Didier Nkurikiyimfura

Didier Nkurikiyimfura

Director General, Ministry of Youth and Information and Communication Technology

Rwanda

Didier Nkurikiyimfura is the Director General in charge of ICT in the Ministry of Youth and ICT of Rwanda. He is in charge of the country’s ICT Policy and Strategy development and coordination and has been a member of Technical Team championing Smart Africa Innitiative.

Didier has more than 12 years of experience in the ICT Sector. A national of Rwanda, he holds a Bachelor of Science Degree in Computer Science and a Masters of Science Degree in Software Engineering.

Prior to his current functions, Didier worked the Rwanda Development Board (RDB) where he served in the capacity of head of the IT Security Division, a division that plan, implement and coordinate Rwanda’s ICT Security. Didier also worked at the Rwanda Information Technology Authority where he respectively served as Director of the National Computing Center (NCC) and Director of the National Data Center (NDC).