The combination of brains by the president in that ministry according to many people is a perfect and progressive move for the country’s financial management and economic growth.
Prior to her new appointment, Dr. Patricia Nyanga Laverley has served as Principal Results Specialist at the African Development Bank in Tunis.
She previously managed the World Bank’s Global Evaluation Advisory Service and served as a Management Consultant at the International Monetary Fund. She holds B.A., M.P.A. and Ph.D. degrees in Financial Economics from the American University in Washington D.C., and London, U.K.
Dr. Laverley has organised and delivered courses at the World Bank and International Monetary Fund Institutes, participated in executive development courses at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and the London Chamber of Commerce and Industry, and contributed to Congressional Hearings on Capitol Hill.
Among others, Dr. Laverley’s private sector experience includes carrying out financial audits of a global investment bank on Wall Street for its compliance with the Sarbanes Oxley legislation.