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.
Teboho has extensive experience in socio-economic development, programme/project management and coordination. He holds a Master’s degree in Economics from the University of Stellenbosch and joined the GIZ: Good Financial Governance in Africa programme team as Technical Advisor on Public Financial Management in September 2018. Prior joining GIZ, he worked for the United Nations in various capacities both in Lesotho and Liberia. He started his professional life working for the Ministry of Finance in Lesotho as a Budget Officer. Within the GFG in Africa team, his main responsibilities are budget reform, Illicit Financial Flows (IFFs) and African Voice/AFRITAC component.
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.