Nabil Fawaz is Sector Manager for agribusiness and general services at the Multilateral Investment Guarantee Agency (MIGA), the political risk insurance and credit enhancement arm of the World Bank Group.
Fawaz has extensive experience inunderwriting investment projects in emergingmarkets and advising clients on structuringtransactions to mitigate political risks. At MIGAhe has led transactions across all economicsectors including energy, oil and gas, financialmarkets, and telecommunications. He has helped investors manage political risk in different regions including Africa, Asia, Latin America, and the Middle East. Recently he has led a MIGA initiative involving the
mobilization of $1 billion in insurance capacity to retain and encourage foreign direct investment in the Middle East and North Africa. Since the initiative was launched in 2011, MIGA has supported new and existing investments in Egypt, Jordan, Libya, Morocco, and Tunisia.
While at MIGA, he has also led various trust fund initiatives supporting privatesector investment in conflict-affected environments including Afghanistan, Bosniaand Herzegovina, and West Bank and Gaza.
Before joining MIGA, Fawaz worked at the World Bank Group’s private sectorarm, International Finance Corporation (IFC) in Washington, DC, where he focusedon the development of financial markets in sub-Saharan Africa.
Fawaz holds a master’s degree in international management from the American Graduate School of International Management and a bachelor’s degree from Arizona State University, with a concentration in finance.