Dr. Ivan Twagirashema, PhD, is a Member of Board of Rwanda Mountain Tea Ltd and its Non Executive Director chairing Energy and Mining Board Committee since 2015. He is the Executive Director at Rwanda Investment Group Ltd from February 2013. He is also the company’s Board Director and represents the interest of the holding in all its subsidiaries and other investments like Rwanda Energy Company, Peat Energy Company, CIMERWA and MIG.
Dr. Twagirashema is an Independent Consultant on Energy Projects since 2009. He served as Independent Consultant (through MIDA program) at University of Rwanda’s College of Science and Technology from June 2010 to September 2012. He was also the Chief Executive Officer at Rwanda Investment Group Ltd from November 2011 to June 2012. He also served as Chief Executive Officer at Rwanda Energy Company Ltd from March 2007 to November 2011. He was Chairman of the Chamber of Industry at Rwanda’s Private Sector Federation from 2012 to 2014, among other portfolios he previously handled.
Dr. Twagirashema obtained PhD in Industrial Chemistry and Catalysis, and Master’s Degree in Physics and Chemistry from University of Science and Technology, Lille, France in 2006 and 2003 respectively. He also has Master’s Degree in Pharmaceutical Chemistry from Pharmaceutical Chemistry "Albert Lespagnol,” France in 2002. He obtained Undergraduate Degree of Science of Matter from University of Science and Technology, Montpellier, France in 2000.
Dr. Twagirashema has excellent command of French and English languages.