Hon. Jean de Dieu Rurangirwa, is currently Rwandan Minister for Information Technology and Communications (MiTEC) overseeing development and coordination of national policies related to information technology and communications. Prior to joining MITEC, he served as Head of Government Integrated Financial Management Information System for 10 years.
He holds a Master of Business Administration in Project Management from Maastricht School of Management (MsM) – Netherlands and Bachelor’s Degree in Information System Management from Adventist University of Central Africa – Rwanda.
Rurangirwa has vast experience in systems planning, design, development, implementation and integration, he led and coordinated the development and implementation of Government Integrated Financial Management System, Long Term Saving Scheme and technical lead for planning and implementation of Government e-procurement system. He served as short term consultant for the International Monetary Fund reviewing and advising more than 5 countries on Financial Management Systems processes and strategies.