Veronica Ramcharan (Programming Director) is a Policy Advisor for the Government of Manitoba and provides research, policy analysis, and coordination support on key files in managing Manitoba’s relationships with the federal, provincial, and territorial governments. Prior to joining the Government of Manitoba, Veronica was a Senior Advisor to the Executive Director at the International Monetary Fund in Washington DC. She also previously served as a Senior Economist for the Central Bank of Trinidad and Tobago.
She has over 20 years of experience in the financial/economic environment, strategic management, coordinating and monitoring complex multi-party initiatives in the intergovernmental sphere and financial sectors, along with a working knowledge of Information Technology demands and the ability to identify opportunities for IT-enabled business efficiency improvements.
Veronica has a Master’s in Business Administration from Heriot-Watt University, a BSc in Information Systems & Management from the University of London, and holds both the Certified Financial Crime Specialist and Certified Anti-Money Laundering Specialist designations, as well as diplomas in Human Resources Management, Investment Products & Characteristics and Safety Management Policies & Procedures.
Veronica has co-authored articles on the risks associated with correspondent banking relationships and the consequences of financial exclusion in the Caribbean and small states, which have been published in the Huffington Post, Seeking Alpha, and EconoMonitor websites and continue to be cited by many global institutions.