Kamira Sanchez Nicosia
Country: Panama (Germany)
Dr. Kamira Sánchez joined the IPSASB in January 2020, as a self-nominee.
Dr. Sánchez is Manager at EY Germany and is part of the Global Public Sector Accounting team of EY, where she is involved in international IPSAS conversion projects in Europe and Latin America. Previous to this role, she served as head of the Accounting Norms and Continuous Improvements department at the Directorate of National Accounting of the Ministry of Economy and Finances of the Republic of Panama. Among her functions, she was Chair of the Committee of changes to the ERP software being implemented in public sector institutions and she worked on and supervised ERP changes to comply with new accounting standards requirements.
Dr. Sánchez holds a Ph.D. degree in Economics from the Friedrich-Schiller University Jena (Germany), a Master degree in Finances from the Universidad del Valle de México (Mexico) and a Bachelor degree in Bilingual Tourism Business Administration from the University of Panama. During her studies, Dr. Sánchez was scholarship holder of the German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD) and the Ministry of Economy and Finances of the Republic of Panama.
Dr. Sánchez is member of the Economists Association of Panama and is affiliated researcher of the Chair of Public Finance in the Faculty of Economics at the Friedrich-Schiller University Jena, Germany.