Judy Makanda serves as the agency’s Chief Financial Officer. In her role, Makanda is responsible for overseeing day-to-day financial operations and aligning the business and finance strategy for business growth. She is a Deloitte trained Chartered Accountant (CPA equivalent) with an MBA and 20+ years serving in CFO level positions in both non-profit and for-profit environments. From 2006-2018, she served as CFO/Head of HR for a non-profit organization where she drove the organization’s strategic and financial strategy through development, implementation and pro-active evaluation of the organization’s financial performance. Prior to joining the non-profit, Judy served as Vice President of Finance for a startup, where she played a key role as part of a team conceptualizing the business plan, securing $10 million from initial equity investor groups. Judy also worked at a development organization as a financial analyst where she undertook various project finance assignments in energy, water and urban sectors in the emerging markets.