Senior Adviser, Equitable Growth
Finance and Institutions Vice Presidency, the World Bank

Ed Olowo-Okere has three decades of experience working on governance issues around the world. His immediate past assignment was as Global Director for the World Bank’s Governance Practice, where he, amongst other things, initiated and directed the work on “Future of Governments”. He has researched and published in reputable international journals and lectured at undergraduate and graduate levels in Nigeria and New Zealand on accounting and finance. He was recognized in 2021 by the World Economic Forum Global Future Council on Agile Governance as a Governance Pioneer, among the world’s 50 most influential people driving agile initiatives to ensure governments can effectively navigate disruptions like COVID-19 and the climate crisis.