Bob Annibale

Robert A. Annibale is Global Director for Citi Microfinance and Community Development. He manages Citi’s partnerships with global, national and local organizations to support community development programmes focused on responsible finance through financial inclusion, education and asset building; neighborhood preservation and revitalisation; access to college education; and small business and microenterprise development. Annibale also leads Citi’s commercial relationships with microfinance institutions, networks and investors working across businesses and geographies to expand access to financial services in underserved communities.

Since joining Citi in 1982, Annibale has held a number of senior treasury, risk and corporate positions in Athens, Bahrain, Kenya, London and New York. He has served on many external boards and councils, including the Board of Advisors for the United Nations Commission on Legal Empowerment of the Poor. He currently is a member of the Policy Committee of the Centre for the Study of African Economies at the University of Oxford. He represents Citi on the Boards of the Microfinance Information Exchange, the Center for Financial Services Innovation (CSFI), the Microfinance Network, the Citi Foundation and the Executive Committee of CGAP (World Bank).

Annibale completed his BA degrees in History and Political Science at Vassar College, in New York, and his Master’s degree in African Studies (History) at the University of London’s School of Oriental and African Studies.

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