Patrick Kandole is a Certified Public Accountant and the technical lead expert on local government finances and accountability at Governance Systems International. Patrick is a Certified Public Accountant (CPA) and FCCA with over ten years’ experience in private practice. Previously as a Public servant, he was largely engaged in public sector financial management at the national and local government levels for over 18 years in senior management positions. He has public sector exposure with donor funded programs, policy formulation support, budget management, internal audit and risk, economic analysis, training and curriculum designs and expenditure management. He has been highly involved in Consultancies involving quality assurances, assessment of fiduciary risk, assessment of efficiency and effectiveness, assessment of effectiveness, good governance for accountability institutions, good governance and accountability issues at local government levels, midterm review of district development plans, design of training curricula, training in the private and publicsector in service staff. He has participated in engagements at both National and International levels which has sufficiently exposed him to a good knowledge of the working of Government at all levels, cultures, CBOs, and NGOs. He is an associate consultant at the Uganda Management Institute focusing on Public Sector Finance Management at national and local government levels.