Emmanuel Kamanzi, MBA

Director of Campus Development

Mr. Emmanuel Kamanzi is a management professional with interest in public health and health systems building in resource limited-settings. He joined Partners In Health (PIH) in 2009 and has held several senior management positions in Rwanda and in the United States. During his tenure at PIH, Kamanzi has contributed to Rwanda’s health system building through his work with Rwandan Government partners. He has notably managed several health care delivery projects and programs that included the construction and outfit of both the Butaro Hospital and the Butaro Ambulatory Cancer Center.

Mr. Kamanzi was also instrumental in the opening of Kirehe Hospital and managed the Health Center Strengthening Project that capacitated and improved health care delivery at 21 health centers in two districts in Eastern Rwanda. Kamanzi returns from the United States, where he has been working as a Program Officer for PIH’s Rwanda Program for several years, to take on the role of Director of Campus Development for UGHE. In this role Mr. Kamanzi leads a large team of contractors and partners that are involved in the creation of UGHE’s Butaro campus.

Mr. Kamanzi holds a master’s degree from the Netherlands and a bachelor’s degree in Business Administration from the University of Rwanda. He has also successfully completed global health delivery and management courses at Harvard School of Public Health and Harvard Business School.