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Mary Ashimwe

Director of Human Resources and Administration

Mary Ashimwe is the Director of HR and Administration at COGEBANQUE plc with over 23 years’ practical experience and exposure in Human Capital Management, Leadership, Administration and Economic Development

in both Corporate and Public Sector acquired during her 10 years at MTN Rwandacell as General Manager for Human Resources and Corporate Affairs Management and Sr. Manager for HR & Administration; 7 years as Deputy Executive Secretary-in charge of Administration, Human Resources and Finance Management at National Electoral Commission of Rwanda and 6 years at Kigali City as a Deputy Mayor in charge of Finance and Economic Development.

Mary is/has been a player in other civil and social responsibilities that include being a Councillor at Nyarutarama Cell in Remera Gasabo District, Kigali City and was a Women Councillor in Kimihurura Sector – Kacyiru District in Kigali City. Mary is also a Board Member for Horizon Group Limited & Chairperson for its Human Resources & Remuneration Board Committee for 10 years; Board Member for National Industrialization & Research Development Agency (NIRDA) since 2014, was a Board Chairperson for Genocide Survivors Fund (FARG) for 8 years & Board Member for Adventist Radio Voice of Hope for 4 years.

Mary is a Certified Human Resources Business Partner and holds an MBA degree from the Maastricht School of Management in The Netherlands. She also has a Post-Graduate Diploma in Development Studies from Kimmage Manor Development Studies Center in the Republic of Ireland and a Bachelor of Social Sciences from Makerere University in the Republic of Uganda.