Bonnie Ann  Sirois

Bonnie Ann Sirois

Senior Governance Specialist – Financial Management

Ms. Sirois is a Senior Governance Specialist in the World Bank’s Governance Practice, with twenty-five years of experience working in the public and private finance sectors. She is a core member of the Governance Public Financial Management Global Solutions Group and Technical Lead of the Financial Management Umbrella Trust Fund, Component 2.3 on Public Sector Accounting.

Bonnie works on governance issues, ranging from public financial management, legal framework and policy reforms, domestic resource mobilization, public sector financial reporting (IPSAS), institutional strengthening, capacity building, control and oversight to skills development, use of information technology for modernizing the public sector and climate-informed public financial management. Bonnie currently supports the World Bank’s engagement in the Pacific region. Since joining the World Bank in 2013, she has supported reforms in the regions of Southeast Asia, Central Asia, Africa, and Eastern Europe, as well as global reforms through the Bank’s Centre for Financial Reporting Reform.

Bonnie joined the World Bank from the United Nations Relief and Works Agency, where she held the position of Deputy Chief Accountant, overseeing execution of the annual budget in the delivery of services to Palestinian refugee populations located throughout the Middle East. Before embarking on a career in international development, she held the position of Principal in the BDO network and served as adjunct faculty at the University of Massachusetts.