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Meet the team

 

Who we are

BeneFactors Ltd. is a specialised, non-bank financial institution, established in 2017 with the mission to promote private sector development in Rwanda. We are a for-profit company, registered with RDB, that offers specialised financial services supporting firms to shorten their cash cycles. Our services fill a specific gap in the Rwandan financial sector concerning working capital products and we seek to be the growth partner of choice for Rwandan firms, supporting the Rwandan economy prosper. 

We know that for many people, understanding financial products can be challenging and we take our ethical responsibility towards our clients very seriously. Therefore, we aim to be as transparent as possible and we tailor each deal to the needs of the individual firm. 

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Olivia Bryanne Zank

Olivia is the company CEO and founder. She has a background in economics and financial development and previously worked as a Policy Advisor to the Minister of Trade and Industry in Rwanda. She has worked for four years in medium-sized enterprise finance in Kenya, Uganda and Rwanda. She holds an MSc in Political Economy with financial specialisation from SOAS.

 
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Jani Moliis

Jani is BeneFactors' Co-Founder and a board member. He has extensive experience from over 10 years working with McKinsey & Co, Deloitte and Accenture, as well as several years working as an advisor in Rwanda's public sector. He holds an MSc in Political Science from the University of Helsinki.

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Cameron Pickett

Cameron is our Head of Operations. He oversees client relations, compliance, staff training and the general running of the business. He has previously worked with the US Department of State and Zidisha, an online microfinance institution.

Cameron holds an MSc in Development Economics from SOAS

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Happy Tahirih Kampire

Happy is the company's Office Manager. She keeps the company's books and handles administrative affairs. She has previous experience in logistics and finance. She is also studying part-time for a BSc in Public Health

 
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Paul Kagame Mucyo

Paul is the Marketing and Client Relations Manager for BeneFactors, heading up sales and ensures that our products fit our clients' needs. He has previously worked with Airtel Rwanda and has a strong customer service background. He holds a BSc in Computer Science.

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Dinah Murungi Gakuba

Dinah is Marketing and Clients Relations Manager. Prior to joining BeneFactors Ltd. Dinah was a manager at a graphic design company in Kigali called D-Tech Systems, where she oversaw operations and led business development. She is currently studying an evening degree in Marketing at Mount Kenya University.