DOREEN KARAKE

Director of Legal Affairs, and Company Secretary.

As the Director of Legal Affairs, Doreen is charged with advising management of all investment and contractual risks, as well as negotiating contracts on behalf of the company. As the Group Company Secretary, Doreen ensures that the company is in compliance with all applicable laws, and she oversees Board activities.

Doreen has immense experience in different corporate/commercial legal issues, with particular strength in Contract negotiation and drafting. Previously, she worked with the Rwanda Development Board, where she took a lead on negotiating Investment deals on behalf of government, in different priority sectors such as energy, mining, agriculture, and ICT.

Doreen brings to Ngali diverse knowledge gained from working in both private and public sector. With her knack to pick out the smallest details, her competence, as well as leadership skills, she is an asset to Ngali Holdings considering the diverse portfolio of investments that Ngali has. She is currently serving on the Board of Directors of the Rwanda Social Security Board (RSSB), the Rwanda Guarantee Fund and  on the Board of Rwanda OnLine Platform Ltd. She chairs the Investment committee on the Board of Rwanda Online Platform. She previously served on the East Africa Regional Advisory Board of the Young African Leadership initiative (YALI) as its secretary, for two years.

Doreen holds a B-Juris from the University of Namibia, a post graduate Bachelor of Laws (LLB) and Master of Laws (LLM) specializing in Corporate/Commercial Law from the University of Witwatersrand, Johannesburg South Africa, and an Executive MBA with Edinburgh Business School, at Herriot Watt University, UK.