Ms. Kayanna Burke holds a bachelor’s degree in Economics from the University of the West Indies in Barbados. She currently works as an Establishment Officer in the Policy, Planning, and Administration Division of the Ministry of Finance of St. Vincent & the Grenadines. In this role, Ms. Burke is responsible for researching and reporting on all aspects of public finance, policy and strategic planning, human resource development and good governance, with special emphasis on personal expenditure policy. She plans to build her knowledge in the area of public finance management, public expenditure and budgeting during her fellowship year. Post fellowship, Ms. Burke plans to leverage her knowledge and skills in these areas to help the ministry effectively implement policies to achieve its goal of ensuring economic development and security.