Solomon Kamanda has over 26 years of experience in the financial, operational, and logistical management of multi-million-dollar development programming across Africa with 16 years in Liberia. he is an expert in ensuring compliant procurement and budgetary processes and procedures per USAID and U.S Department of States regulations, as well as senior-level management of staff. Solomon has a deep knowledge of full-cycle activity implementation from startup to closing and serves as Program Management Specialist - Finance & Operations Consultant at Democracy International and will serve as Finance & Operations Director. Prior to this role, Mr. Kamanda served as Operations & Audit Consultant and Director of Operations & Administration at The Kaizen Company; Country Operations Manager at Internews; Acting Chief of Party, Deputy Chief of Party & Full -Time Senior Director of Operations at FHI 360; and Country Operations, Human Resources, and Administration Manager at Danish Refugee Council. He holds a Bachelor of Science in Geology and Geography from the University of Sierra Leone and currently pursuing MSC in Supply Chain and International Relationship at Robert Kennedy University.