of Retail Banking & Branch network.

Her core responsibility entails coordination and implementation of Bank’s retail service delivery strategy across the Branch network and operations in order to achieve the Bank’s overall goals & objective.

Barbara holds a bachelor’s degree in accounting from Kigali institute of science and Technology (KIST), a master’s degree in economic policy management from Makerere University Uganda and a certificate in leadership.    





Kevin Rudahinduka is the Head of Electronic and Digital Channels. Prior to joining Bank of Kigali, he worked for as Head of IT for KCB Bank Rwanda Ltd, also worked for I-Finance Microfinance Bank in Kinshasa DRC as Chief Information Officer and prior to I-Finance, he worked for Urwego Opportunity Bank (UOB) since 2006 as IT/MIS Director and later Chief Information Officer.

He has extensive experience from both the non-profit and private sector. In his capacity, as Chief Information Officer, he managed ICT operations and Innovation Technology including the banking system, Mobile Banking, Payment Systems , Networks Infrastructure and Information Security Systems.

Kevin has undergaduate degree in Computer Engineering and Information Technology from Kigali's Institute of Science and Technology and Master's degree in Information Technology from Carnegie Mellon University.




Mami Fatou Said has Twelve years of experience in Human Resources. She started her HR career in the energy sector (Electrogaz). She started with the banking sector in 2007 where she worked with Access Bank Rwanda SA for 4 years as Country Human Resources Manager.

She broadened her expertise when playing the role of Group Human Resources Manager of Crystal Ventures Ltd for three years. Her areas of expertise are change management, company reorganization and structure definition, performance management, skills audit, compensation and benefit, recruitment process and manpower planning, policies and procedures definition and alignment.

Mami went back in the Banking sector in 2014 when she joined Guaranty Trust Bank (Rwanda) as a Country Head of Human Resources; she had to drive the change management process and played a strategic role during the integration process. In April 2017 , she joined Bank of Kigali where she is working as Head of Human Resources.

Mami holds a Bachelor degree in Sociology from Independent University of Kigali and an MBA from Oklahoma Christian University.





Aimable Malaala is the Head of Legal and Collections Department at Bank of Kigali. His main duties include providing legal advisory services and ensuring that non-performing and stuck up loans are recovered. As the Head of legal department, Aimable liaises with all Judicial and Para-Judicial institutions in matters concerning the law. He brings vast experience to the Bank in the areas of Commercial Litigation and Arbitration, Insolvency Administration and Receivership, Energy and Corporate Finance.


Prior to joining the Bank he was a Principal State Attorney and Head of Civil Litigation Department at the Ministry of Justice/Office of the Attorney General where represented the Government of Rwanda in different cases at national, regional and international courts. Aimable also advised the Government of Rwanda on numerous projects in Energy sector including (Kivu Watt project which aims at extracting power from Methane Gas in Lake Kivu), Infrastructure projects and Finance project including 400 Million Euro Bond. He was part of the team of legal experts negotiating Political federation of the East African Community. He served for 8 years as a member of Government Commission in charge of settling disputes against the Government out of court.

Aimable holds a Bachelor of Laws degree (LLB) from the National University of Rwanda 2005, a Master of Laws (LLM) in International Human Rights from Utrecht University (The Netherlands) 2007, Master of Laws (LLM) International Business Law from University of Liverpool (United Kingdom) 2011, a Post graduate Diploma in international environmental Law (UNITAR) and holds a diploma Legal practice from Institute of Legal Practice and Development.
He is a member of the Rwanda Bar Association & the East African Law Society, a member of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators (CIArb) London and a qualified Adjudicator under Kuala Lumpur Regional Centre for Arbitration.





Thierry Nshuti is the Head of Marketing and Product development. He is in charge of driving Bank of Kigali’s brand and products agenda to ensure the success of the company’s overall objectives.

Prior to join Bank of Kigali, he was the Head of Marketing services for Tigo Rwanda and before this, had an 8 years career adventure with Bralirwa Ltd , experiencing various position in commercial and Trade Marketing departments in Rwanda but also Heineken Africa and middle east region.

Thierry holds a Bachelor’s degree in science, Applied Mathematics from the National University of Rwanda and has done various champions trainings in the area of sales capability building & Leadership including HIMDEC certificate.






Bonaventure Urimube is currently the Head of Retail Credit Risk Department at Bank of Kigali. He joined the Bank's Management Team in 2017 and is responsible for the growth of good quality retail loan portfolio. He has 7 years of banking experience in Treasury Management and Credit Risk Management. Prior to joining Bank of Kigali, he was the credit Administration Manager in charge of Credit Risk Management at Guaranty Trust Bank (Rwanda) Ltd.

He also served as Foreign Exchange Trader, Asset and Liability Manager (ALM) and Domestic Bank Credit Risk Manager in Ecobank Rwanda Ltd.

Bonaventure holds a first class Bachelor's degree in Applied Statistics from National University of Rwanda. He also holds an International Diploma in Banking Profession from the institut Technique de Banque (ITB-Centre de formation de la Profession Bancaire, France) He is currently completing his MBA-Finance project at Jomo Kenyatta University of Agriculture and Technology.





Barnabas Kalenzi is currently the Head of Corporate Banking , He previously worked in Auditing and Financial Planning for private consultancy firm (KPS Associates/Consulting), After which he went on into Corporate Banking starting with Ecobank as an Account Manager in 2013 and becoming Head of Corporate Banking in 2016. He joined Bank of Kigali in April 2017 assuming the position of Head Corporate Banking managing the corporate and SME banking portfolio.

Barnabas has managed to establish relationships with clients operating in the country and within the region managing their day to day needs in terms of financing and cash management solutions, managing a portfolio including multinational companies, regional corporates, public sector corporates, Non Business Associations and SMEs. Barnabas is a holder of a degree in Finance and Planning from Nelson Mandela Metropolitan University in South Africa and a student of the Chartered Financial Analyst Qualification.





Samuel Nshimiyimana is currently Head of Finance and Budget, he joined Bank of Kigali in April 2017, having served in the Public Sector for over 10 years in different capacities. A proficient with a broad knowledge of a wide range in financial management, strategic planning, budgeting, accounting, designing internal controls as well as financial reporting for decision making. Prior to joining Bank of Kigali, Samuel was Chief Financial Officer at Agaciro Development Fund and he was responsible for budget preparation, control and overseeing the preparation of financial statements and other reports to summarize Agaciro financial performance and position.

He also worked at the Ministry of Finance as Senior Public Financial Report Specialist where he participated actively in the several Public Finance Management (PFM) Reforms, and was much involved in the production of the first ever Government of Rwanda Consolidated Financial Statements for the fiscal year of 2006 streamlining the financial reporting mechanisms for public entities. Samuel is an ACCA qualified finance professional, a member of the Association of Certified Chartered Accountants (ACCA), a member of the Institute of Certified Public Accountants of Rwanda (ICPAR) and serving as an examiner and marker for CPA Rwanda Students. He is also a member of the Audit Committee of the Ministry of Culture and Sports. Samuel holds a bachelor's degree in accounting from Kigali Institute of Science and Technology (KIST).





Rose Ngabire is currently Head of Consumer Banking and Product Development at Bank of Kigali. Over a six-year period at Bank of Kigali, Ms. Ngabire has held various managerial positions including Premier Banking Manager, Customer Service Manager and Marketing Manager. She led the team that set up our High Net worth & VIP branch and successfully implemented the bank’s Customer Service strategy that improved customer experience across the entire network. Prior to joining the Bank,

Rose served at Rwandan High commission in London United Kingdom as Administrative Attachéin charge of communication and public relations.

Rose holds an MA International Relations and Globalisation from London Metropolitan University in the United Kingdom and Bachelor of Commerce degree from Barkatullah University in India. She has undergone various management and leadership trainingby John C. Maxwell.  



Equity Price List

BOK 290 290 290
BRL 150 150 150
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KCB 340 --- ---
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