Louise Kanyonga

Board Member

Ms. Louise Kanyonga is the Chief Strategy & Compliance Officer at the Rwanda Development Board (RDB) a Government institution in charge of accelerating economic growth and development of the country, where she is tasked with aligning RDB’s strategic priorities with the National Vision and driving interventions to enhance private sector competiveness. Prior to that, she served in different capacities at RDB, including Head of Strategy & Competitiveness and Registrar General. She started out her public service career as a policy analyst in the Strategy and Policy Unit, Office of the President, where she was part of a team that provided independent policy analysis in the presidency.

Ms. Kanyonga is a lawyer by training, specialized in commercial and corporate law, having attained her LLB in South Africa at the University of the Witwatersrand and a Masters in Law (LLM) at Harvard Law School.