People Category: Management

Olivia Namakula

Olivia grew up in Kampala. She holds a bachelor’s degree in Tourism Management from Makerere University. She has 10 years of experience in the hospitality industry. Olivia enjoys reading, traveling and meeting new people and learning about different cultures.

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Cyprien Serugero

Cyprien Serugero

Cyprien is Construction Manager at Volcanoes Safaris. He has worked for the company since 2003 and was one of the first employees in Rwanda. He was born in Gahunga, in the shadow of Virunga Lodge. He trained from Eto Kicukiro as a Technical Assistant and in 1989 studied topographical surveying in Belgium. He then worked as a […]

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Shannon Karanja

Shannon Karanja Manager Rwanda

Shannon grew up in Nairobi, Kenya.  She qualified as a Certified Accountant in 2008 before graduating with a  BA in Economics from the University of Nairobi. She has worked at Volcanoes Safaris in Rwanda since 2013 as an Accountant. Shannon enjoys swimming, travelling, meeting new people and new fashion trends.

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Damascene Nsengiyumva

DAMASCENE Volcanoes Staff

Damascene started with VS as an Operations Consultant in 2013, and is now Operations Manager in Rwanda. He is responsible for fleet management, coordination of guides, reservations and safari operations.  Damascene studied Business Information Technology at Mount Kenya University. He is passionate about wildlife, conservation and tourism.  Away from work, Damascene enjoys adventure, experiencing different cultures, meeting new people and football. […]

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Kevin James

Kevin James General Manger

Kevin was born and grew up in Dorset, England. In 2003, after travelling and working in France, America and Australia, Kevin returned to the UK and graduated with a finance degree before qualifying as a chartered accountant in 2010. He worked for Ernst and Young in the UK before joining VS. Kevin has worked for […]

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