Patrick Nomo is a Chartered Accountant with over 20 years post qualification experience in Public Sector Management, Audit and Institutional Capacity Development. He was appointed as the Chief Director of the Ministry of Finance in October 2016. Until his appointment Patrick served as Director of Budget at the Ministry of Finance from 2013 to 2016. Prior to assuming the role of Director of Budget at the Ministry of Finance, Patrick served as the first Director-General of the Internal Audit Agency from 2005 to 2010.
Mr. Nomo began his career with the Controller and Accountant General’s Department where he was responsible for maintaining the Public Accounts and preparing the Central Government Financial Statements on the Consolidated Fund of Ghana. He also worked as the Financial Controller of the Ministry of Health from 1997 to 2005. During this period, he led the process that reformed financial management across the 322 Budget Management Centres (BMCs) under the Ministry of Health. He has also had the opportunity to provide consulting services for a number of organizations including DANIDA, DFID, the Commonwealth Secretariat and the World Bank in the course of his career.
During his tenure as Director of Budget, Patrick coordinated the process of preparing the Ministry’s budgets and ensured effective execution of the budgets and Mid-Year Reviews for timely submission to Parliament for approval. He led the strategic re-organisation of the Budget Division, including the development of a Strategic Plan, a Performance Management Framework, Work Plans, Job Descriptions and Periodic Reporting.
Patrick brings to the Ministry a unique combination of skills and experience in organizational leadership, budget management, set-up and implementation of accounting and reporting systems as well the establishment of functional professional internal audit functions.
Mr. Nomo holds an MSc. in Information Technology from Cranfield University, UK.