Ansumana L.N. Touray is the Deputy Managing Director of Social Security and Housing Finance Corporation (SSHFC). He is a Board member of the GamPetroleum Company Limited as well as the Gambia Transport Services Company Limited. He is a Chartered Accountant with over 18 years’ experience in budgeting, business process re-engineering, auditing, financial management and reporting for government, profit and non-profit organizations. He has worked at the Ministry of Finance and Economic Affairs (MoFEA) for many years in various capacities; including DeputyPermanent Secretary, Director of Budget, and as Financial Management Specialist (with the Integrated Financial Management Information System).

Mr. Touray was the one who introduced the concept of Citizens Budget when he was the Director of Budget to enable the budget to be understood by non-technical people. Another key achievement in my career is the transformation of the Government manual accounting, payroll and budgeting systems into computerized ones with the IFMIS Project implementation.

During his tenure at MoFEA, he represented the Ministry at various Board and Committee meetings both locally and internationally. Mr Touray was the Government Focal Person of the Climate Investment Fund of the World Bank as well as the Government Representative of the African Risk Capacity of the African Union during his time at the Ministry. He had earlier worked as an Audit Senior for Deloitte for some years before his tenure at MOFEA.

From the educational front, he is a Fellow of the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA) after having studied for his ACCA at Emile Woolf College in London, UK; and banked double Masters: Master of Science (MSc) in Accounting and Financial Management from DeVry University, USA and Masters in Business Administration (MBA) in Executive Leadership from Breyer State University, USA.