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Brief description: Economist with a Heart
About me

Post-graduate economist, development professional and strategist with a love for music and film. 20-year professional experience (of which 14 in Africa) as an economist, development specialist, manager of processes & operations in multilateral (World Bank), bilateral (UK Department for International Development, DFID) and non-governmental organizations and for the past five years with a partial focus on film as a key sector for for human empowerment, economic growth and job creation with a focus on Nigeria (2nd largest world film producer). Key workstreams: public debt reduction, economic and public financial management, economic growth and job creation.  Produced the 6th edition of ION International Film Festival in 2009 (http://ionfilmfestival.com) and the maiden edition of Africa International Film Festival (http://afriff.com) in 2010.  Speaks Italian, English, Spanish, Portuguese and French.  Co-founded the Planet Heart Foundation (http://www.planetheartfoundation.org) with focus on youth empowerment through the arts (http://www.borntroway.org).

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