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MPA-EPM Ambassadors

Meet the MPA-EPM (PEPM) Ambassadors

MPA in Economic Policy Management (MPA-EPM), formerly known as Program in Economic Policy Management (PEPM): A one-year MPA program for leading policymakers and professionals.

MPA-EPM (PEPM) graduates are uniquely prepared to meet the challenges of economic policymaking and management in today's complex economic environment. Upon graduation from the program, students join an alumni network that spans 140 countries around the globe and includes current and former finance ministers, governors and deputy governors of central banks, and CEOs and top managers in private and public sector organizations.

Below you can view information about our ambassadors from around the world, including name, current occupation, focus area, and home country:

Middle East & Africa

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Ali Al-Dajani MPA '97

Founder & Managing Director of Aquari Capital
Economic Policy Management
Egypt

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Imad Al-Khayyat  MPA '10

Economic Analyst at OPEC Secretariat
Global Energy Management and Policy
Iraq

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Marcellin Koffi Alle MPA '06

Senior Advisor to IMF Executive Director for Africa
Economic Policy Management
Ivory Coast 

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Michael Baingana MPA '00

Investment Specialist, DAI Global/Nguriza Nshore Project; Kigali-Rwanda/East Africa
Economic Policy Management
Rwanda

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Solomon Gofere MPA '15

PhD Student at Columbia SIPA
Economic Policy Management
Ethiopia

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Muntasir Majdoub Hamid MPA '14

Economist for the Monetary Policy Division of the Central Bank of Sudan
Economic Policy Management
Sudan

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Abubakar Tata Inuwa MPA '13

Chairman Fiscal Responsibility Commission and Administrator Internal Revenue Service, Gombe State
Economic Policy Management
Nigeria

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Arthur Musinguzi MPA '06

CEO at Pameri Organic
Economic Policy Management
Kenya

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Alick Wella MPA '15

Economist at the Ministry of Finance in Malawi
Economic Policy Management
Malawi

Europe & Eurasia

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Paloma Alonso MPA '12

Consultant at Arup Advisory Inc.
Economic Policy Management
Spain

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Igor Baranov MPA '12

Vice Dean, Education and Research, Sberbank Corporate University
Global Energy Management and Policy
United Kingdom

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Gabriele Fattorelli MPA '08

Economist and Policy Advisor at OECD
Economic Policy Management
France

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Dobrina Gogova MPA '13

Consultant at World Bank
Economic Policy Management
Bulgaria

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Sebastian Schienle MPA '07

Project Manager at Social Impact Consulting GmbH / Benckiser Foundation
Economic Policy Management
Germany 

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Fatih Tezel MPA'13

Partner at Exim Economic Consulting Company
Economic Policy Management
Turkey

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Freyja Thorarinsdottir MPA '16

Founder & CEO of GEMMAQ Inc.
Economic Policy Management
Iceland

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Natasja van der Geest MPA'08

Deputy head of the strategy unit at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Netherlands
Economic Policy Management
Netherlands 

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Albana Vokshi MPA '03

President, Albanian Democratic Women’s League; Member of Executive Board of Democratic Party of Albania
Economic Policy Management
Albania 

North America

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Valentina Azzarello - MPA '10

Cooperation Consultant for South Sudan and Triangular at the UNDP
Economic Policy Management
USA

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Alex Goodman MPA'13

Founding Partner of Clockwork, a fintech firm that helps investors monitor and manage private market and venture portfolios
Global Energy Management and Policy
USA

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Jerry Leen MPA '09

Senior Examiner at Federal Housing Finance Agency
Economic Policy Management
USA

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Ludwig Marek MPA'07

Managing Director at BlackRock
Economic Policy Management
USA 

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Makunda Mbariko

Makunda Mbariko MPA '00

Program Manager at Gabkul Foundation (NGO)
Economic Policy Management
USA

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Patricia Mendoza

Patricia Mendoza MPA '97

Finance Consultant at Cicatelli Inc.
Economic Policy Management
USA 

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Matthew Poggi MPA'00

Economist at US Department of Treasury
Economic Policy Management
USA

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Marcel Souza

Marcel Souza MPA '04

Budget Manager at Stamford Hospital
Economic Policy Management
USA

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Pertshuhi Torosyan

Pertshuhi Torosyan MPA '15

ISenior G10 FX markets analyst and trader working at the New York Federal Reserve's Markets group
Economic Policy Management
USA/Armenia

Latin America

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Fernando Anaya

Fernando Anaya MPA '14

Consultant in the Department of Gas, Electricity Markets, and Energy Efficiency at the IDB
Economic Policy Management
Chile

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Tessy Vasquez Baos

Tessy Vasquez Baos MPA '15

Technical coordinator for the Financial Stability and Development Network at the Inter-American Development Bank
Global Energy Management and Policy
Peru

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Pablo Andres Bejar

Pablo Andres Bejar MPA  '15

Economic Analyst at the International Monetary Fund
Economic Policy Management
Bolivia

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Samuel Jerome

Samuel Jerome MPA '13

Deputy Head of Service at Banque de la Republica d'Haiti
Economic Policy Management
Haiti

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Bexi Jimenenez

Bexi Jimenenez MPA '13

Risk Management Officer at the World Bank Group
Economic Policy Management
Dominican Republic

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Jonathan Malagón

Jonathan Malagón MPA'11

Minister of Housing of Colombia
Economic Policy Management
Colombia

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Florencia Millan

Florencia Millan MPA'11

Agro-logistics Specialist Consultant - The World Bank
Economic Policy Management
Argentina

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Pablo dos Santos

Pablo dos Santos MPA '09

Manager, Infrastructure and Environment Sector, the Inter-American Development Bank
Economic Policy Management
Brazil

East Asia Pacific

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Handri Adiwilaga

Handri Adiwilaga MPA '96

Senior Analyst at the Bank of Indonesia
Economic Policy Management
Indonesia

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Batbaatar Batjargal

Batbaatar Batjargal MPA '15

Head of Financial Information Unit Of the The Bank of Mongolia
Economic Policy Management
Mongolia 

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Jonathan Coppel

Jonathan Coppel MPA '96

Commissioner at Australian Productivity Commission
Economic Policy Management
Australia 

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Seiya Hikuma

Seiya Hikuma MPA '14

Director at the Bank of Japan
Economic Policy Management
Japan 

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Binqi Liu

Binqi Liu MPA '08

Vice President and Portfolio Manager at
HSBC Global Asset Management Inc.

Economic Policy Management
China

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Chanaporn (Foy) Sereevoravitgul

Chanaporn (Foy) Sereevoravitgul MPA '14

Senior Economist for Bank of Thailand
Economic Policy Management
Thailand

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Adoracion Navarro

Adoracion Navarro MPA '05

Undersecretary at National Economic and Development Authority Philippines 
Economic Policy Management
Philippines

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Lusha Zhuang MPA '14

Research Analyst at International Monetary Fund 
Economic Policy Management
China

South & Central Asia

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Waqar Ahmad

Waqar Ahmad MPA 10

Director of Corporate Affairs at Nestle
Economic Policy Management
Pakistan & Afghanistan

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Aibek Ashirov

Aibek Ashirov MPA '14

Head of the Division at the National Bank of Kyrgyz Republic
Economic Policy Management
Kyrgyzstan

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Rahmatullah Kawsary

Rahmatullah Kawsary MPA '13

Senior Economist for the Ministry of Agriculture, Irrigation and Livestock
Economic Policy Management
Afghanistan

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Bibek Koirala

Bibek Koirala MPA  '16

Assistant Director of Policy Planning Unit, Supervision Deparment at Nepal Rastra Bank
Economic Policy Management
Nepal

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Ismail Ali Manik

Ismail Ali Manik MPA '08

Minister of State for Finance
Economic Policy Management
Maldives

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Venkateswaran Ramakrishnan

Venkateswaran Ramakrishnan MPA '15

Deputy General Manager at Securities and Exchange Board of India
Economic Policy Management
India 

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Moukim Temourov

Moukim Temourov MPA '98

Independent Consultant/former World Bank Country Program Manager/Resident Representative in Algeria
Economic Policy Management
Tajikistan