Minister without Portfolio in the Ministry of Finance and Planning Horace Dalley (left) and IDB Country Representative Therese Turner-Jones. The government of Jamaica announced on July 31 the launch of the country’s first electronic procurement platform, which will improve the efficiency and quality of public procurement. The system was funded jointly by the government of … [Read more...] about Jamaica launches new electronic procurement system
Leslie Harper has over 20 years of experience as an international development professional working on Latin America and the Caribbean and is an expert in public procurement reform and modernization. She joined the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) in 1999, and currently serves as coordinator for the topic of public procurement for the Institutions for Development Department. She oversees programs in the 26 IDB member countries including portfolio and knowledge management. She is the Gender and Diversity Focal Point for the Fiscal Management Division where she is responsible for portfolio monitoring and mainstreaming of gender and diversity in fiscal projects. She has been the lead on high profile events and knowledge products to promote cutting edge trends in the topic.