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Former Liberian government minister

W. Gyude Moore served as Liberia’s Minister of Public Works and country lead on construction and maintenance infrastructure from December 2014 to January 2018. Prior to this, he served as Deputy Chief of Staff to President Ellen Johnson-Sirleaf and Head of the President’s Delivery Unit. As one of the President’s most trusted advisors, Gyude played a crucial role in supporting President Sirleaf as Liberia shaped its post-Ebola outlook. He is currently a visiting fellow at the Center for Global Development in Washington D.C. and serves on the Board of Advisors of the Master of Science in Foreign Service Program at Georgetown University.