Lillian Igihozo Uwera
Chief Operating Officer (COO)
Development Bank of Rwanda (BRD


Ms. Liliane Igihozo Uwera has been Chief Operating Officer of Development Bank of Rwanda Plc since 2019. Mrs. Uwera is a Partner at FreddyN Consulting. Prior to that, Ms. Uwera was the Vice Rector in charge of Administration and Finance at the School of Finance and Banking (SFB). She also worked as the Chief Executive Officer of the Rwanda Investment Group (RIG ltd.). She has project management experience in private and public sectors and in various industries such as railways/high speed train engineering, construction projects, energy, cement manufacturing, education and retail. She had been a Director of BK Group Plc (formerly, Bank of Kigali Ltd.) since April 27, 2012 until August 27, 2018. Lillian holds a Master's degree in Financial Risk Management and a Bachelor's in Business Administration from the Catholic University of Louvain, Belgium. She is a Certified International Professional Associate in Project Management of the International Project Management Institute (PMI).