Chief Operations Officer
Mr RWIGEMA Gilbert is the Chief Operating Officerfor Partners In Health/ Inshuti Mu Buzima in Rwanda. As COO, he works day to day with PIH/IMB Executive Director and other PIH/ IMB Senior Leaders in driving effective and efficient implementation of health systems strengthening programs and delivering a preferential option for the poor in health care. The COO role oversees district programs as implementation sites, and all non-clinical programs of PIH/IMB including social and economic development programs, health infrastructure and support functions like logistics, transport and administration. He is in charge of establishing, implementing and evaluating all necessary systems to supports the delivery of PIH clinical and non-clinical programs.
Mr. Rwigema holds an MBA with professional experience as Programs Manager and Teams leader. Prior to being appointed COO, he served PIH as a District Program Director of Burera, one of the 3 PIH supported districts. Through this role, he significantly led the site operations, health infrastructure development projects and partnership development within the district.
Mr. Rwigema has an extensive experience of more than 26 years in humanitarian industry in Rwanda, with a significant experience leading community development programs, working with community and local partners within International NGOs and currently leading health systems strengthening programs.