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World Thinkers 2014: Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala

Economist, Nigeria

By Prospect Team  

Before becoming Nigerian Finance Minister in 2011, Okonjo-Iweala was a Managing Director of the World Bank. When there, she made good governance and the fight against corruption in poor and developing countries policy priorities. She has maintained this focus in government, reforming the public finances and trying to make Nigeria a more attractive destination for foreign investment.

Further reading Reforming Nigeria: A conversation with Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala


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