LIBERIA: CBL Employee Gets Honor From Civil Society Organization

Mr. Hagba Dorbor, Director of Finance of the Central Bank of Liberia
Mr. Hagba Dorbor, Director of Finance of the Central Bank of Liberia

Recently a local civil society organization, the Liberia Youth Initiative (LYI) honored the Director of Finance at the Central Bank of Liberia for his numerous humanitarian services to the Liberian people over the years; an honor many Liberians think is welcoming.

The organization said Mr. Hagba Dorbor was also honored due to his tireless contributions in the Liberian banking sector, which is said worth thousands of commendations, noting that the honoree’s priority of check and balance is indeed timely in ensuring what the organization said has instilled Transparency and accountability at the Central Bank of Liberia.

Hagba, a trained accountant and a graduate of the University of Liberia, also studied finance at the University of Stellenbosch Business School where he studied finance is one of the respectable employees at the Country’s biggest financial banking institution, the Central Bank of Liberia (CBL).

For the benefit  of our many browsing public, we briefly feature below some basis profile of Honorable Hagba Dorbo, Director of Finance at the Central Bank of Liberia (CBL) who was honored by the LYI as Director of 2016/2017:

Mr. Dorbor M. Hagba, BBA, MBA,  has a vast experience in the banking sector worldwide ink sector is our Profile of the week; his professional working relationship at the Central bank of Liberia (CBL) as Director of Finance gives him the upper hand over others to capture our weekly slot as our Banker of the week.

“Hagba” as he is affectionately called by many of his peers and professional workmates, and relatives is a soft-spoken gentleman who believes in principle; serving people honestly and doing justice to those justices deserved.

He is a man who many admire and respect his professional approach to issues at all times be it at work or at social gathering.

A well-schooled Liberian banker, whose academic background has proven that indeed he is a man for the job which he occupies, and has obtained a credential from several well meaning academic institutions both in Liberia and abroad, has always .

His   Master of Business Management and Administration (MBA) Degree was obtained in 2007.  From the University of Stellenbosch Business School, Cape Town, South Africa,  Bachelor of Business Administration in Accounting, Cum Laude in 2000, University of Liberia.

Certificate of Participation in a course titled “Financial Independence, Reporting and Accountability for Central Banks at Christ’s College, Cambridge University, England, United Kingdom, September 10, 2013.

Certificate of Participation in a European Central Banking Course on Financial Reporting for Central Banks, Frankfurt, Germany, June 2011, and received a certificate of participation in a WAIFEM Regional course on Financial Risk Management. West Africa Institute of Financial and Economic Management (WAIFEM) Banjul, the Gambia- March 2013

Certificate of Achievement for successful completion of Advance  Budgeting and     Financial Control Course- at Modern Management Institute in Nairobi, Kenya, June 24, 2011.

Certificate for Completion of Course in International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS)- PWC-Ghana, Accra, Ghana, July 2010.

Certificate of participation in IT Auditing by PWC-Ghana, October 2008, Monrovia, Liberia

Certificate of participation in Risk Based Internal Audit by PWC-Ghana, October 2008, Monrovia, Liberia

He also received a certificate of participation in the Seminar on “Safeguards Assessments for Central Banks” by The Joint Africa Institute (JAI), April 17-25 in Tunis, Tunisia in collaboration with African Development Bank, International Monetary Fund, and World Bank.

Certificate of participation in a course on Money Market Instruments, Ghana National Banking College, Accra, Ghana-2005.

Certificate of participation in a WAIFEM Regional course on Capital Markets, West Africa Institute of Financial and Economic Management (WAIFEM) Lagos, Nigeria-2005.

His work experience include,  Director-Finance Department, Central Bank of Liberia-June 2012-present, Officer-in-Charge-Finance Department, Central Bank of Liberia-February 2012-June 2012, Assistant Director of Finance, Central Bank of Liberia, March 2010-February 2012, among others.

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Joel Cholo Brooks is a Liberian journalist who previously worked for several international news outlets including the BBC African Service. He is the CEO of the Global News Network which publishes two local weeklies, The Star and The GNN-Liberia Newspapers. He is a member of the Press Union Of Liberia (PUL) since 1986, and several other international organizations of journalists.