Matthew Rwahigi

Head of Ghana Country Operations

Matthew is a Founding and Managing Partner of Envoy Communications. Prior to founding this communications firm that now has presence in Rwanda, Kenya and the Gambia, he served as a Regional Communications Surge Delegate for the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent (IFRC) for East Africa based in Nairobi where he started work on an ambitious communications strategy for the sub regional office of the world’s largest humanitarian network. Before this, he was the Communications Manager for Rwanda Red Cross Society. During his time at the latter, he initiated the organization into online communication and contributed to the implementation of strong community mobilization drives using innovative approaches such mobile cinema, as well as designing and implementing resource mobilization initiatives both through traditional donors and local benefactors.

Matthew’s 8+ years of professional experience include a strong track of audiovisual

media productions work, corporate MC, Events planning and management, media

strategy development and implementation, building institutional digital footprint. He holds an advanced diploma in Zoology from Makerere University and Bachelor’s

degree in Communication from the University of Rwanda.