Anne Kabagambe is the Executive Director at the World Bank Group for Africa Group I Constituency. The Constituency Countries include Botswana, Burundi, Eritrea, Eswatini, Ethiopia, The Gambia, Kenya, Lesotho, Liberia, Malawi, Mozambique, Namibia, Rwanda, Seychelles, Sierra Leone, Somalia, South Sudan, Sudan, Tanzania, Uganda, Zambia, Zimbabwe.
Ms. Kabagambe took over the responsibility of Executive Director in November 2018. Prior to this appointment, she served as the Alternate Executive Director for the same Constituency for a period of two years. She serves as a Member of the Committee on Development Effectiveness (CODE); the Budget Committee (BC) and the Pension Benefits Administration Committee and Co-Chairs the Board’s Gender Working Group.
Ms. Kabagambe possess over 30 years of work experiences in the development field. Ms. Kabagambe holds two Masters’ Degrees from Columbia University in New York City, and the George Washington University, Washington DC in International Relations and Public Policy & Practice. She obtained her first degree from the University of California at San Diego (UCSD). In addition, Ms. Kabagambe holds post-graduate certificates from Harvard University’s JFK School of Government and the Cranfield School of Management in the United Kingdom.
She is fluent in both French and English and speaks other African languages.