Pursuant to article 15 of the Charter, the OLACEFS Presidency is held by a full member Supreme Audit Institution (SAI), represented by its head and elected by the General Assembly for three-year term, without re-election.
During the 2019 – 2021 term, the OLACEFS Presidency is held by the Office of the Comptroller General of the Republic of Peru, elected in the framework of the XXVIII OLACEFS Ordinary General Assembly, which took place in October 2018 in Buenos Aires, Argentina. Its functions and duties are detailed in articles 24 and 25 of the Regulations of the Charter.
The President of the OLACEFS is Nelson Eduardo Shack Yalta, Comptroller General of the Republic of Peru, whose mission is to “direct, supervise and execute the oversight of public entities and thereby contribute to the effective, efficient and transparent use of public resources.”
Mr. Shack Yalta holds a Master’s Degree in Management and Public Policy from the Universidad de Chile and a degree in Economics from the Universidad del Pacífico. He has worked as General Director of Economic and Social Affairs for the Peruvian Ministry of Economy and Finance, National Director of the State Budget of Peru, and as Director of the Banco de la Nación. He was also coordinator of the Project for the Improvement of Justice Services in Peru, a modernization project of the Justice Administration that was carried out with the technical and financial support of the World Bank.
In addition, Mr. Shack Yalta is an experienced international consultant, having carried out work for the Inter-American Development Bank, the World Bank, the Delegation of the European Commission, and the Economic Commission for Latin America, in more than a dozen countries in the region (including Argentina, Bolivia, Colombia, Costa Rica, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, Mexico, Nicaragua, Panama, Paraguay and Uruguay). His consulting expertise includes the following areas: program budgets and results, multiannual programming, participatory budgeting, strategic planning, investment scheduling, public acquisitions, performance audits and developing Public Expenditure and Financial Accountability (PEFA) and Public Expenditure Quality Analysis Studies in the security and justice fields.
Mr. Shack Yalta has been a member of the Advisory Board of the Presidency of Peru’s Judicial Branch and President of the Invierte Peru National Association (ANIP) – a non-profit association that brings together professionals to analyze, reflect, and take action to manage and share knowledge on the management of public investment and its relationship with planning, budgeting and public procurement systems.
Mr. Shack Yalta has been Comptroller General of the Republic of Peru as of July 20th, 2017.
Mr. Nelson Eduardo Shack Yalta
|Address||Jr. Camilo Carrillo N° 114, Jesús María, Lima 11.|
|OLACEFS Liaison Staff||Ms. Dewi Carolina Zamora Mendoza|
|Phone||+51 1 330-3000
Ext. 1429 / 1266 / 1265