Augustus works for the Government of Liberia as the Deputy Minister for Economic Management at the Ministry of Finance and Development Planning. His position covers managing the aid portfolio, debt (domestics and external), macroeconomic and financial policies of the government of Liberia. He has over 18 years experience in economic analysis, fiscal management and accounting, leadership, training, business development and has actively participated in the political landscape of Liberia before his appointment to government in March 2018.
Prior to his current role, he served as Chief Executive Officer for Gusceman, Inc, a company he established with focus on business development and support services including business consulting, training designs and deliveries of various kind and institutional capacity building.
He has also worked for several institutions including Cuttington University, United States African Development Foundation – WUDARBO Project, Agency for Economic Development and Empowerment and the International Executive Service Corps (IESC), a Washington DC based entity that was implementing the USAID Investing for Business Expansion (IBEX) project in Liberia, Cultivating New Frontiers in Agriculture and Winrock International.
He holds an MBA in Finance with emphasis in investment. He is currently doing his Doctor of Business Administration and holds several certificates in Business Development, Financial Management, Grant and Project Management, Economic Development, and is a certified trainer.