Dr Josephine Ngure
Dr Ngure is the Country Manager for the Southern Africa Regional Development and Business Delivery Office.
She has worked in the African Development Bank as Senior Financial Analyst (1997-2003), Principal Financial Analyst in the Public Utilities Department (2003-2006) and Principal Financial Analyst (2007) and Principal Investment Officer for Financial Institutions. She brings extensive experience in infrastructure development, transport, telecoms, water and sanitation, finance and energy sectors. She worked as a Lecturer in Finance at the Trinity College, Oxford University in 1997. Prior to this she worked as a Senior Auditor for PriceWaterCoopers from 1991-1994, where she qualified as a Certified Public Accountant.
As the Resident Representative and Country Manager for Ethiopia, Dr. Ngure managed a complex portfolio of US $1.7 billion, comprising of national and regional operations. She is credited for being a result-oriented leader, with Ethiopia’s country office portfolio consistently ranked as one of the top three best performing portfolios in the Bank.
In Ethiopia, Dr. Ngure led the Bank’s engagement with other Development Partners on Policy Dialogue and Donor Coordination. She was also responsible for leading the Bank’s collaboration with the Africa Union Commission and the United Nations Economic Commission for Africa.
Dr. Ngure holds a PhD in Management Studies (Corporate Finance), a Master of Philosophy in Management Studies (Finance and Marketing) both from Oxford University, United Kingdom and a Bachelor of Commerce in Accounting and Finance from Nairobi University.