Donald Kaberuka

Donald Kaberuka is Senior Advisor at the private equity firm TPG/Satya and Special Envoy for the African Union’s Peace Fund. He served as the 7th President of the African Development Bank (AfDB) Group and Chairman of the Board of Directors from 2005-2015. Under his leadership, the AfDB tripled its capital from $30 billion to $100 billion and doubled its portfolio to $12 billion per annum. His leadership was characterised by a ‘big push’ on infrastructure which accounted for 60% of Bank activities, with total commitments of over $25 billion in transport, energy, water, urban development, and IT. Prior to joining the AfDB, he was Rwanda’s Finance Minister from 1997-2005, and in that capacity serving as Governor for Rwanda for the International Monetary Fund and the World Bank.

He is co-chair of the LSE-Oxford Fragility Commission.

Content by Donald Kaberuka
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    The underlying causes of fragility and instability in Sierra Leone

    This event in Freetown on 24 July 2018 featured speakers Donald Kaberuka and Ellen Johnson Sirleaf. It launched the Sierra Leone country case study "The underlying causes of fragility and instability in Sierra Leone" and discusses the findings of the LSE-Oxford Fragility Commission’s report "Escaping the fragility trap".

    10 Sep 2018

  • Blog post

    Financing Africa’s Future

    The costs of doing business in Africa have historically been great, but the socio-economic achievements witnessed over the last decade are considerable. The African Development Bank’s large appetite for infrastructure projects proves that investing in Africa is now a very attractive proposition The socio-economic achievements in Africa over the last decade are...

    3 Nov 2014 | Donald Kaberuka