Dr. Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, Very Scary CV
So, after her nomination today as WTO Director, I got this from Africa facts…very scary CV.
Dr. Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala
Candidate for Director-General of the World Trade Organisation (WTO).
14 honorary degrees including Yale, Brown, Colby, Tel Aviv, Pennsylvania, Dublin.
On the Board of Twitter, GAVI, Standard Chartered Bank, Lazard, ARC.
Ex World Bank Group MD.
On South Africa’s Presidential Economic Advisory Council.
2020 Harvard Kennedy School Angelopoulos Fellow.
WHO’s Special Envoy for the Access to COVID-19 Tools.
Dr. Okonjo-Iweala worked at the World Bank for 25 years and also worked at WEF.
Senior Adviser of Lazard.
Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank International Advisory Panel.
Co-Chair of the Global Commission for the Economy and Climate.
Ex Co-Chair of the Global Partnership for Effective Development Cooperation
International Commission on Financing Global Education Opportunity member
World Economic Forum Young Global Leaders Foundation
UN’ Secretary General’s High-Level Panel on Post-2015 Development Agenda.
She is the founder of Nigeria’s first indigenous opinion-research organization, NOI-Polls.
She also founded the Center for the Study of Economies of Africa (C-SEA)
Distinguished Visiting Fellow at the Center for Global Development and the Brookings Institution.
Dr. Okonjo Iweala is
On UNESCO’s International Commission on the Futures of Education.
An IMF’s advisory group.
AU Special Envoy to solicit funds for the fight against Coronavirus.
Japan International Cooperation Agency International Advisory Board member.
2005 Euromoney Global Finance Minister of the Year.
Former AfDB Board of Governors Member (2003-2006, 2011-2015).
Member of IMF Committee (2003-2006, 2011-2015).
Chair of the World Bank-IMF Development Committee (2004).
National honours from Côte d’Ivoire, Liberia, Nigeria.