Jean Paul Kubwimana


Head, Programme Development, Monitoring and outreach



Mr Jean Paul Kubwimana is a person with a strong passion for biodiversity conservation. He currently holds a Master of Science with Honours in Biodiversity Conservation, from the University of Rwanda received in 2013 after completion of his work on the Assessment of matrix and edge effects on chimpanzee habitat and behavioral ecology in Nyungwe National Park, Rwanda. 

Jean Paul has got adequate practical skills in conservation through working with environmental conservation NGOs and being involved in different field research activities in both ornithology and primatology, and has along his professional work dealt with community conservation project development and implementation. 

As a Leader, Landscape Conservation and Community Development, he provides leadership in the development, implementation and management of ARCOS field programmes in priority landscapes; works closely with  ARCOS management in developing strategic directions for ARCOS' broader engagement and exploring opportunities to implement agreed priorities  in the Albertine Rift region and beyond.

Mr. Jean Paul is married and has got 2 children. During his spare time he plays football, and /or the piano.