CURRICULUM VITAE FOR PATRICK HASTINGS VITO LIPHAVA Personal
Date of Birth
: May 14, 1978
Number of Children
:Ministry of Finance, Box 30049, Lilongwe 3, Malawi Cell - (265) 999 006 250, -
(265) 0881 771 165
Email â€“ email@example.com firstname.lastname@example.org Professional Profile
Nationality : Malawian Fully trained expert on Trade Law and Trade Policy at Masters degree level, with expertise and skills in policy development and alignment for economic
monitoring and evaluation with focus on the following areas. a) Project design, management and implementation. b) Trade policy formulation for economic development c) Analysis of economic development policies and be able to provide economically and legally viable policy options, d) Expertise and experience in trade negotiations on Trade in Services at regional level e.g. Common Markets for Eastern and Southern Africa (COMESA), Southern Africa Development
Partnership Agreements (EPAs), e) Skills in development of position papers for trade negotiations
negotiations, f) Skills in project management, currently implementing the Enhanced Integrated Framework (EIF) Project in the Ministry of Industry and Trade â€“ Malawi, g) Professional expertise and experiences in processing and issuing of business licenses at national level, h)
Professional expertise and experiences in handling, management and issuing of import and export permits at national level while liaising with relevant stakeholder,
i) Ability to represent the Malawi Government (Ministry of Industry and Trade) at different levels both at national and international level, a) Self starter and hard working skills with the ability to Key Competencies
initiate work and complete it without supervision, b) Skills
implementation and evaluation, c) Ability to think critically, strategically and independently, d) Highly developed mindset with a grasp of international trade regulations and policy issues with focus on Least Developed Countries (LDCs), e) Skills in policy analysis to predict outcomes of economic policies at sectoral, national and regional level, f) Ability to develop sectoral and national position papers g) High level team working skills and spirit, h) Good communication skills with strong writing, speaking and presentation skills at workshops, meetings and seminars, i) Practical knowledge of Microsoft word, excel, power point, and basic knowledge of e-views for data analysis. j) Ability to retrieve and use data from different sources including Wold Integrated Trade System (WITS) in policy analysis. 2
a) Masters’ of Science Degree (MSc) in International
Trade Law and Trade Policy: Graduated on 27 th
November, 2010 from Lund University of Sweden. The Masters Programmed focused but not limited on the following areas: i.
Economic foundation of Trade and Trade Policy
Legal Foundation of International Trade and Trade Policy
Tools of Trade Policy analysis both quantitative and qualitative
Sectoral Trade Policies and Development
Trade and Commercial Policy
Regional, Bilateral and Multilateral Trade Policies
Trade negotiations, Cooperation and Leadership
Trade Related Intellectual Property Rights, Trade and Competition Policy, and Trade in Services
Thesis: Export Diversification Growth-case of Malawi.
b) Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration (BBA) 2000 - 2005: The Polytechnic, University of Malawi. c) Postgraduate Certificates in Trade Policy, Trade Law and Economic Development (2007 - 2012) i.
Certificate: Introduction to the
WTO ET100111E ii.
21st to 25th May 2012, participated in the Regional Impact Evaluation workshop “Turning Promises into Evidence” held in Addis Ababa by World Bank
Quantitative Trade Policy Analysis from Trade 3
Policy Centre in Africa (TRAPCA); iv.
Trade in Services (TRAPCA);
International Trade Negotiations and Cooperation, (TRAPCA)
International Trade and Development (TRAPCA)
Diploma in “Aid for Trade Management and Development Policy design and implementation” by the Spanish Government 27 th September – 27th October, 2010.
Agreements in Services Trade Course (World Bank Institute) Malawi School Certificate of Education (MSCE)1995 - 1999: Dedza Government Secondary School - Malawi Work Experience
A - March 2012 to date: Principal Debt and Aid Officer in the Ministry of Finance responsible for Public Finance and Economic Management Reform Program (PFEM RP): •
Lead in the day to day operations of Public Financial and Economic Management Reform Programme (PFEM RP) and Group
secretarial services. •
Handling Procurement issues for the PFEM RP
Coordinate the following up of Public Financial and Economic Management (PFEM), Group Management (GFEM)
on Financial Working
Coordinate the following up of PFEM Action Plans
Coordinate the drawing up of Action Plans 4
Coordinate the preparation of PFEM funding projects
Coordinate the development of Terms of Reference for the Consultancies of PFEM RP in the Implementing Agencies
B - June 2007 to February 2012: Trade Officer in the Ministry of Industry and Trade responsible for formulation, analysing and implementation of trade policies and Projects on Trade Policies, a) From July 2011, Project Officer for the Enhanced Integrated Framework (EIF) Project in the Ministry of Industry and Trade. This is a project that deals with addressing Supply side constraints through coordination of donor resources with an objective to achieve economic growth through trade. b) Desk Officer for Trade in Services Negotiations at Regional level (COMESA, SADC, EPAs) in the Ministry of Industry and Trade in Malawi c) Advising the Ministry of Industry and Trade on its external trade relations with other countries; d) Handling consultations with stakeholders to develop national negotiations positions; e) Representing the Country and the Ministry of Industry and Trade at international negotiations forums with focus on Trade in Services; B,
2006 – May 2007: Revenue Officer for Malawi Revenue Authority (MRA) P. Bag 207, Blantyre. -Responsible for enhancement of Taxpayer compliance and detection of system abuse through an efficient and effective record verification and audit system.
February 2006 – October 2006: Sales Executive for Kameko Technologies Ltd. 5
promotion activities through presentations to corporate clients, and reporting to management on companyâ€™s monthly sales progress. Computer Skills a) Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Power point) very efficient b) Internet browsing, sending and receiving mail skills, very efficient c) World Integrated Trade Solutions (WITS) Data retrieval and analysis Hobbies
a. Travelling b. Analyzing and critiquing new developments in the society c. Reading and analysing economic issues
Mr. T. Ali Deputy Director of Debt and Aid Ministry of Finance P.O Box 30049, Lilongwe 3 Cell: +265884161218
Princi Minist P.O B C
Mr. Newby H. Kumwembe Principal Secretary Administration Ministry of Finance P.O Box 30049, Lilongwe 3 cell: +265888872900. Pierre SauvĂ¨ Deputy Managing Director Director of Studies WTI, University of Bern Hallerstrasse 6, CH-3012 Bern, Switzerland Tel. +41326315496 Email:email@example.com
Mr. Temwa Gondwe Economist at World Bank Malawi Office Email: firstname.lastname@example.orgemail@example.com Cell: +265999952310
Markus Jelitto Team Leader GFA/GIZ SADC Trade in Services Project PO Box 45976 Gaborone Botswana firstname.lastname@example.org, or email@example.com (Office): +267 361 1066 (Mobile): +267 750 3575 4