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Hannington Namara is the chief executive officer of the Rwanda Private Sector Federation, an umbrella organization that coordinates, promotes and represents the interests of the Business entities in Rwanda. Prior to joining the private sector, Hannington worked with Commercial Bank of Rwanda (BCR) - a private commercial bank where he served for over eight years in many capacities including heading the bank's corporate banking division, marketing and business development function. He also served as a senior officer in charge of special projects at the Rwanda Investment Export Promotion Agency (RIEPA -now known as Rwanda Development Board). Namara presents an in-depth experience and knowledge in Leadership, Strategy, Finance and Communications. Hannington is a graduate of Makerere Business School with qualifications in Business Administration (Hons) and has received various trainings in corporate banking strategy, communication, leadership, credit, structured finance and is pursuing Professional Postgraduate Diploma with the Chartered Institute of Marketing (CIM), United Kingdom. Hannington is a Fellow of the fourth class of the Africa Leadership Initiative-East Africa and a member of the Aspen Global Leadership Network.