World Bank Country Manager for Rwanda
Omowunmi Ladipo is the World Bank Country Manager for Rwanda with overall responsibility for managing a program that supports Rwanda’s Economic Development and Poverty Reduction Strategy. She has held that position since September 2009. Prior to taking up her current position and since 1998 when she joined the World Bank Ms. Ladipo has worked on public sector governance, financial management and accountability issues in numerous countries including Bangladesh, Brazil, Cambodia, Colombia, India, Jamaica, Laos PDR, Malaysia, Mexico, Nepal, Peru, Republic of Korea and Vietnam. During this time she helped lead the World Bank’s efforts in developing the PEFA framework, co-chaired the OECD-DAC Joint Venture on Public Financial Management, and co-authored Accountability in Public Expenditures in Latin America and the Caribbean. From 1984-1998 Ms. Ladipo was a practicing Chartered Accountant, and partner, in a UK accountancy practice specializing in providing advisory services to clients in the SME sector. Ms. Ladipo holds a Bachelors Degree in Economics from Hull University in the UK and is a Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales.
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