Mr. Jigba Josephus Yilla is a professional accountant (ACCA trained and qualified) and holds a Bachelor of Science (BSc) degree in Economics with honours from Fourah Bay College, University of Sierra Leone and a Masters of Business Administration (MBA) from London Metropolitan University with distinction, specialising in Oil, Gas and Energy Management.
Mr Yilla is also a financial management specialist with over 17 years of experience working in various positions in the Accounting and Finance Department of Guma Valley Water Company, in Freetown Sierra Leone, of which eight years were in senior management positions. He eventually took over full responsibility for the overall supervision and management of the Finance Department as the Acting Finance Manager from March 2010 unto December 2012.
Prior to his appointment with TRANSCO CLSG in November 2014, Mr. Yilla worked briefly as Finance and Admin Manager with ENCISS Sierra Leone in October 2014, a DFID funded NGO advocating for citizen’s rights and voice. He is a champion of sustainable development and climate change.
Mr. Yilla is happily married with four children.