Akona N.

Master's DegreeUniversity Stellenbosch

South Africa


46 Villa Chemicka Amberfield Ridge Estate Centurion, Pretoria July, 2018 Dear Sir/Madam I have over 10 years of experience with special knowledge in economic analysis/reporting, policy development & analysis, development finance, project management, strategic management, monitoring & evaluation and diplomacy. Employed in the public sector for eight (8) years as economic advisor and Deputy Director for National Treasury as Portfolio Manager for the Economic Cluster Departments. I was responsible for fund management, product development, liaising with Donors, project management, participated in governance structures, disbursements of funds, engaged with South African DFIs, monitoring and evaluation as well as reporting of the portfolio. My current role, working for USAID as finance and investment advisor, we are implementing the Southern African Trade and Investment Hub (Trade HUB). The Hub is focusing on the 5 SACU countries including Malawi, Zambia and Mo


  • finance
  • economic policy
  • urban planning
  • development
  • africa
  • acumen
  • united states
  • zambia
  • malawi
  • Sectors
  • Funders
  • Countries
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