W. Gyude Moore
Senior Policy Fellow | Center for Global Development
W. Gyude Moore is a senior policy fellow at the Center for Global Development. He previously served as Liberia’s Minister of Public Works with oversight over the construction and maintenance of public infrastructure from December 2014 to January 2018.
Prior to that role, Moore served as Deputy Chief of Staff to President Ellen Johnson-Sirleaf and Head of the President’s Delivery Unit (PDU). As Head of the PDU, his team monitored progress and drove delivery of the Public Sector Investment Program of Liberia after the civil war. He also played a crucial role in supporting the government of Liberia during the Ebola outbreak. His research tracks the channels of private sources of finance, the rise of China and its expanding role in Africa, and Africa’s response to these changes.