Tania Habimana is a bi-lingual French and English, award-winning Belgium-Rwandan entrepreneur and lead anchor for CNBC Africa's primetime business and financial markets show Closing Bell. Habimana holds a BSc from Cardiff University in the United Kingdom as well as an MSc in international management from Erasmus University in the Netherlands, with a specialisation from Bocconi University in Milan, Italy.
Habimana is the co-founder of Nonzēro Africa, a Pan-African purpose-driven marketing agency focused on SME development and impact programmes in Africa and also sits on several advisory boards and enjoys mentoring business enthusiasts and youth all over the world.
Before joining the Ministry of Environment, she worked at Rwanda Institute for Conservation Agriculture as the administrative coordinator for academic affairs, extension and applied research. Prior to that, she served as an environmental audit and monitoring officer at Rwanda Environment Management Authority (REMA) for more than seven years and also as the alternate focal point for the Montreal protocol on substances that deplete the ozone layer, and the Nagoya Protocol focal point, where she managed different projects aiming at regulating access to the genetic resources. In her capacity as an environmental audit and monitoring officer, she conducted environmental audit activities for different projects under operation and monitored their compliance with environmental regulations.
She is a member of the African Women in science and Engineering. A Rwandan national, Beatrice holds a Master’s in biodiversity conservation from the University of Rwanda.-->