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Bob Annibale


Bob Annibale leads Citi's partnerships with global, national and local organizations to support inclusive finance and community development through economic empowerment. He also leads Citi's commercial relationships with microfinance financial institutions, corporations, investors and municipalities, working to expand access to financial services in underserved communities.

Since joining Citi in 1982, Annibale has held a number of senior regional and global treasury, risk and corporate positions in Athens, Bahrain, Nairobi, London and New York City. He is a member of the Policy Committee of the Centre for the Study of African Economies at the University of Oxford and represents Citi on the boards of the Microfinance Information Exchange, the Center for Financial Services Innovation, the U.S. FDIC Advisory Committee on Economic Inclusion and the Citi Foundation. He has served on the board of advisers for the United Nations Commission on Legal Empowerment of the Poor.

In 2014, Annibale was honored as a White House Champion of Change for his work leading Citi's programs promoting immigrant integration and citizenship in the United States. In 2016, for the third consecutive year, he was named by the Financial Times as one of the OUTStanding Top 100 LGBT Business Leaders. A U.S. and U.K. national, he holds a B.A. in history and political science from Vassar College and an M.A. in African studies from the University of London's School of Oriental and African Studies.

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