Peter L. Woicke
Peter L. Woicke has expertise in financial services (investment banking) and operational and strategic leadership of businesses in Europe, Asia, Latin America and the United States. He served as CEO of the International Finance Corporation (IFC) and Managing Director of the World Bank from 1999 to 2005. He focused on its expansion, particularly in frontier countries and high-impact sectors, such as domestic financial markets, infrastructure, information technology, health and education, and small and medium enterprises.
Before joining IFC, Peter held numerous positions and worked for nearly 30 years with J.P. Morgan, serving as Chairman, Managing Director and Chief Executive of J.P. Morgan Securities Asia. He also served as an Executive Manager of JP Morgan & Company Inc. and a member of J.P. Morgan’s executive management group. He held a diverse range of responsibilities, from heading the banking division of a Morgan affiliate in Beirut to leading Morgan’s global oil and gas group. Peter is Chairman of the International Advisory Board Oxford Analytica, Ltd. He serves on the Board of Trustees for Ashesi University in Accra, Ghana. Peter also was a Non-Executive Director of Anglo-American PLC from January 2006 to April 2013 and was Independent Non-Executive Director of MTN Group Ltd from June 2006 to March 2008. He served as a Member of the Supervisory Board of Raiffeisen International Bank-Holding AG from January 2005 to December 2007.
Peter serves on the boards of the International Youth Foundation and Aldwych Holdings Limited. He is a member of the Saudi Aramco and the Institute for Human Rights and Business boards. He graduated in 1969 with a Master of Business Administration from the University of Saarbruecken in Germany.