Alumni Profile: Felix Yvan Rugwizangoga, Chief Strategy Officer- Rwanda Green Fund

By the Alumni Relations Office

Felix Yvan Rugwizangoga is a Chief Strategy Officer at the Rwanda Green Fund. The Rwanda Green Fund aims to support poverty reduction and sustainable wealth creation by providing strategic financing that accelerates Rwanda’s commitment to building a strong climate resilient and green economy. Felix is a USIU-Africa alumnus who graduated in 2014 with a Bachelor's degree (Cum Laude) in International Business Administration. Thereafter, Felix did a Master's degree in International Development from the University of Manchester through the prestigious Chevening Scholarship.

Prior to being the Chief Strategy Officer at the Rwanda Green Fund, he worked with the Global Alliance for Trade Facilitation where he was in charge of partnerships for Africa. Before this, he worked with the German Multinational, Beiersdorf AG, as a Business Development Manager for Rwanda and later as the Key Accounts Manager at the cluster headquarter.

Alongside other experts in trade facilitation, Felix Yvan contributes to articles for the United Nations Centre for Trade Facilitation and Electronic Business (UN/CEFACT). UN/CEFACT is a subsidiary, intergovernmental body of the United Nations Economic Commission for Europe (UNECE) which serves as a focal point within the United Nations Economic and Social Council for trade facilitation recommendations and electronic business standards. Apart from that, Felix also represents Rwanda on the Strategic Trust Fund of the Climate Investment Fund (CIF).

To catch up with more of his achievements, interact with Felix on LinkedIn @Felix Yvan Rugwizangoga.

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