Pudence Rubingiza is the Mayor of the City of Kigali. Prior to that he was the Managing Director of Intare Investments Ltd. He also served in academia where he served as the Deputy Vice-Chancellor in charge of Administration and Finance at the University of Rwanda, and before that as the Vice-Rector in charge of Finance Administration at the Higher Institute of Agriculture and Livestock, he was also Director of the Public Investment Technical Team at the Ministry of Finance. Rubingisa holds a Master’s degree in Finance from the University of Saint Louis – Belgium and a post-graduate diploma in Public Procurement from the ILI. Rubingisa Pudence’s topics of interest include public finance, urban planning, affordable housing, land use planning and decentralization. He is very interested in sports, especially running. He is also very passionate about Car Free Day, he joins the people of Kigali every time and actively participates in this car free day.