Yvonne Aki-Sawyerr is Mayor of Freetown City Council, Sierra Leone, since May 2018. A finance professional by background, she is committed to transforming the city’s services, infrastructure and environment using an inclusive data-driven approach. Her three-year Transform Freetown plan details 19 concrete targets in 11 sectors covering issues ranging from waste management to improving urban planning and tackling environmental degradation. Yvonne’s public-sector engagement began with her work as Director of Planning at the National Ebola Response Centre during the Ebola outbreak of 2014-2015.
- Sierra Leone
- Areas of Impact
Freetown City Council
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