Wil Bako Freeman | Managing Director
Liberia Airports Authority

Wil Bako Freeman, Managing Director, Liberia Airports Authority

Mr. Freeman currently serves as the Managing Director of the Liberia Airport Authority (LAA), responsible for the operations of all airports within Liberia. Prior to his appointment as Managing Director of the Liberia Airport Authority, Mr. Freeman served as the Director, Operations and Regional Integration and Director, Corporate Services at the West African Monetary Institute (WAMI), a specialized agency of ECOWAS working towards the realization of a common currency and Central Bank for West Africa.  Before August 2010 when Mr. Freeman joined WAMI, he served as the Program Coordinator (Head) of the Liberia Better Business Forum (LBBF) of the International Finance Corporation (IFC), the private sector arm of the World Bank Group.
 
Prior to IFC/World Bank, Mr. Freeman was a Senior Advisor to the Minister of Commerce in Liberia from October 2006 to September 2007 and a Central Banker specializing in Banking Supervision and Market Risk Management for 9 years with the Federal Reserve Bank of New York in New York City, USA.
 
Mr. Freeman is a highly motivated and experienced professional with over eighteen years of cross-functional experience working in the United States, Ghana, Liberia and internationally within a variety of disciplines such as: Central Banker/ Economist/ Private Sector Development Specialist.

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