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Jean-Philbert Nsengimana

Senior Adviser

Based in: Rwanda

Jean-Philbert Nsengimana


Jean-Philbert (Phil) is a Senior Adviser for the Digital Impact Alliance, among many other strategic roles that he currently holds, including the Chief Digital Advisor for the Africa CDC, and serving on boards such as Alliance for Affordable Internet, IntraHealth International and Place Fund.

Phil has previously worked as the Africa Managing Director at the Commons Project, focusing on unlocking the full potential of technology and data for a healthy Africa. He also served as the Minister of Youth and ICT of Rwanda for 6 years, where he spearheaded the Smart Africa Alliance and YouthConnekt Africa – two pan African organizations focused on accelerating digital transformation and youth empowerment. Before joining the government, Phil led national and pan-African organizations in the domains of digital health and e-government.

Phil holds a Masters of Public Administration from the Harvard Kennedy School of Government, a Global MBA in Information Technology from the SP Jain School of Global Management in Singapore, a Masters in Software Engineering and Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science from the University of Rwanda.