Abdul Jabbar Ghayoor, Director, Accounting
Abdul Jabbar Ghayoor serves as the International Foundation for Electoral Systems’ (IFES) director of accounting.
He has 14 years of experience in accounting, auditing, financial management and operations management for several international development and humanitarian firms. He previously worked at DevTech Systems, Inc., NORC at the University of Chicago, Global Communities, Chemonics International and Development Alternatives, Inc., where he held different senior finance and administration roles and implemented projects in Afghanistan, Jordan, Liberia, Nigeria and the United States. During the 2014 Ebola crisis, he served as the finance lead for several projects funded by the United States Agency for International Development, GIZ and the Coca-Cola Foundation. He has been responsible for full cycle accounting and financial reporting and led the transition to new enterprise resource planning systems for his employers.
Ghayoor holds a master’s degree in accounting and finance from the University of Maryland University College, an MBA from the International Business School of Scandinavia Denmark and is a certified fraud examiner.