Economist, advisor, and trainer. Central bank consultant for financial market development and central bank operations. Senior macroeconomic advisor in East Timor (2012) advising on a revision to the Strategic Development Plan. Key advisor and strategist for the introduction of interbank repurchase agreements in Kenya. Co-author of both theoretical and empirical analyses of bank regulation and deposit insurance schemes. Co-author of influential econometric analyses of central bank forex intervention; “Why Do Central Banks Intervene?” reprinted in Foreign Exchange Markets (The International Library of Critical Writings in Financial Economics), Edgar Elgar Publications, 2006, Richard J. Sweeney, editor. Author of numerous publications on topics in economic and finance written for general audiences and policymakers. Project manager for model risk assessments at the USAA holding company level.