Larai Hajara Shuaibu, a Nigeria national, is the Executive Director of the World Bank Group Board of Executive Directors representing Angola, Nigeria and South Africa since October 2019.
Prior to joining the WBG Board, Ms. Shuaibu was Adviser to the Minister of Finance, and Director of the Technical Services Department in the Federal Ministry of Finance. Ms. Shuaibu previously served in the Executive Directors’ offices as Senior Advisor in EDS14 and later in EDS25.
Ms. Shuaibu has extensive experience spanning over 35 years of work in the Nigerian civil service, and her areas of expertise include people and stakeholder management, project management, fiscal and tax Policy administration, public finance management and Public Private Partnerships. Ms. Shuaibu serves on the Human Resources Committee (HRC)