Timothy Karera

Timothy Karera

Training and Workshop Coordinator

timothy karera

Timothy Karera, director of the Training and Workshop Coordination Unit, has more than 20 years of international training experience. He has completed short- and long-term assignments in 25 countries on three continents. He is well-versed in training of trainers, adult education, training administration, human resource development and management, program management, proposal development, strategic planning and finance management.

Before joining IFDC in 2009, Karera was a rural development and finance specialist for USAID/Rwanda. Prior to that, he worked as secretary-general of the Rwanda Development Bank. Karera worked in several capacities for Inades-Formation International in Cotê d’Ivoire and Rwanda. He holds a master’s degree in business administration/finance from the Maastricht School of Management, the Netherlands. He earned an engineer in agronomy degree from the National University of Rwanda and a bachelor’s degree in philosophy and social sciences from the University of Kinshasa, Democratic Republic of Congo.