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ExCred Americas
October 2nd, 2024
New York City, USA

Rouzbeh Ashayeri
Senior Underwriter, Head North America Business Development at The Multilateral Investment Guarantee Agency


Rouzbeh Ashayeri is a Senior Underwriter for the Financial Institutions and Capital Markets team at MIGA, the political risk insurance and credit enhancement arm of the World Bank Group. In addition, in his role as Head of North American Client Business Origination, he works with various corporate, banking, and private equity clients investing into emerging markets.

Rouzbeh joined MIGA in 2012 as a portfolio manager covering the Financial Institutions and Capital Markets sector. Prior to his current role he was an underwriter across sectors including banking, infrastructure, and power.

Prior to joining MIGA, Rouzbeh was the Chief Counsel at helloNetwork Inc., a venture capital funded software company based in New York City and an attorney at White & Case specializing in commercial litigation.

He holds a BS in Biology from the University of Michigan, an MBA from Georgetown University, and a Juris Doctor/LLM from Cardozo School of Law with a specialization in Intellectual Property rights. He is a member of the New York State Bar and United States Patent Bar.

Agenda Sessions

  • How are Multilaterals using insurance products?