BARBARA BARUNGI

Organization
IMARA AFRICA CONSULTING

Area of Expertise 
Finance, Development Policy

Profile
Barbara Barungi is an Economist with over 25 years experience as an academic, development policy practitioner and international civil servant. She is currently the Managing Partner of IMARA Africa consulting firm. Ms. Barungi was previously with the African Development Bank and served as Lead Economist of Nigeria for a period of 4 years. Prior to this she was with the UNDP as the macroeconomist for the Regional Bureau for Africa. And had previously served as an adviser to a Minister of Finance in Rwanda on social sector issues . She has taught economics at both Makerere University ( Uganda) and at Witswatersrand University (South Africa).