Strengthening Public Financial Management Capacity -
A Somalia Case Study
International Consortium On Governmental Financial Management (ICGFM)
DC Forum Luncheon - An Interactive Program Streaming with the UK
April 6, 2016, 12:00 - 1:30 p.m.
- Learn how a consortium made up of WYG, CIPFA and Michael Parry Consulting are leading a program in Somalia to support effective financial management through the development of competent PFM professionals.
- Hear from experts on the approach and how this is achieved through building capacity and setting up processes that will benefit future generations in Somalia.
Chair, CIPFA Development
CIPFA – The Chartered Institute of Public Finance and Accountancy
Alan Edwards joined CIPFA in 2010. He has spent most of his career as a management consultant supporting the public sector, having been a Partner at PwC, KPMG and IBM. He trained as an accountant and is an experienced public sector board member being formerly Chair of the Royal Wolverhampton NHS Trust and an Independent Member of the Board of the UK National Policing Improvement Agency.
Programme Director - Somalia PFM Education and Training Programme , WYG
Dr. Parry is principal of Michael Parry Consulting LLP, providing PFM consulting services to countries across the world. Formerly chairman of a major international consulting firm, he has provided advice to governments in Europe, Asia, Africa, the Pacific and the Caribbean. Extensive international finance and management experience in the public and private sectors, including Chief Executive of an international accounting and law training company. Currently Director of the Somalia PFM Education and Training Programme and Chair of the ICGFM Ad Hoc Committee on Accounting Standards, Michael is a Chartered and Management Accountant with a first degree in economics, and a doctorate in developmental accounting.