Speaker Profile

Dr. Livingstone Byamungu

Chief Investment Officer
Development Bank of Rwanda

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Dr. Livingstone Byamungu is the Chief Investment Officer of the Development Bank of Rwanda since rejoining in June 2016, having worked for the bank in key different roles between 2001 and 2007. As Head of the Investment Division, he is currently charged with the responsibility of providing executive leadership to the Bank’s six business departments namely; Agriculture Financing, Export Development, Energy Financing, Affordable Housing Finance, Education Financing and Special Projects.

Outside the bank, he accumulated a wealth of skills and experience from the Private Sector, Civil Society and Government. Immediately before rejoining the Bank, he served as the Country Director for Techno Brain Group- a leading Africa custom software provider. He also worked as Rwanda Private Sector Federation in dual roles as Private Sector Development Adviser and National Project Coordinator. During his private time, he does International Management Consultancy. Early in his career, Dr. Livingstone worked for several Civil Society Organizations (including World Vision) in different roles of responsibility up to the position of Country Director. He started his career with the Government of Rwanda in 1994.

Dr. Livingstone is a volunteer, coach, mentor and trainer. He also serves on Boards of Directors and Advisory Councils.

Dr. Livingstone was educated at Makerere University, Uganda and holds a full time Master of Business Administration, specializing in Finance and Strategy from Cardiff University, United Kingdom.