Mr. John Rwangombwa

Governor National Bank of Rwanda

Rangombwa started at Rwanda Revenue Authority where he ascended to the rank of Deputy Commissioner of Customs for Operations, serving in that capacity from June 1998 until February 2002.[3] He joined the Ministry of Finance and Economic Planning in 2002 as the Director of the National Treasury Department. In 2005, he served as the first Accountant General in the ministry. Later that year, he was appointed Permanent Secretary and Secretary to the Treasury. In 2009 he became the Minister of Finance and Economic Planning.

On 25 February 2013, Rangombwa was appointed as Governor of the National Bank of Rwanda, the country's central bank.[5] In this capacity, he oversees the modernization of the bank's monetary policy framework, by targeting inflation and abandoning the targeting of monetary aggregate, in anticipation of the creation of the East African Currency Union.[6] In 2019, Rwanda's cabinet approved an extension of six years to Rwangombwa's term of as governor.[7]