Dr. Alphonse NKURUNZIZA
Alphonse is a full-time international Transport Planning Consultant with the Institute for Transportation and Development Policy in joint collaboration with UN-Habitat and The World Bank since November 2018. He is a visiting Senior Lecturer of Urban Structure, Transport Planning, and Engineering at the College of Science and Technology, University of Rwanda since September 2014. He is also a Research Affiliate in the Department of Urban & Regional Planning of the University of Twente, The Netherlands. Previously, he served as the Director-General for Infrastructure and Urban Development [City Engineer] in the City of Kigali from 2014 to 2018.
He holds a Ph.D. in Transport Planning & Engineering from the University of Twente, The Netherlands in 2013 and a Master of Science degree in Urban and Regional Planning from the same university. He has a strong background and experience in practice and research in the fields of urban planning and transport infrastructure planning and development.