Former President and CEO

Thierry Zomahoun

Kigali, Rwanda – 4 March 2020


The International Governing Board of the African Institute for Mathematical Sciences (AIMS) as well as its initiatives the Next Einstein Forum (NEF) and The Kifra Prize announce that Mr. Thierry Zomahoun, President and CEO of AIMS and Chair of NEF and Kifra has left his position effective 28 February 2020.

“We are grateful for the more than eight years Thierry spent at AIMS. Under his leadership, the AIMS global network was created. We wish him well for the future,” Professor Neil Turok, Founder of AIMS and Chair of the International Governing Board.

“A member of the International Governing Board, Mrs. Lydie Hakizimana, has kindly agreed to serve as interim CEO of the AIMS organization. The coming months will provide an opportunity to renew and refocus AIMS on its core mission,” said Prof. Turok.


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