Formed on the premise of these values: Commitment, Partnership, Courage, Integrity and Respect, BPR has made sure to always have at the helm, people who uphold them and through their leadership and expertise do their part in ensuring that they are imbued throughout the organization. Our leaders are committed to propelling the bank forward, and are constantly making progressive strides, as clearly seen in the recent partnership with KCB to leverage on the strength of such a step in the provision of innovative and cutting-edge products to their customers.
Mrs. Diana HAGUMA is an Independent Non-Executive Director on the Board of Directors at Banque populaire Du Rwanda Plc.
Diana has vast experience in the area of Accounting/Finance, taxation and Human resources. Gained both from formal training and work experience from different organizations; twelve years of working with Rwanda Revenue Authority, six years working in telecommunication (Airtel Rwanda) as well as over one year Non-Governmental organization experience where she occupied various positions in the Finance, Human resource and Administration departments.
She holds a Master of Science in Finance from The University of Stirling – Scotland, a Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration from Makerere University, a Certificate in Digital Money from Digital Frontiers Institute and currently in her final level of Association of Certified Chartered Accountants (ACCA-UK).
Mr. Russo is the Group Regional Business Director, KCB Group Plc and the Managing Director, National Bank of Kenya (NBK), a subsidiary of KCB Group Plc. He was appointed the MD in October 2019. He has over 18 years of work experience spanning executive and key roles including group HR Director (KCB Group Plc), Receiver Manager (Chase Bank), Head of HR (Barclays Standard Services – Barclays Africa), Regional HR Head and HR Change lead (Barclays Africa), Head of HR (Barclays Tanzania), Head of Human Capital (PwC), Chief HR officer (K-Rep Bank), HR Manager (Unga Holdings) and Acting Compensation and Benefits Manager (Kenya Breweries).
Paul holds an MBA from Strathmore University Business School and a Bachelor of Business Management from Moi University. He also holds a senior executive program for Africa Certificate from Harvard Business School and a Higher Diploma in Human Resource Management from the Institute of Human Resources (Kenya). Paul also serves as a director in the Boards of KCB Bank Uganda Limited, KCB Insurance Agency and KCB Capital Limited.