Macmillan Anyanwu (Mac) is the Country Representative for Timor-Leste, based in Dili.
Mac, a Nigerian national, joined the Bank in 2002 as an Operations Analyst in the Nigerian Country Office and has since worked on governance and public sector management operations in Africa, served as Country Representative for the Kingdom of Lesotho from 2011-2014, and as Senior Country Officer for Afghanistan. In 2016 Mr. Anyanwu was selected as one of nine staff to join the World Bank’s Agile Bank Fellowship Program, which is fostering innovation, efficiency and leadership within the institution.
In 2017, he was appointed Country Representative for Timor-Leste. As the Country Representative, Anyanwu’s responsibilities include overseeing the Bank’s program in Timor-Leste; managing and supporting the Country Office Staff; and leading the Bank’s dialogue with the Government of Timor-Leste towards the twin goals of reducing poverty and increasing shared prosperity.
Mac holds a Masters in Public Policy and Management from the University of Manchester, and a Degree in Accounting from University of Maiduguri in Nigeria.