Patrick Piker Umah Tete has been at the World Bank for 14 years and currently provides financial management quality assurance advisory support on the operations financed by the Bank in Ukraine, Turkey, Tajikistan and Kyrgyz Republic. His experience is in Corporate Financial Reporting, Public Financial Management and Financial Management for the Bank’s Operations. Patrick has supported the successful application of accrual-based International Public Sector Accounting Standards (IPSAS) in Tanzania and the African Union Commission. He led work on evaluating outcomes of Azerbaijan’s Corporate and Public Sector Accountability Project (CAPSAP) that introduced reforms and built professional technical capacity in public sector accounting. He has extensive experience in supporting cross-country efforts toward harmonizing accounting standards and adopting IPSAS. Also, he has supported professional accounting organizations that want to harmonize accounting education using IFAC’s International Education Standards.
Patrick is a Fellow of the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants and holds an MBA from the University of Warwick, United Kingdom. He has trained in Public Financial Management at Harvard University, the University of London and the International Monetary Fund (IMF). Before joining the World Bank, Patrick was an Audit Manager with KPMG.