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MIGA’s goal is to promote foreign direct investment into developing countries to support economic growth and more.

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Nkem Onwuamaegbu

Africa Regional Head
Nkem Onwuamaegbu

Nkem Onwuamaegbu is Africa Regional Head for the Multilateral Investment Guarantee Agency (MIGA), the political risk insurance and credit enhancement arm of the World Bank Group. Based in Nairobi, Kenya, Ms. Onwuamaegbu’s mandate is to expand MIGA’s business opportunities across all sectors in line with the Agency’s commitment to climate, low income, and fragile and post-conflict countries.

Ms. Onwuamaegbu joined MIGA in 2003 and has underwritten projects in all sectors, most recently in the agribusiness, manufacturing, and services (MAS) sectors with extensive experience in the Africa region. During her career at MIGA, she has worked on projects including the first Green and Social Project Bond in Turkey, Master Contract for an Agri PE Fund across 13 Sub-Saharan African countries, and the Bujagali Hydroelectric Power Project in Uganda.

Ms. Onwuamaegbu holds a Master of Business Administration from Canterbury Business School, University of Kent, and a Bachelor of Science from the University of Nigeria. She is a Nigerian and British national.