Arunma Oteh

Vice President and Treasurer, The World Bank

Arunma Oteh is Vice President and Treasurer at The World Bank Group since September 2015. Prior to this, she was Director General of the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) and elected Chairperson of the Africa Middle East Regional Committee of the International Organization of Securities Commissions. Oteh was Executive Vice President of the African Development Bank Group from 2006 to 2009 and Group Treasurer from 2001 to 2005. She also held other positions in treasury and lending from 1992 when she joined the bank.

Before joining the African Development Bank, Oteh worked in corporate finance, consulting, teaching and research for a number of institutions, including the Harvard Institute for International Development and Centre Point Investments Limited in Nigeria.

Oteh holds a Masters Degree in Business Administration from Harvard Business School and a first class honours Bachelor of Science degree in Computer Science from University of Nigeria. She is the co-editor of the book, African Voices African Visions.

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