The Development Secretary was promoted as Acting Deputy
Secretary and transferred to the Ministry of Finance in April 2004. In the
Ministry of Finance, he was appointed to hold down the duties of Deputy
Financial Secretary in charge of Economic Affairs Division for one and half years
until a substantive officer was transferred. The EAD was responsible to
interface between the multi-lateral
donor institutions and Government Ministries, Departments and Agencies (MDAs).
Specifically, the responsibility of the EAD was to coordinate all multilateral
financed projects/prograammes from identification to approval, effectiveness,
disbursement, and monitoring and post completion report
In 2007 when the new
Government took over Government, the Ministry of Finance and the Ministry of
Development and Economic Planning were merged and renamed Ministry of Finance
and Economic Development. EAD was renamed Multilateral Project Division. In
2008, he was promoted as Acting Deputy Financial Secretary and head of the
Multilateral Project Divisions. In 2010 he was again promoted as substantive Deputy
Financial Secretary (Permanent Secretary) in charge of the same Division.
In April 2018 when this Government took power, the Ministry
of Finance and Economic Development was again separated- Ministry of Finance
and Ministry of Planning and Economic Development and he was appointed as
Development Secretary in June 2008.
The Development Secretary is a graduate of FBC where he
graduated with a BA General Degree in Political Science, History and
International Relations. He also did a Post Graduate Diploma in Education in
the same college and later pursued a Post Graduate Diploma in International
Relationship and Development at the Institute of Social Studies in the Hague,
the Netherlands and a Masters Programme in Project Management at the Atlantic International
University in Florida, USA.
He is married with three children