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The World Bank

Sandie Okoro

London, UK GC Influencers Guide 2019 Ranked in 1 departments

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Sandie Okoro of The World Bank
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As general counsel of the World Bank Group, Sandie Okoro must contend with the unique internal regulatory oversight that the governs the multinational institution’s actions, encompassing a host of internal governance procedures and World Bank-specific laws. Okoro, however, is a considered an expert in handling technically complex financial regulatory and transactional matters, having joined the institution in 2017 after holding senior positions within the legal departments at Schroders, Barings and HSBC’s retail banking and wealth management division. Her day-to-day rule includes leading a team of over 180 professionals who advise the bank on its vast array of investments designed to alleviate poverty, improve sustainability and improve development worldwide, with the bank committing USD67 billion in financing over 2018. Okoro also garners several accolades as a diversity champion, having frequently been named as both one of the most influential female lawyers in the UK and one of the most prominent ethnic minority leaders in the business world. She devotes a considerable amount of time to mentoring and pro-bono matters, while also playing a significant role in the bank’s initiative to curb gender-based violence as part of its economic development agenda.
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