Florence Kuteesa (1960) was acting director budget in the Ministry of Finance, Planning and Economic Development in Uganda and is since 2007 serving as a Public Financial Management Advisor with IMF East African Regional Technical Assistance Centre (East AFRITAC). From 2005-2006 she was at PricewaterhouseCoopers, Nairobi, working on enhancement of efficiency in the use of public resources in the region.
After her study in economics at the Makerere University in Uganda and her Master in human resource development at the Victoria University of Manchester (UK), she started her career in 1983 at the Ministry of Planning and Economic Development in Uganda. In 1998, she moved to the Budget Policy Department as commis-sioner responsible for the coordination of the budget process and reforms.
Since 1997, she is a member for Uganda of the Executive Committee on African Poverty Reduction Network and since 1999 chairperson for Uganda of the Council for Economic Empowerment of Women in Africa.