Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala

Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala was appointed in July 2011 as the new Minister of Finance for the Federal Republic of Nigeria. Prior to this appointment, she was the Managing Director of The World Bank (October 2007 - July 2011) and also held the positions of a Finance Minister and Foreign Minister of Nigeria, between 2003 and 2006. Ngozi is one of the most powerful and popular leaders in Africa. She has an optimistic but realistic vision for the continent.