EMMANUEL TAYLOR - Internal Auditor
Emmanuel Taylor is the Head of Internal Audit at NaCSA who is charged with the responsibility of assuring Senior Management and the Board that processes leading to the identification of risk associated with project deliverables are within acceptable appetite, and that the level of controls around the use of both donor and Government of Sierra Leone funds are utilized in line with applicable regulations and standards. NaCSA being recognized as a key institution of the Government has a highly talented team of professionals- Emmanuel being one of them- contribute in promoting community-based, demand-driven and sustainable social and economic activities leading to the alleviation of poverty and human capital development, especially among the poor and marginalized groups.
As the Head of Internal Audit, Emmanuel’s goal is to support the Commission in mitigating risk and providing assurance audit services to support management and the board in making critical decisions. His responsibilities in this role include risk identification and assessment and proffering best practices on how to mitigate against those issues as well managing emerging risk, across the country.
Emmanuel brings to his position a well-established background in the financial services industry as well as project management audit- both locally & international. Prior to taking on this role at NaCSA, he has worked in the top three banks in Sierra Leone (UBA, SLCB & Keystone Bank) at Management positions in Audit & Controls. He left the financial services industry in 2010 and joined ActionAid International at management level as Head of Audit in the Sierra Lone Country Program and later was part of the international team that led audit in countries like Rwanda, Ghana and Kenya.
Emmanuel holds a Master’s degree in Finance from Zhongnan University of Economics and Law in the People’s Republic of China and also graduate from the University of Sierra Leone, with over 10 years of professional auditing experience in Risk and Financial management and Internal Controls.