Edith Jibunoh

Edith Jibunoh

Manager, External Affairs, Eastern & Southern Africa, World Bank

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Ms. Jibunoh, a Nigerian national, is the External and Corporate Relations (ECR) Manager for East and Southern Africa, a role she assumed after completing roles as ECR Manager in the Infrastructure Practice Group and ECR’s Global Stakeholder Engagement Adviser.

Prior to this, Edith served as Global Policy Director at the ONE Campaign where she worked on advocacy, policy, and stakeholder engagement, and in several positions in the Nigerian government including Chief of Staff and Adviser on International and Bilateral Relations to Nigeria’s Minister of Finance, and Economist in the MDG Office of the Nigerian Presidency. Earlier in her career, she worked in the Bank’s East Asia and Pacific region as well as the UN Office in New York.

Ms. Jibunoh’s priorities include i) providing strategic communication, stakeholder outreach and reputation risk management advice to the leadership of the East & Southern Africa Region; (ii) leading the development of coordinated communication and partner engagement strategies across the region and working with corporate units; and (iii) creating a culture of teamwork, innovation, client orientation and talent management.

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