Konde Bugingo holds a MSC in Finance & Management. He is a seasoned British/Rwandan expert with business Start-up, Turnaround, Merger/Acquisition & Expansion experience in Africa, capital raising, assessing & opening new markets and scaling businesses. During 3 years as CEO in Rwanda, he built subsidiary of London listed Banking Group, initiated, structured and executed bank deal with Government (fission/fusion of banks) and later created bolt-on strategy that acquired 2nd largest bank in country leading to largest merger in country’s history Over 2 years as CEO in Rwanda for Frankfurt listed PE firm’s subsidiary, he rescued a bankruptcy-led business valued at 1$, transformed and delivered profitability in Digital Payments business with $7m sales in 24 months and created deal with Multi-Billion Dollar Telco Group on exit for incumbent shareholder at close to $10m. He is an entrepreneur with thriving businesses in Real Estate, Construction/Logistics and Digital/Payments/Banking. He is also a seasoned Director/Advisor with extensive Boardroom experience in Energy, Insurance, ICT, Real Estate, Leisure industry and Export Agriculture. During his career, he has worked on market entry planning, business planning, fundraising and executed launch for businesses in Rwanda, Burundi, Uganda. He has Functional and Consultancy experience in FMCGs, Electronics & Automotive Sectors in Corporate Finance/Development as Senior Analyst, Operations & ICT Projects.