Bob Annibale is a Senior Fellow at the University of London, SOAS, focusing on social and inclusive finance, social entrepreneurship, and financial justice. He is most recognized as the founder and Global Director of Citi Inclusive Finance (2005-2020) and his additional leadership of Citi Community Development, which is focused on financial inclusion, immigrant integration, affordable housing, and racial justice in the US. Since inception, Inclusive Finance has mobilized over $3.8bn in financing across 36 countries, developing new products with partner institutions and clients that are focused on serving the financial needs of underserved communities, working across Citi’s businesses and geographies.
Bob has served on the boards of the Citi Foundation, CGAP (World Bank), the MIX, and the Financial Health Network. He currently serves on the boards of Accion, Grameen America, Bedford Stuyvesant Restoration Corp., and the advisory board of Center for Inclusive Finance. He served three terms on the FDIC Chairman’s Advisory Committee on Economic Inclusion and was a founding member of the Mexican Ministry of Foreign Affairs Advisory Council on Financial Education and Inclusion. He was honored as a “Champion of Change” by the Obama administration for his work supporting immigrant integration and citizenship in the US, and by Euromoney as a “Global Impact Banking Champion.”