Board of Directors

Evelyn K. Rutagwenda

Non-Executive Chairperson

Evelyn was appointed to the MTN Rwandacell PLC Board in May 2017 and is currently the Chairperson of Crystal Telecom Limited Boards, Vice-Chair, Rwanda Development Board, Chair, Equity Bank Rwanda Plc, Vice- Chair, Equity Group Holdings Plc and Equity Bank Uganda Limited, and previously served on the Board of Victoria Motors Rwanda from July 2013 to September 2019. Evelyn holds no shares in Crystal Telecom Limited. Evelyn holds a Bachelor of Commerce degree from Makerere University, Kampala. She is a Certified Public Accountant and member of the Institute of Certified Public Accountants of Rwanda (ICPAR). She previously worked as the Auditor General for the Republic of Rwanda; as the Secretary General of Uganda National Chamber of Commerce and Industry (UNCCI); consultant/project accountant for Decentralization Secretariat (Institutional Capacity Building Project); Ministry of Local Government, Uganda and also as Chief Auditor at UCA Auditing Services among others.

Evelyn spearheaded the formation of the Institute of Certified Public Accountants of Rwanda (ICPAR) and subsequently served the Institute in various capacities including, Chairperson of the Interim Governing Council, Ex Officio and elected member of the Governing Council.

In 2009, she received an ACCA Achievements Award for her outstanding contribution to developing the accountancy and finance profession.