Wagner Albuquerque de Almeida

Wagner Albuquerque de Almeida

Director, Global Manufacturing‚ Agribusiness and Forestry (MA&F)


Wagner Albuquerque de Almeida is the Director of Global Manufacturing‚ Agribusiness and Forestry (MA&F). A Brazilian national, Wagner joined IFC in 2010 and has worked in several roles covering different industries and regions; Global Director of MAS since November 2022; acting Director of the Credit and Investment Risk Department between April – November 2022; Regional Chief Risk Officer (RCRO) for LAC, Europe, Central Asia, and Türkiye, based in Washington DC between December 2020 – November 2022; RCRO for Africa and MENA between November 2015 – November 2020; and as the Chief Credit Officer covering Financial Institutions Group and Manufacturing‚ Agribusiness and Services industries based in Africa between March 2010 – October 2015). Wagner started his international career 30+ years ago and prior to joining the IFC, worked in Sao Paulo, New York, Frankfurt, Amsterdam, and Johannesburg in financial institutions, such as ABN AMRO (10 yrs), Deutsche Bank (8 yrs), and Banco Itau (4 yrs).

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