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Eric Alan Abel


Eric is a Financial Officer for the World Bank Treasury’s Financial Advisory and Banking department, where he works with clients to design customized financial solutions and risk management strategies. His primary regional concentration is Sub-Saharan Africa.  

Eric began his finance career as a currency and commodity trader at a Washington, DC-based asset manager. He subsequently spent five years in asset-liability management and interest rate risk at a large US-based bank. Eric left the private sector and began his career at the World Bank as an adviser to the World Bank Vice President & Treasurer. He has more than eight years of professional experience focused on managing currency, commodity, and interest rate risk.

Eric holds an MBA in Finance from the College of William & Mary’s Mason School of Business and Bachelor of Science in Economics, with honors, from the College of Charleston.