Female Finance Ministers 1920-99

Worldwide Guide to Women in Leadership




The Portfolio did long remain a male domain but during the last couple of years more and more women has been appointed to take care of the finance and economy, which is traditionally one of the most important ministries. Deputy Ministers can be found in the entries about the government 
members in 
Women in governments by country

1929-36 People's Commissar of Finance Varvara Nikolaevna Yakovlevaa, Russia (USSR)

Circa 1920-29 Deputy Peoples Commissar for Enlightenment (Education) in USSR. In 1938 she was imprisoned in one of Stalin's purges and was either executed or died in a Gulak Camp. She lived (1884-1944)

1930-40 People's Commissar of Fishery Economy Polina Semenovna Zemcuzina, United Socialist Soviet Republics (USSR)

Her surname is also transcribed as Zhemchuzhina. In 1930 she was Deputy Minister of Food Industry, Wife of Premier Minister Molotov (1930-40). She lived (1896-1967)

1939-43 People's Commissar of State Control of the Economy Rozaliia Samoilovna Zemliachka, United Socialist Soviet Republics (USSR)

Also known as Rozaliya Samoylovna Zalkind, she was member of the Social Democratic Party from 1898 and member of it's Central Committee in 1903. Ative in the 1905 Moscow-revolution and in 1909 Secretary of the Party Organization in Baku before immigrating. She returned during World War I, and during the Civil War she was head of the political department of the 8th and 13th armies. First Secretary of the Crimean Party 1920-21 and one of the persons responsible for the blood bath in the area. She held many high party posts before becoming member of the Central Committee of the Communist Party and Vice-President of the Council of People's Commissars and in charge of State Control of the Economy. She lived (1876-1947).

1947-48 Minister without Portfolio for Household Economy 
1948-49 Minister of  Household Economy Karin Kock Lindberg, Sweden

She lived (1891-1976)

1969-70 Minister of Finance Indira Gandhi, India

One of the many Portfolios’ Indira Gandhi held during her tenure as Prime Minister 1966-77 and 1980-84 was that of Finance. She lived (1917-84)

1970-77 Minister of Planning, Economy and 
Plan-implementation Sirimavo Ratwatte Dias Bandaranaike, Sri Lanka

During her first two tenures as Prime Minister 1960-66, 1970-77, she held various other Portfolios. During the last 1994-2000 she was only chief of government. She lived (1916-2000).

1971-72 Second Minister of Finance (Taxation) Margit Eskman, Finland  

In 1970 she was Minister in the Office of the Premier Minister


1975-79 Minister of Finance Marie-Christine Mbokou, Central African Republic

On October 4th-8th 1976 she led the Central African Republic delegation to a IMF and World Bank meeting in Manila, Philippines.

1976-77 Minister of the Treasury and National Revenue Monique Bégin, Canada

1975-76 Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister for External Affairs, 1977-79 and 1980-93 Minister of National Health and Welfare. Progressive Conservative MP 1972-84. (b. 1936-)

1976-89, 1991-96 Representative of the King  in the Ministry of Finance H.R.H. Ashi Sonam Chhoden Wangchuk, Bhutan

Chairperson of Royal Insurance Corporation since 1975, of Druk Air from 1980 Corporation, of National Women's Association from 1981,of Royal Civil Service Commission and Royal Monetary Authority since 1982. 1991-94 and 1997-98 Representitive in Ministry of Agriculture. (b. 1953-).

1976-79 Paymaster General Shirley Williams, United Kingdom 
1966-67 she was Parliamentary Secretary of Labour, 1967-68 Parliamentary Secretary of Technology, 1969-70 Minister of State of Home Office, Shadow Home Secretary 1971-73, 1974-76 Secretary of State of Prize and Consumer’s Affairs. 1976-79 she was also and Secretary of State of Education. In 1976 she was candidate for the leadership of Labour Leadership, later one of the founding members and 1982-87 President of Social Democratic Party and afterwards a leading member of the Liberal Democrats after the merger of SDP with the Liberal Party, 1993 created Baroness Williams of Crosby. (b. 1930- ).

1978 Minister in the Ministry of Finance Marilyn Gordon, Trinidad and Tobago

1972-76 Parliamentary Secretary for Better Village Program, 1976-78 Parliamentary Secretary of Sports, 1978-79 Minister in the Ministry of Industry and Trade, 1979-81 Minister of Transport, 1981 Minister of Culture, Sport and Youth, 1981-82 Minister of Transport, 1982-85 Minister of Culture, Sport and Youth, 1985 Minister of Education, and according to some newspaper articles, also Minister of National Security at some point.

1979-80 Minister of Finance Ellen Johnson-Sirleaf, Liberia

1972-73 and 1977-79 Secretary of State of Finance, 1980 President of the National Bank, 1980-85 Leading Member of the Opposition, 1985-86 in Prison, 1990-94 Leading member of exile-government of Amos Sawyer in United States of America, 1994-97 African Director of the UNDP (United Nations Development Program). From 1997 Leader of the Unity Party. Presidential Candidate in 1997, Candidate for the Chairmanship of the National Transitional Government in 2003 and finally won the presidential elections in November 2005 and took office in January 2006. She is divorced, mother of a number of children, and grandmother. (b. 1938-).

1979-81 Minister in the Ministry of Finance Norma Lewis-Phillip, Trinidad and Tobago

1978-79 Parliamentary Secretary of Finance, 1981-82 Minister of Local Government, 1982 Minister in the Ministry of Health and Environment. (d. 2008).

1979-81 Minister of Finance Gloria Amon Nikoi, Ghana

In 1969-74 she was Deputy Chief of Mission to the UN, 1979 Minister of Foreign Affairs and 1979-81 Member of the Revolutionary Council of The Armed Forces (Junta), from 1981 Chairperson of the Bank of Housing and Construction. (b. 1930-).

1979-81 Second Minister of Finance (Taxation) Pirkko Anikki Työläjärvi

1975-76 Second Minister of Health and Social Affairs, 1977-79 Minister of Health and Social Affairs 1977-82 Minister of Nordic Co-operation, 1981-82 Minister of Trade and Industry, From 1982-85 Deputy Speaker of the Riksdag/Edskunan, 1982-83 Chairperson of the Foreign Affairs Committee, 1985-99 Landshövding-Maraherra (Governor) of Ĺbo/Turku and Pori Province. (b. 1938- ).

1980-84 Minister of Economy Colette Flesh, Luxembourg

Also Vice-Premier, Minister of Foreign Affairs, External Trade and the Self Employed and Minister of Justice. See biography at Vice Premiers 1920-90 (b. 1934- ).


1980-98 Minister of Finance Yun Gi-jong, North Korea

No other information found about her.

1980-83 Minister of Finance Dame Margaret Guilfoyle, Australia

1975 Minister of Education,1975-80 Minister of Social Affairs and from 1980 concurrently Minister Assisting the Prime Minister on Child Care Matters (b. 1926 in Belfast, Northern Ireland)

1980-95 Minister of Finance Dame M. Eugenia Charles, Dominica

As Prime Minister she was also Minister of External Affairs, Trade and Industry, Defence, Minister of Information and Public Relations. In 1992 she was Knighted by Queen Elizabeth of the United Kingdom, the former Head of State of Dominica. Unmarried and lived (1916-2005).

1980-84 Secretary of The Treasury Carmen Ana Culpeper, Puerto Rico

Later had posts in the financial and public sector, 2000 as head of the Puertorican Telecommunication Company. 


1982 Minister of Economic Affairs M. Croes, Nederlandse Antillen

1982 Minister of Health and Environment1982-84 Minister of Welfare, Youth, Sports, Culture and Recreation

1982-83 Minister of Economy Maria L. Ph. Liberia-Peters, Nederlandse Antillen

1984-86 and 1988-93 Premier Minister,  Minister of General Affairs and the Interior, Minister of Health and Environment. (b.1941-)  

1983 Minister of Coordination Maritza Izaguirre Porras
1998-99 Minister of National Public Finance, Venezuela

Between 1982-83 Venezuelan Governor in the World Bank and later official in the Inter-American Development Bank. (b. 1939-)

1983-? Minister of Economy Leticia Matay, Honduras

1981-83 she was Subsecretary for Industry and Internal Trade in Ministry of Economy and Trade and later she became rector of the University of Technology. 

1984-89 Minister of Finances, Trade and Environment Jóngerđ Purkhús, The Faero Islands
1989-91 Minister of Economy, Statistics, Transport and Justice

The territory's first female minister and later worked as Assistant Secretary of Budget in the Ministry of Economy

Circa 1985 Minister of Finance and Credit Maria Mercedes Cuéllar de Martinez, Colombia  

1982-84 Vice-Minister of Housing and Public Works, 1984-85 Vice-Minister of Finance and Credit In 1988 she became Director of National Planning. And in 1999 she was candidate in the primary for the liberal party's selection of a Presidential candidate.

1986-90 Secretary of State of Finance and Budget Clara Boscagli, San Marino

1974-76 Minister of State of Public Works, 1976-78 Minister of State of the Interior, 1979-84 Secretary General of Partito Democratico Cristiano. She lived (1930-90)

1986-87 Secretary of Economic Planning Solita Collas-Monsod, Philippines
1987-89 Cabinet Member and Director General for the National Economic and Development Department



1987-91 Minister of Finance Bintou Sango, Burkino Faso

No other information found about her.

1987-93 Secretary of Economy   Anson Chan-fan On Sang, Hong Kong (United Kingdom/China)

1993 Secretary of The Civil Service and 1993-2001 Chief Secretary. See Premier Ministers of External Territories (b. 1940-)

1988-90 and 1993-96 Minister of Finance and Economy Benazir Bhutto, Pakistan  

During her tenures as Prime Minister she held various Portfolios. She was killed by a sucide bomb. She lived (1953-2007)

1988-90 Minister of Finance Shirley Kuo Wang-jung, Taiwan
1990-93 Minister of State and Chairperson of Council of Economic Development

1973-77 Deputy Chairperson of Economic Planning Council, 1977-79 Deputy Chairperson of the Council of Economic Planning Development, 1979-88 Deputy Governor of the Central Bank of China, the National Bank of Taiwan 1993-98 and 1999-2000 Minister of State and 1998-99 Minister without Portfolio. Also known as Dr. Shirley W.Y. Kuo. (b. 1930-)

1988-89 President of The Treasury Board Pat Carney, Canada

Patricia Carney was Progressive Conservative MP 1980-84, 1984 Minister of State for Finance, 1984-87 Minister of Energy, Mines and Resources, 1986-87 Minister of International Trade, 1988 Minister of Foreign Trade and appointed Senator in 1990. (b. 1935-).

1989-90 Minister of Economy Kasimiera Danutė Prunskienė, Lithuania

1909-90 also Deputy Prime Minister, 1990-91 Prime Minister and later Minister of Agriculture.

1989-90 Minister of Economy Prof. Dr. Christa Luft, German Democratic Republic (DDR)

Also Vice-Premier, 1994-2002 Deputy Parliamentary Leader of The Party of Democratic Socialism (PDS) in the Federal Assembly (Bundestag). See also Vice Premiers 1920-90. (b. 1937-)


1989-90 Minister of Finance Uta Nickel, German Democratic Republic (DDR)

1988-89 she was State Secretary for Finances (b. 1941-)

1989-90 Minister of Finance Eglée Iturbe de Blanco, Venezuela

Former Vice-Minister of Finance and International Banking official

1989-90 Minister of State, Director General of the Economic Planning Agency Sumiko Takahara, Japan

Ambassador to Sweden, Finland and Estonia 1995-98. She lived (1934-2001).

1989-96 and 2001 Minister of Administration and Budget Sandra Sumang Pierantozzi, Palau (Balau)

Her country's first female minister. In 2001 she became Vice-President and was again appointed to the government. More details at Vice-Presidents. Secretary of State 2009-10.

1990-93 Secretary of State of Finance Licelott Catalina Marte Hoffiz de Barrios, Dominican Republic

Licelott Marte de Barrios was Minister Councillor 1966-68 and 1968-71 Ambassador and Alternative Delegate of the Permanent Mission to the United Nations and Delegate to the General Assembly and other committees until 1978, also Plenipotentiary Delegate to the General Assembly to the Organisation of American State, 1973-78 Subsecretary of State for External Relations, 1975 Acting Foreign Secretary and from 1978 Ambassador-at-Large, Leader of the Association of Advocates, 1993-96 Secretary of State in the Office of the President and President of the National Petroleum Company and from 2002 Secretary of Electoral Affairs of the Partido Reformista Social Cristiano (PRSC) and MP.

1990-93 Minister of Finance Ruth Richardson, New Zealand

Had been a National Party MP for a number of years. Resigned and withdrew totally from politics.

1990-91 Minister of Finance and Economy Zélia Maria Cardoso de Mello, Brazil

Secretary of Financial Control in the Secretariat of the National Treasury 1986-87. (b. 1953-)

1990-97 Minister Economic Planning  Danielle Marie-Madeleine Jorre de St. Jorre, Seychelles

Also Minister of Foreign Affairs and 1993-97 of Environment, 1984-90 she was Undersecretary in the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Planning. She lived (1943-97)  


1990-94 Minister of Finance Klavdiya Melnik, Moldova  

Another spelling of her name is Claudia Melinc, and she later became Director of a private bank in Moldova.

1990-93 Minister without Portfolio for the Bank System Botos Katalin, Hungary  

1990 she was State Secretary of Finance

1990-96 Minister of Finance Amina Salum Ali, Zanzibar (Tanzania)
1996-2005 Minister of the Treasury

1985-88 Deputy Minister of Finance, Economy and Planning 
and 1988-90 Minister of State of Foreign Affairs for International Cooperation. In 2000 she was a candidate for the nomination for Presidential candidate of the ruling Chama Cha Mapinduzi party. From 2005 State Minister in the Chief Minister's Office. (b. 1956-)

1991-94 Minister of Finance Anne Wibble, Sweden

Her father Bertil Ohlin was leader of Folkepartiet Liberalerne 1944-67 and she was leadership candidate 1995, but lost with one vote to Maria Leissner. When Leissner resigned in 1997 Wibble was elected Group Leader. Later same year she resigned to become Economic Director in the Association of Swedish Industries until her death after a short illness. She lived (1944-2000)


1991-92 Minister of Finance Elvyra Kunevičienė, Lithuania

In 1991 Economic Advisor of the Premier Minister. (b. 1939-)

1991-95, 1998-2001 and 2001-02 Minister of Economy and Planning Amalie Ward, Liberia

Minister of Commerce and Industry 1999-2001 Sometime Chair of the Planning and Development Committee in the Episcopal Church of Liberia. Widow and mother of 4 children.  Vice-presidential Candidate for the 2005-elections.

1991-93 Minister of State, Chief Economic Coordinator Tansu Çiller, Turkey

1993-96 she was Prime Minister and 1996-97 Deputy Premier and Minister of Foreign Affairs. (b. 1946-)

1991 Minister of Finance Marie-Michele Rey, Haiti

1991-93 Minister in government-in-exile of Finance, 1993-95 Minister of Finance and Economy. President Jean Bertrand Aristide was ousted by a Military Coup d’Etat in 1991 and lead a government-in-exile till he was reinstalled in 1993 and Foreign Minister 2009-11.

1991 Minister of Finance Irma Raquel Zelaya Rosales, Guatemala

Later in the 1990s she was member of the Peace Commission, Secretary for Peace and Peace Negotiator brokering the end of the civil war

1991-92 Minister of Budget and Science Wivina Demeester-De Meyer, Belgium

1985-88 Federal Secretary of State for Health and Handicapped, 1988-91 Federal Secretary of State of Finance. Flemish Deputy Premier 1992-95, Minister of Finance, Budget, Science, Public Health and Equality 1992-99. (b. 1943-)

1992-93 Minister of Budget and Science Mieke Officiers-Van De Wiele, Belgium

Later delegate administrator of employers' organization Vlaams Economisch Verbond (Flemish Confederation of Industry, VEV)

1992-94 Minister of Economy and Planning Delia Cardenas-Christie, Panama

1991-92 Vice-Minister of Finance and Taxes, Since circa 1998 Leader of Movimento Liberal Republicano Nacionalista. 2000 Superintendent of Banks.

1993-2001 Minister of Economic Affairs Marianne Bruus Jelved, Denmark

1982-85 Deputy Mayor of Gundsř, since 1987 MF, 1987-93 Chairperson of the Parliamentary Group, Leader of Det Radikale Venstre 1990-2011 and also Deputy Premier 1993-2001. See Vice Premiers 1990-99. (b. 1943-)

1993-95 Chairperson of the Council of Economic Advisors  
1995-97 Assistant to the President for National Economic Policy Laura d'Andrea Tyson, United States of America

Professor in Economics and Dean of the Department of Economics at..


1993-94 Minister of State, Director General of Economic Planning Agency Kubota Manae, Japan

Head of the Prime Minister's Office from 1975, and later member of the House of Councillors, and continues to work with equality questions.


1993-95 Minister of Economy and Finance Onur Boman, The Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus

From 1978-93 Under-Secretary in the Ministries of Economy and Finance and of the Prime Minister, Advisor and Under-Secretary of  the Presidency, MP 1993-99 and 1998-99 Minister of Labour and Rehabilitation (1941- )

1993-94 Minister of Finance A. A. Tromp-Yarzagaray, Aruba (The Netherlands)

Ella Tromp was Minister-Plenipotentiary in The Netherlands 1989-93 and again from 2001 and was member of the cabinet and acted as liaison to the Dutch government and parliament until 2005. As Finance Minister she was also responsible for Public Works and Public Health. Deputy Minister from 2008.

1994-2001 Minister of Finance and Planning Chandrika Bandaranaike Kumaratunga, Sri Lanka

When she became Prime Minister in 1994, she took the portfolio of Finance, which she retained after she was elected President a few months later. She resigned all her cabinet posts after her party lost the parliamentary elections in 2001. See biography at Presidents (b. 1945-)

1994 Minister of Economic Reform 
1998-2002 Minister of Finance Brigita Schmögnerová, Slovakia

Also Vice-Premier in 1994. 1998 she was candidate in one of the many unsuccessful attempts by the Parliament to elect a President. See Vice Premiers 1990-99.

1994-95 Minister of Economy and Finance Hristina Vucheva, Bulgaria 

An official in the Ministry of Finance since 1962, she was member of an interim government consisting of experts. Also Vice-Premier 1994-95. Later professor of economics. 1937-)

1994-96 Minister of Finance Ana Ordóńez de Molina, Guatemala

Minister of Education 2008-09.

1994-2000 Minister of Finance Susagna Arasanz Serra, Andorra  

Secretary General of the Conseil Generall 1991-94.


1994-95 Minister for Finance Alina Mangodjo, Chad

Also Minister of  Computer-Industry.

1994-96 Director of Budget and Management and Member of the Cabinet Alice Mitchell Rivlin, United States of America

1963-69 she was Assistant Secretary of Health, Education and Welfare, 1975-83 Director of Congressional Budget Office and 1993-94 Deputy Director of Budget of The White House. 1996-99 she was Vice-Chairperson of the Federal Revenue Board (National Bank). (b. 1931-)  

1994-96 Secretary of State and Director of Customs Anisia Risi de Mercedes, Dominican Republic

She was convicted of fraud and corruption in a major court case.

1994-96 Cabinet Member and President of the National Monetary Board
1995-96 Minister of Economy
1999 Minister of Finance Ana Luisa Armjios, Ecuador

In 1991-93 President of Banco Central del Ecuador, The Minister of Interior ranks below the President. 1998-99 Minister of Interior and Minister of Police and Municipalities (10.8-feb.) (b. 1949-)

1995 Minister of Finance Indra Sāmīte, Lativa

Indra Samite had been Vice-Minster of Finance 1994-95.

1995 Minister of Economy and Ownership Transformation (Privatization)
2002-03 Minister of Economy Liina Tönisson, Estonia

Vice-Chairperson of the Parliamentary group of the Centre Party (Eesti Keskerakonna) 1999-2002 and in 2002 she was also appointed Minister of Transport and Communication.

1995-97 Second Minister of Finance (Taxes) and Minister in the Office of the Primer Minister and in the Ministry of Health and Social Affairs Arja Inkeri Alho, Finland

Mayor of Helsingfors/Helsingki 1989-95. (b. 1954-)  


1996 Minister of Finance Ruby Dediya Thoma, Nauru

Member of the legislature 1986-92 and 1995-97 and possibly Speaker of the Legislature sometime between 1987 and 1992. Appointed Acting President for a period of absence of the incumbent on 28. november 1996. (b. 1949-)

1996-97 Minister of Economy and International Co-operation Dr. Nawal ‘Abd al-Moneim al-Tatawi, Egypt  

The first female bank director in the Arab world

1997-2002 and 2009-10 Minister of Finance Gabriela Núńez de Reyes, Honduras

1995-96 Vice-Minister of Finance and later she worked in the Inter-American Development Bank and the World Bank and 2006-09 President of the Central Bank.


1997 Minister of Economy Ndombe Sita, Zaďre

Ndombé Sita Hélčne was also Minister of Industry and Small and Medium-Scale Enterprises and MP again from 2011. The country was later renamed The Democratic Republic of Congo.

1997-98 Chairperson of the State Committee 
for Budget Yulia 
Voldyrovna Tymoshenkno, Ukraine  

1998-2000 Director of United Energy System, 
one of the country’s few private companies and 2000-01 Vice-Premier Minister in charge of Energy Issues. Former Co-Leader of the Hromda party and presently leader of Batkivsjtjina (Fatherland's Party) and Prime Minister on various occations. (b. 1961-)

1998-2002 Minister of Economic Affairs A. Jorritsma-Lebbink, The Netherlands

Also Vice-Minister-President and a Leading member of VVD. See Vice Premiers 1990-99.(b. 1953-)

1998-99 Minister of Finance Edith Zewelani Nawakwi, Zambia

1992-93 Minister of State and 1993-97 Minister of Energy and Water Development, 1997-98 Minister of Agriculture, Food and Fisheries and 1999-2001 Minister of Labour and Social Security. 2001 Secretary General and later same year Vice-President of the Forum for Democracy and Development, FDD, 2005 Party Leader and in 2006 her party chose heir as it's Presidential Candidate but she became Vice-Presidential Candidate of the united opposition instead for the October elections. In 2000 she had her first child, a daughter, without being married. Presidential Candidate in 2012. (b. 1958-)

1998 and 2001-05 Secretary of Budget and Management Emilia T. Boncodin, Philippines

Worked in the Department of Budget and Management, 1989-91 as Assistant Secretary and 1991-98 as Undersecretary. 1998-2001 she was an university lecturer and private consultant. She resigned from the cabinet after a scandal involving President Gloria Arroyo and her husband.

1998-2002 Minister of Economic Co-operation
2002 Minister of Economy Ermelinda Meksi, Albania

Pofessor of Economics 1981-87, Member of the Chairmanship of the Socialist Party and MP since 1991, and Minister of State of Development and Economic Co-operation 1997-98´and also Minister of Trade 1998-2002, Deputy Prime Minister in 2003 and 2003-05 Minister of Integration. (b. 1957-)

1998-2002 Minister of Administration and Privatization Ing. Maria Machová, Slovakia


Economist and University Lecturer. 

1998-2001 Minister of Economic Planning Noellie Alexander, Seychelles

Also Minister of Environment and Information until 2001. She has been Minister of Administration and Manpower since 1998. Ambassador from 2006.

1998-2000 Minister of Economic- and Property Transformation Jorgovanka Tabaković, Serbia

A leading member of the Serb Nationalist extremist party (b. 1960-)  

1998-2001 Secretary of The Treasury Xenia Vélez Silva, Puerto Rico


In the private sector and member of the board of a number of public companies.

1998-2001 Minister of Economic Affairs Dr. Lili G. Beke Martínez, Aruba (Dutch External Territory)

Minister of Social Affairs, Culture and Sport from 1994, Minister of Public Health 1994-98 and also Deputy Prime Minister 1998-2001.

1998-2000 Member of the Executive Committee of the National Council of Timorese Resistance and Director of the Department of  Finance and Resources Dr. Pascoela Barreto, East Timor

Member of the East Timorese exile-government during the Indonesian occupation. The country became independent in 2002.


1999-2001 Minister of Economics Maria das Neves Ceita Batista de Sousa, Săo Tomé e Príncipe
2001-2002 Minister of Finance

Worked as a civil servant in the Ministry of Finance and in the African Development Bank. 2002 Minister of Commerce, Industry and Tourism and Premier Minister 2002-03 and 2002-03.

1999-2002 Minister of Development and Economic Planning Dr. Kadie Sesay, Sierra Leone

Former APC Minister and Leader of the People's Democratic Party. From 2002 Minister of Industry and Trade.

1999-2000 and 2000-04 Minister of Economic Affairs Dr. Tea Petrin, Slovenia

Councillor of the Government 1992-93. (b. 1944-)

1999- Minister of Foreign Investment and Economic Cooperation Martha Lomas Morales, Cuba

(b. 1948-).

1999-2000 Federal Minister for Relations with International Financial Institutions Borka Vučić, Yugoslavia

Till her appointment she was Head of Beogradska Banka and bankier of President Slobodan Milosevic. President-by-age from 2007 and Temporary Speaker of the Serbian Assembly February-May 2007. (born circa 1927-).

1999 Minister of Economics and  Ingrid Űdre, Latvia
2004 Designate Commissioner of Taxation and Customs, European Union

From 1998 Co-Chairperson and 1998-99 Vice-Chairperson of the Saeima Fracion of the New Party, before becoming leader of Leader Union of Greens and Farmers, and it's Deputy Parliamentary Group Chairperson 2002-04. Her nomination was withdrawn after severe critics against her. (b. 1958-)

1999-2003 President of the Treasury Board and Minister Responsible for Infrastructure Lucienne Robillard, Canada

In 1989 Minister of Culture, 1989-94 Minister of Education and Science, 1994-95 Minister of Heath of Quebec.
Liberal MP from 1993. 1995-96 Minister of Labour and Minister responsible for the federal campaign in the Quebec Referendum, 1996-99 Minister of Citizenship and Immigration, 1996 Acting Minister of Communication, Multiculturalism and Immigration (May-June). From 2003
Minister of Industry and Minister responsible for the Economic Development Agency of Canada for the Regions of Quebec (b. 1945-)           .  

1999-12 Minister of Planning Ana Dias Lourençco, Angola

1997-99 Vice-Minister of Planning and 2006-12 Chairperson of the Council of Ministers of the The Southern African Development Community (SADC)

1999-2003 Second Minister of Finance (Taxes) Suvi-Anne Siimes, Finland

1998-99 Second Minister of Education and Culture and also Minister responsible for Housing 1999-2003. Vice-Chairperson 1995-98 and Chairperson of The Left-Wing Alliance 1998-2002. (b. 1963-).

1999-2007 Paymaster General Dawn Primarolo, United Kingdom 

Both as Financial Secretary to the Treasury 1997-99 and Paymaster General she was in charge of Inland Revenue, Customs and Excise, duties and taxes, for HM Treasury and for the expenditures of the Government. Appointed Minister of State of Health in 2007. Elected Labour MP in  1987. (b. 1954-)

1999-2002 Minister of Economy and the National Recovery Plan Mr. S. F.C. Camelia-Römer, Nederlandse Antillen

Also Vice-Premier. See biography at Premier Ministers of External Territories.

1999-2002 Secretary for the Treasury Denise Yue Chung-ye, Hong Kong (China)

Secretary of Trade and Industry 1994-99. (b. 1944-)

1999-2001 Minister of Economic Affairs and Relations with the Economic and Social Council Annie Beustes, Nouvelle Caledonie (French External Territory)
Minister of Economy, Labour, Civil Service, External Commerce, Costums, Monetary Questions and Credit

2001-02 1. Vice-President and 2002-04 7. Vice-President of the Bureau du Congčs Vice-President of the Government in 2007. (b. 1945-).

1999-2007 Treasurer Bernice A. Turnbull, United States Virgin Islands (US External Territory)

The office of Treasurer is elective in the Virgin Islands.


1999 Treasurer Dolores R. Guerrero, Guam  (US External Territory)

No other information found about her.

1999-2001 and 2003-? Treasurer Y’Asela Pereira, Guam  (US External Territory)

She lived (1940-2010)

1999-2001 Director of Economic Affairs Isabel D.S.A. Lujan, Guam  (US External Territory)

From 2001 Director of Commerce

1999-2004 Commissioner of Budget and Financial Control Michaele Schreyer, the European Union

1989-90 Minister for Urban Development and Environmental Protection in the State Government (Senate) of Berlin, 1991-95 Member of the Presidency of the Berlin Parliament, 1998-99 Chairperson of the Green Caucus in the Berlin Parliament. (b. 1951-).

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