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SuperReturn Africa
3-5 December 2024
The Westin, Cape Town

Nabil Fawaz
Global Head, Manufacturing, Agribusiness, Services at Multilateral Investment Guarantee Agency (MIGA)


Nabil Fawaz is Global Head and Sector Manager for the manufacturing, agribusiness, and services sectors at the Multilateral Investment Guarantee Agency (MIGA), the political risk insurance arm of the World Bank Group.

Fawaz has extensive experience in underwriting investment projects in emerging markets and advising clients on structuring transactions to mitigate political risks. At MIGA he has led transactions across all economic sectors including energy, oil and gas, financial markets, and telecommunications. He has helped investors manage political risk in different regions including Africa, Asia, Latin America, and the Middle East.

While at MIGA, he has also led various trust fund initiatives supporting private sector investment in conflict-affected environments including Afghanistan, Bosnia and Herzegovina, and the West Bank and Gaza.

Before joining MIGA, Fawaz worked at the World Bank Group’s private sector arm, International Finance Corporation (IFC) in Washington, DC, where he focused on the development of financial markets in sub-Saharan Africa.

Fawaz holds a master’s degree in international management from the American Graduate School of International Management and a bachelor’s degree from Arizona State University, with a concentration in finance.

Agenda Sessions

  • Crisis management: deconstructing the challenges