Manuel Morga
Manuel Morga Senior Independent Consultant
Last update: Apr 22, 2024
Manuel Morga Senior Independent Consultant
Last update: Apr 22, 2024
Visayan, English, Spanish, Tagalog
Highest Degree:
47 years
Procurement, Monitoring & Evaluation, Public Administration, Inst. Devt. & Cap. building, Programme & Resource Management, Finance & Accounting, Audit
1822 F. T. Benitez Street, Malate, Manila 1004, Philippines
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  • PhD in Commerce major in management and Master in Public Administration with excellent command of English.
  • Seasoned professional practitioner with over 42 years of combined experiences in public administration, public financial management, institutional and capacity development, monitoring and evaluation and international development.
  • Senior public official for 25 years (former Director in the Department of Budget and Management, Philippines) responsible for governmental institutional strengthening and reforms in public resource management and public financial management systems and processes, conduct of policy and management evaluation studies, monitoring and evaluation of policy and program / project implementation, planning and budgeting, organizational and functional reviews, position classification and salary restructuring, operational performance audit and improvement, local government finance and budgeting, revenue improvement, and related modalities in strengthening institutional services in public financial management and regional development programs.
  • Learning facilitator/mentor, educationist and researcher at advanced graduate level in public finance / administration and governance, development studies and economics for more than 35 years (since 1977) advising students and coaching practitioners in different fields of engagements and specialized research areas in academic and educational management, policy development, program and process redesign and implementation, and capability enhancements through seminars and lectures in innovative-centric applied development and change management areas;
  • International public sector consultant for more than 20 years performing team leadership, advisory and key technical expertise in packages or sub-packages of public administration and civil service reforms; financial planning, expenditure management, procurement; fiscal decentralization and subnational planning and budgeting reforms, and budget support reforms; organizational development, human resource management and compensation reforms; agriculture sector reforms; public investment reforms; program / project monitoring and evaluation; health sector development reforms; education reforms; and the like, particularly in strengthening competencies and capacities in different modalities of improving quality, efficiency, effectiveness, sustainability and impact of results-based public service delivery and performance of human resources and public institutions at sectoral, institutional and government-wide settings paving for accessibility, availability, equity, transparency and accountability of public service areas in health, education, agriculture, social welfare and protection, public works and highways, environment and natural resources, land management, local government, and the general administration and support services of developing and transitional countries.
  • Experience and adeptness in conducting (since 1977) monitoring and different evaluation research methodologies, assessment of intervention logic and theory of change (TOC) of strategic reform impacts, and development of knowledge products in public administration, economics, public financial management and multi-dimensional development fields in PFM programmes and related modalities with emphasis on policy reform implementation, strengthening organizational development, institutional and capacity building for improved service delivery, budget support, results and productivity, and project management in Afghanistan, Azerbaijan, East Timor, Indonesia, Liberia, Myanmar, Mongolia, Nepal, PDR Lao, Philippines, and Somalia.
  • Experiences and knowledge of ADB, USAID, World Bank, UNDP, EU development cooperation.