Itzhak Fisher


Itzhak Fisher is the Founder and General Partner of Pereg Ventures, a Nielsen-backed private equity fund.

Evelyn Kamagaju

Vice Chair

Evelyn Kamagaju is the non-executive Chairperson of Equity Bank Rwanda, MTN Rwanda and Crystal Telecom Limited. She is also the former Auditor General of Rwanda.

Alice Nkulikiyinka


Alice Nkulikiyinka is the Managing Director of Business Professionals Network (BPN) Rwanda, an organization that provides business consulting and loans to Entrepreneurs.

Dr. Diane Karusisi


Dr. Diane Karusisi is the CEO of Bank of Kigali and the former Head of the Strategy and Policy Unit at the Office of the President.

Faith Keza


Faith Keza is the CEO of Irembo and also serves on the board of the National Bank of Rwanda. She previously worked in Silicon Valley, California as a Software Engineer at Google, Delphix & Oracle.

Dr. Solange Uwituze


Dr. Solange Uwituze has a rich career with over 16 years in higher agricultural education & research, as well as in governance of multilateral Projects. She is currently serving as the Deputy Director General in charge of Animal Resources Research and Technology Transfer at RAB. Dr Solange holds a PhD and MSc, both in Animal Sciences, from the Kansas State University.

Ivan Kagame


Ivan Kagame is a partner at a Venture Capital fund, and co-founder of a leading energy company. Ivan brings a diverse skill set and vast experience in investment advisory services, entrepreneurship and investment management both in Africa and the USA. He holds a Bsc in Economics from Pace University and an MBA from the Marshall School at the University of Southern California.

Eric Kacou


Eric Kacou is Co-Founder & CEO of Entrepreneurial Solutions Partners, an advisory and investment group serving entrepreneurs and leaders across Africa. Eric holds an MBA from the Wharton Business School and an MPA from the Harvard Kennedy School.

Liban Soleman Abdi


Liban Soleman Abdi has a distinguished career spanning over 13 years in financial management, entrepreneurship and government advisory. He previously served as Chief of Cabinet to the President of Gabon, Chairman of the Gabon National Investment Promotion Agency and as a business executive while in Israel. Liban holds a Bsc in Finance and marketing from George Mason University and an Executive Education from HEC Paris.