Jean-Philippe KayobotsiJean-Philippe Kayobotsi



Occupational Information

Occupation: Professional field

Occupational Position: Private Sector Development Advisor to the President of Rwanda, elected Board Member of Banque Populaire du Rwanda.

Professional History

Jean-Philippe started his career with Deloitte Consulting working on strategic and managerial assignments for top executives of companies in Africa, Europe and Latin America. Jean-Philippe also worked for high level politicians such as several Ministers in the Government of Belgium, the President of the African Development Bank and the President of Rwanda, Paul Kagame.


Masters degree from HEC MA in International Politics and Development from the Free University of Brussels MBA from the University of Chicago.


2011 Archbishop Desmond Tutu Leadership Fellow


About AFLI




The African Leadership Institute (AFLI) focuses on building the capacity and capability of visionary and strategic leadership across the continent. Developing exceptional leaders representing all spheres of society, the Institute’s flagship programme is the prestigious Archbishop Tutu Leadership Fellowship. Offering a multifaceted learning experience and run in partnership with Oxford University, it is awarded annually to 20-25 carefully chosen candidates, nominated from across Africa. Alumni of the African Leadership Institute form a dynamic network of Fellows passionately committed to the continent’s transformation, bridging the divide between nations and ensuring that Africa is set centre-stage in global affairs.