Ukwuani is replacing Regis Rugemanshuro who was appointed to head Rwanda Social Security Board in February this year.
Obinna bring to the bank experience from entrepreneurial ventures in software, agricultural processing, and education among others.
The position among other things involves leading the Digital Factory division for product innovation and development in digital banking. Obinna commenced work in June.
The division is responsible for innovation such as Ikofi, a digital wallet that offers financial services with a focus on Rwandan farmers, agro-dealers, Agri-businesses and other players in the agricultural ecosystem
Prior to joining Bank of Kigali, Obinna worked with Paystack, a tech startup involved in facilitating payments. He also founded Exposure Robotics Academy in 2011 where STEM programs were taught to secondary school pupils.
The academy coached 113 students in 17 states across Nigeria between 2011 and 2014.
Obinna holds a degree in Economics from Massachusetts Institute of Technology.