Head of Tourism and Conservation Department
Rwanda Development Board
Ariella is the Head of Tourism and Conservation Department at the Rwanda Development Board. The Department oversees tourism promotion, and product development as well as biodiversity conservation and management of Rwanda’s national parks. Prior to joining RDB, Ariella was the Director General of the Chamber of Tourism at the Rwanda’s Private Sector umbrella organization for travel, tourism, and hospitality companies, where her role was focused on enhancing business opportunities, capacity building, and advocacy for the tourism industry. She also worked at RwandAir, Rwanda’s national carrier, where she held various managerial positions in the Commercial Department. Ariella holds a Bachelor’s degree in Marketing from the School of Finance and Banking in Rwanda and a Master of Business Administration from the African Leadership University, Rwanda.