Irene Coleman Davies
Irene Coleman Davies is a business professional with extensive professional experience in non for profit accounting systems for charities, churches, social economic organizations. She also has financial experience in working with the public sector and big corporate entities.
Born in Kokoya Bong County on November 22, 1971, Irene commenced her primary education at the Bassa Elementary Demonstration School where she completed six grade in 1986. She later enrolled at the Bassa High School in 1987 and subsequently St. Martins High School in Gbarnga briefly before graduating from the Monrovia College High School on Camp Johnson Road in 1996. She studied at the University of Liberia and obtained a Bachelors of Business Administration Degree in Accounting in 2006 and later obtained a Master of Business Administration Degree also in Accounting from the Cuttington University Graduate School of Business in 2010. She has also attended several workshops and seminars and received certificates including proficiency in Microsoft office applications, SME Customer Service and Small Business Planning.
Mrs Davies kicked off her financial career as intern with the Search for Common Grounds Talking Drums Studio in 2005. She was elevated to Finance Assistant in 2006. In 2007 she joined the National Human Rights Center of Liberia as Finance and Administrative Officer. In 2007 she worked with the Sirleaf Market Women Fund as Finance and Administrative Officer. Her keen attention for accountability and transparency lead the 2011 Presidential Campaign Team of H.E Ellen Johnson Sirleaf to offer her the post of Chief Financial Officer of the Campaign Team. She accepted that request and performed with distinction. She later joined the Ministry of Youth and Sports as Comptroller after the 2011 Election Process and served in that capacity up to 2013.She left the Ministry of Youth and Sports to pursue private practice and administer the affairs of the Trumpet of Praise Tabernacle. She also served as interim chief financial officer by SRIMEX on financial consultancy basis.
She serves on the Administrative Board of the Trumpet of Praise Tabernacle School System. She is also an active advocate on women’s issues in her community.
Irene Coleman Davies has been married to John B. S. Davies for 19 years and the union is blessed with three children.