Maurice Ochieng is the Programme Manager of the GFG in Africa programme since February 2019. He provides advice on Tax Policy and Administration to the ATAF secretariat in Pretoria. Previously, he was a Senior Tax Advisor with Good Financial Governance in Africa and also in Ghana where he worked with the Ministry of Finance and Ghana Revenue Authority. Maurice holds an MBA in Fiscal Management, BCom in Accounting and a Master of Research (MRes) from University of Liverpool in the United Kingdom.
Team Organisational and HR Officer
With over 15 years of experience in office administration and providing support to executives from international organisations, Nirasha is responsible for organisational and staff matters as well as providing assistance to the programme manager. Nirasha holds a Degree in Financial Accounting and a Diploma in Marketing and Business Management. Her skills in people management come from her extensive working experience at the International Federation of the Red Cross and Red Crescent.
Technical Advisor & Component Lead
Dr Aleksandar Dragojlovic is a Technical Advisor for Tax Reforms with the Good Financial Governance (GFG) in Africa Programme, where he provides support on Tax Policy and Administration to the ATAF secretariat. He has 14 years of experience in the area of Public Finance Management (PFM). Aleksandar started his career at the Serbian Tax Administration. Before joining GFG in Africa, Aleksandar worked for the GIZ Programmes in Serbia, Nepal and Armenia on PFM related topics with the focus on tax administration reforms. He holds a PhD in Information Systems and Management from the Faculty of Organizational Sciences, Serbia, Master in Public Administration from the University of Twente, in the Netherlands and Master in Business Management from the Faculty of Economics, Serbia. He is certified TADAT Assessor.
Malte Boehm completed his studies in the Netherlands and China and holds a Master in Public Administration from Leiden University. Having worked in a bilateral GFG programme in East Africa since 2017, he joined the GFG in Africa team in 2020 to advise on public financial management and illicit financial flows. Malte views public financial management as the very fundament for effective and efficient public service delivery and thus of crosscutting importance for sustainable development cooperation.
Technical Advisor & Component Lead
Kristina works for the GFG in Africa programme as a Technical Advisor in the Legislative Oversight work area. As a fully qualified lawyer she previously worked at the German National Parliament in the field of development cooperation. She did her Master’s in International Public Law in Cape Town at the University of the Western Cape, South Africa after completing her law studies in Berlin. The focus of her professional life has since been on African countries, which has fuelled her passion for travelling. Kristina works on many issues of GFG with parliaments all over Africa. She believes in supporting and strengthening their influence throughout the budget cycle as well as on tax revenue.
Kabelo Ramalitse holds a Diploma in Management of Training. She worked for different GIZ projects before joining the GFG in Africa team as a Project Administrator in 2012. She is responsible for various financial processes including bookkeeping and procurement of services and goods.
Public Relations and Communications Administrator
Otsile Malebaco joined the Good Financial Governance in Africa Programme (GFG), as a Public Relations and Communication Professional in January 2018. He is responsible for developing and implementing GFG’s strategy for both internal and external communication. He holds a Master’s in Digital Marketing and Communication from École Supérieure de Commerce de Rennes in France. Prior to joining GIZ, he worked in the digital marketing industry specialising in digital marketing in a communication advisory firm and previously worked as an assistant communications officer for a South African Think Tank.
Administrative and Financial Assistant
Flore Irene Mam holds a Master’s degree in Business Management with specialising in finance and has a diverse professional experience in teaching, administration, accounting and sales. She joined GIZ in April 2017, as an Administrative and Financial Assistant for the GIZ-RDGSN project tasked with strengthening the capacities of the Cameroonian police. Since July 2018, she joined the Good Financial Governance in Africa programme as the administrative and financial assistant for the External Audit component in Cameroon.
Junior Logistics and Finance Administrator
Jane Magibile joined GIZ’s Good Financial Governance in Africa programme on the 02 January 2018, as a Junior Logistics and finance Professional. She holds a Diploma in Public Management and has worked in the Department of Higher Education & Training in South Africa for 2 years in the directorate of supply chain management.