Germaine MUKASHYAKA is the founder and Managing Director of GJS Leather and Arts Promoters Ltd. Chair Person of the Rwanda Leather Value Chain union in Rwanda, and Board Member at Africa Leather and Leather Products Institute Regional Design Studio. Act in promotion of entrepreneurship in the leather sector, research-based via Financial and Project Management. Designing, Research, Survey, and development services to other companies and institutions as an Independent Consultant in these services.
Holding 16 years’ experience in the leather sector especially products manufacturing and leather processing, 12 years in Business Management, 7 Years in Financial and project management in industrial and business-based services, and skills transfer in the above-related field., Hold a Master’s of Business Administration in Project Management from the University of Lay Adventist of Kigali (UNILAK) Rwanda, Bachelor of Tourism Studies from Indira Gandhi National Open University / India, and Diploma in Business Management from Amity University/ India. In addition to this, Hold numerous different international short course certificates for developing Countries in the development of business promotion; Policymaking for SME and Clean leather technology, and Public Relation. Professional experience, skills, knowledge are increasing academically and through participation in various research studies and socio-economic baseline survey and practical ability in business focus growth in Rwanda, region and international collaboration for technology reciprocity acquiring. Further services, offer Short term training course for small and medium business in entrepreneurship for skills transfer and job creation for private sector promotion, train and coach in shoe and leather products designing with simplified designing technics to meet the market price as a technician who understands and experienced the leather value chain from the lively hood, earned and grew in the leather business especially in leather processing, shoes, and leather products manufacturing as the genesis of business family sector-oriented and fashion in productive industries. Finally, but not last, Passionate about consultancy in project management, innovative research, baseline, Impact assessment, Feasibility studies.