Betty Mutesi is the Country Director for International Alert for Rwanda and Burundi, and with over 16 years of experience in Peace building, Governance and Human rights. Betty holds Bachelor’s in Law from University of Rwanda, a Diploma in Transitional Justice studies from University of Cape Town and Masters in Peace studies and Development from Universidad JAUME -1 of Spain. She previously worked for the Rwanda Governance Board, Ministry of Finance and Economic planning, International Center for Transitional Justice in Cape town and International Criminal Court in the Hague.

She is the Founder and President of Hope for Rwanda organization and since 2009 she serves as Honorary Consul for the Kingdom of Spain in Rwanda.