Brook TayeSenior Advisor at Finance Ministry, Democratic Republic of Ethiopia
Dr. Brook Taye is the Senior Advisor at the Ministry of Finance of Ethiopia. He currently supports the Ministry with its ambitious economic transformation strategy that focuses on realigning the growth trajectory of the country towards a private sector lead economy. Part of Dr. Brook's work at the Ministry includes the privatization and liberalization activities of the Government, liability management and debt optimization of sovereign debt, sectoral and state-owned enterprises reform undertakings. Dr. Brook is part of the team that led the issuance of the first private sector owned new full-service telecom licenses in Ethiopia. Dr. Brook have a law degree from School of Oriental and African Studies; Master’s in law and economics from University of Bologna, University of Ghent, and University of Aix-en-Provence; and a PhD from Université Paris-Saclay with a research area that focus on high growth firms. Most recently, he worked as an investment fund manager for a private equity fund in Florida and as Economist and Regulatory analyst for a banking law firm in New York.