Alejandro Mercedes

Experienced Public Financial Sector Reform Coordinator

Dominican Republic

Senior Adviser on Public Sector Reforms – Public Sector Financial Management – Strategic Planning – Project Management- Business Process Design – Economic Policy.

Experience:
International multilateral institutions, Government, Private sector organizations, NGOs, Economic Think-tanks, Private enterprises, Public private partnerships.
13+ years in ECONOMIC POLICY
5+ years in PUBLIC POLICY
3 years in FINANCIAL MANAGEMENT
2 years in PUBLIC PRIVATE PARTNERSHIPS
2 years in STATISTICAL ANALYSIS
1 year in SOCIAL DEVELOPMENT

Senior Advisor
National Budget Office – DIGEPRES
Santo Domingo, DN. República Dominicana.

– Diagnosed the level of institutional compliance with the legal mandates
– Redesigned the organizational structure for the DIGEPRES aligned with the new regulatory framework.
– Supervised the efforts that improved the institution’s overall PEFA results from ‘D’ to ‘A’, achieving 80% of the country’s ‘A’ grades in the 2016 Public Expenditure and Financial Accountability evaluation.
– Co-authored the institutional publications that granted the recognition to the DR from the Open Budget Initiative as the world’s biggest improvement between the 2010 and 2016 surveys.

Budgetary Reform Project Coordinator – DIGEPRES
National Budget Office, Dominican Republic
Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic

– Coordinated and designed the country’s new Public Budgetary System
-Devised and implemented the Institutional Strengthening and Capacity Building Project for of the Dominican Republic’s National Budget Office
– Orchestrated the efforts of dozens of public institutions, international organizations an… See more

Ministry of Economy, Planning and Development
Economic Advisor
Ministry of Economy, Planning and Development
Santo Domingo, DN, República Dominicana

– Advised the Ministry on public financial management and public investment topics.
– Promoted the country’s membership at the OECD’s Development Center.
– Current focal point between the Dominican Government and the OECD.
– Enhanced the relations with multilateral financial and development institutions…. See more

Public Investment Bureau
General Director
Public Investment Bureau
Santo Domingo, D.N. Dominican Republic

– Created and consolidated the bureau.
– Formulated the country’s 2007-2009 Public Investment Budgets.
– Programmed and managed projects annually equivalent to 5% of GDP.
– Developed the country’s Public Investment System…. See more

National Planning Office – ONAPLAN
Deputy Technical Director
National Planning Office – ONAPLAN
Dominican Republic

– Formulated the 2005-2006 Public Investment Budgets
– Drafted and/or co-authored the 2006 Structural Reform Laws regarding the planning and investment laws.
– Reviewed the Budget and the creation of the Ministry of Finance laws…. See more

Verizon
Datamining Intelligence Senior Analyst
Verizon
Dominican Republic
Rocas Molidas
Gerente Financiero

Rocas Molidas
San Cristobal, Dominican Republic

Comisión de Reforma de la Empresa Pública
Especialista Sectorial Unidad Técnica CORDE
Comisión de Reforma de la Empresa Pública
Dominican Republic

Cámara de Comercio y Producción de Santo Domingo
Encargado Departamento Económico
Cámara de Comercio y Producción de Santo Domingo
Dominican Republic

CIECA
Investigador Asociado

Red Ciudadana de Observadores Electorales
Coordinador para el Distrito Nacional

Red Ciudadana de Observadores Electorales
Santo Domingo, D.N. República Dominicana

Banco Interamericano de Desarrollo
Pasantía – Elaboración de Mapa de Pobreza de la República Dominicana
Banco Interamericano de Desarrollo
Santo Domingo, República Dominicana
Pasantía en la representación local del BID colaborando en la Elaboración de Mapa de Pobreza de la República Dominicana según Índice de Necesidades Básicas Insatisfechas a nivel municipal para proyecto PROCOMUNIDAD con la consultora America Bastidas.