Minister of Finance and Development David Omashola Carew of Sierra Leone

Carew was born in Freetown to Creole parents.
Carew is married to a Creole and has two children.
The new Minister of Finance Development, David Omashola Carew is a relatively unknown figure in the country’s national politics but within the nation’s financial circles, he is generally regarded as THE Financial Guru who has successfully headed the nation’s Number One Accounting Management Consultancy Firm, KPMG for the last ten years.
In 1989, David Carew was admitted to Partnership Status in KPMG-Sierra Leone and again in 1991, he was made a Partner in the KPMG-Gambia operations.
David Carew is a Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in Nigeria and also a Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in Sierra Leone, where he is a Past President.
Until his nomination yesterday to be the new Minister of Finance and Development in Sierra Leone, David Carew was the Managing Partner for KPMG-Sierra Leone and for delivering KPMG services to clients in The Gambia and Liberia.
David Carew is in his early fifties, happily married with two children.
Carew is also known to be a philanthropist who regularly undertakes the payment of school and college fees for needy Sierra Leoneans.