Marcus Williams is the Global Head for Energy, Oil & Gas and Mining at the Multilateral Investment Guarantee Agency (MIGA), the political risk insurance and credit enhancement arm of the World Bank Group. He has been in this role since November 2017 prior to which he was Acting Global Head since September 2015, and previously Lead Operations Officer.
From 2004-2014, Marcus was Adviser to MIGA’s Executive Vice President with responsibilities that included overseeing corporate strategy and Board relations, and managing the corporate communications team. From 2004 to 2006 he was Chief of Staff.
Before this, Williams held several positions in the World Bank and in MIGA including: Officer in the World Bank’s Corporate Strategy Group, working with the World Bank Group’s President and Senior Management on the Group's long-term strategy and business agenda; Senior Business Development Officer heading the Business Development team at the World Bank’s Global Development Learning Network; Officer in MIGA’s Guarantee Department.
Before joining the World Bank Group, Williams spent two years with Wharton Econometric Forecasting Associates covering the international energy markets.
A UK national, Williams holds an MBA from the University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill and a BA from Swarthmore College.