Public Financial Management Advisor: Celeste Kubasta



Ms. Celeste Marie Kubasta is a Public Financial Management (PFM) Advisor who has been working for the IMF in regional technical assistance centers since June 2013. She previously worked with centers in the Caribbean and Pacific.  With over thirty years of experience, she has worked on implementation of public finance management reforms in policy formulation, budget preparation, execution, and financial reporting processes. She has experience with government business enterprises and risk management in addition to auditing and IT system implementation.  Prior to joining the IMF, she worked for US Treasury providing technical assistance in Africa and the Middle East, was the Deputy Budget Director in North Dakota, and taught financial management courses at local universities.