United Nations Economic Commission for Africa, Addis Ababa
Chief Budget Officer/Chief of Unit, Budget Unit, DOA- Finance & Budget Section
Mai-Ellen Russ Jarrett is the Chief Budget Officer/Chief of Budget Unit in the Finance and Budget Section of the Division of Administration at the Economic Commission for Africa. Her areas of expertise include business administration, programme management, financial accounting and budgeting. Prior to joining ECA, she worked as an Auditor with Coopers and Lybrand Chartered Accountants and as Financial Controller and Management Accountant in the United Kingdom for Companies such as Probus Estates Plc., Hammersons Plc., the Royal Palaces Agency and the BBC Television. Ms. Russ Jarrett is a Fellow Chartered Certified Accountant (FCCA) with the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants and holds a M.A. in business administration from the Oxford Brookes University, United Kingdom. Ms. Russ Jarrett has previously served the Economic Commission for Africa extensively in the following roles: Programme Management Officer, Chief of Payroll, Chief of Accounts and Chief of Finance.