Hon. Roger Melingui was a former minister of finance in Cameroon, and has served on many boards as director which includes Activa-Ghana, Activa-Liberia, Activa-SierraLeone. He graduated with a BA in 1970.Then, he enrolled in the Faculty of Law and Economics at the University of Yaoundé, where he obtained a degree in Economics in 1974. After obtaining a degree, he pursued his higher studies at the Institute of Political Studies in Paris (Economics and Finance Department) and at ESSEC in Paris. Roger Melingui graduated from his two institutions in 1977. His professional career began at the SNI in 1977 as a trainee. In 1978, he became a Founder. Then in 1981, he was promoted to Director of Studies at the same company. In August 1981, he was appointed Deputy Director of ONCPB. On May 15, 1984, he became CEO of ONCPB. Converted into business in 1989, he will then be Deputy Minister for Economy and Finance in charge of the Budget (21 July 1994 – 8 December 2004).