Mrs. Stella Williams graduated from the Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology in 1986 with a Bachelor’s Degree in Planning, she also obtained a Master’s Degree in Development Studies (with a specialization in Local and Regional Development) from the Institute of Social Studies, Erasmus University, the Netherlands in 1998.
She started her career at the Ministry of Finance in 1989 and has gained extensive experience in Economic Policy Management. She has held positions in various Divisions in the Ministry. She was a key player in the development of Ghana’s first Public Investment Programme, the development of the Medium-Term Expenditure Framework (MTEF) and reforms in Public Financial Management, She was also at one point Coordinator for the Government’s Financial Sector Reform Programme and played an active role in promoting the aid effectiveness agenda in Ghana.
Before taking up her current position as the Coordinating Director, she was Director for Monitoring and Evaluation. Prior to that she was seconded to the African Development Bank for three years as a Senior Advisor to the Executive Director representing, Ghana, Gambia, Liberia, Sierra Leone and Sudan.