Board of Directors, CENTER FOR FINANCIAL SERVICES INNOVATION, and Global Director
Citi Microfinance & Community Development
Bob Annibale leads Citiís initiatives and partnerships supporting community development and microfinance through financial inclusion, education and asset building; neighbourhood revitalisation; small business and microenterprise development. He leads Citiís global commercial relationships with microfinance and community institutions, to expand access to financial services, with particularly focus on developing innovative platforms for scaling access to finance and savings through partnerships and correspondents.
Currently based in London, since joining Citi, Bob has held a number of senior treasury, risk and corporate positions in Athens, Bahrain, Kenya, London and New York† He currently is a member of the Policy Committee of the Centre for the Study of African Economies at the University of Oxford and he represents Citi on the Boards of the Microfinance Information Exchange, the Center for Financial Services Innovation (CSFI), the US FDIC Chairmanís Committee on Economic Empowerment, the Citi Foundation and the Executive Committee of CGAP (World Bank).