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Eric Alan Abel


Eric is a Financial Officer for the World Bank Treasury’s Capital Markets & Investments department, where he works with markets and client countries to design customized financial solutions and risk management strategies. He covers client commodity risk management engagements globally and covers the full suite of World Bank financial products for 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 began his career at the World Bank as an adviser to the World Bank Vice President & Treasurer before moving into his current role helping sovereigns and state-owned enterprises measure and manage financial risks. He has more than nine 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. 

Product Expertise Areas: Currency, Commodity, and Interest Rate Risk Management

Regional Expertise Areas: Sub-Saharan Africa


Eric Abel
Tel :+1-202-458-8757
eabel1@worldbank.org
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