Elijah is the Financial Management Specialist (FMS) for the Competitiveness and Enterprise Development Project (CEDP) under Private Sector Foundation Uganda (PSFU). He joined the CEDP in 2014.
Prior to that Elijah worked with Ministry of Finance Planning and Economic Development (MoFPED) for the Financial Management and Accountability Programme (FINMAP) and Economic and Financial Management Project (EFMP), where he was Programme Finance Manager for Government of Uganda (GOU) projects funded by World Bank and Basket Fund Donors including DFiD, KWF, EU, Finland, Sweden, Denmark, Ireland etc.
He was part of the team that supported the implementation of financial management and economic reforms in Government including Integrated Financial Management System (IFMS), Macro Economic Model (MEM) and enabling legal framework.
At CEDP Elijah supports financial management and accountability of CEDP and SDF projects at PSFU and over time has trained personnel in the Accounts unit in financial accounting and reporting.
Elijah has a Bachelor of Commerce Degree and Masters of Business Administration from Makerere University, he has also attained training in short courses to enhance skills in financial management, project and contract management, IT, Procurement and Auditing.
Elijah is a Certified Public Accountant (CPA) and Fellow of the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (FCCA). He also holds membership in both the Institute of Public Accountants of Uganda (ICPAU) and the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA).