An IntraHealth International Production
Donald Kaberuka is the chair of the Global Fund board of directors. Since 2020, Dr Kaberuka has been the African Union High Representative for Financing and the Peace Fund and one of the Special Envoys of the AU to mobilize international support for Africa’s efforts to address the economic challenges African countries will face as a result of COVID-19. Dr. Kaberuka was the 7th president of the African Development Bank and Chairman of the board of directors for two successive five-year terms (2005-2015). During the Ebola Crisis Dr. Kaberuka played a major role in coordinating an African response. Prior to joining the African Development Bank, Dr. Kaberuka was finance minister of the Republic of Rwanda for eight years (1997-2005) leading the economic team within the government of Rwanda. In that capacity he served as governor for Rwanda for the International Monetary Fund and the World Bank. Dr. Kaberuka is on the boards of several global philanthropic foundations and think tanks. He is a trustee of the Rockefeller Foundation, the Mo Ibrahim Foundation, the Center for Global Development, and the Brookings Institution. He is also a member of several international panels on global finance and development issues. These include co-chair with former UK prime minister David Cameron of the Oxford - LSE Commission on Fragile States. Dr. Kaberuka is the co-chair of the United Nations Secretary General’s High-Level Panel on Internal Displacement.