Alhaji Abu Komeh has over eight years of experience in macroeconomic policy and financial sector issues, programme and project management, data analysis, and legislative budgeting.

As the Acting Director of the unit, he oversees the day-to-day execution of research projects; leads in the collection, collation and analysis of data; supervises the design and conduct of statistical surveys; contributes to the preparation of high-quality research and analysis to inform government’s economic and fiscal policies.

Prior to joining the Ministry of Finance, Alhaji served as Deputy Director of the Parliamentary Budget Office, Economics Specialist at the United Nations Development Programme, Data Analyst Consultant at the President Recovery Priorities Delivery Team, Senior Programme Officer at Christian Aid, and Banking Officer at the Central Bank of Sierra Leone.

He holds an MSc. degree in Public Policy and Human Development from Maastricht University and the United Nations University with specialization in Social Protection Policy Design and Financing, the Netherlands; an MSc. in Economics from the University of Birmingham, UK; and a Bachelor of Social Science degree in Economics (Hons) from Fourah Bay College, University of Sierra Leone, Freetown.

Alhaji is a recipient of the Commonwealth Scholarship (2011), Maastricht University-Holland High Potential Scholarship (2015), and a 2019 Mandela Washington Fellow with sponsorship from the US Department of State.