Citi Community Development and Inclusive Finance
Bob leads Citi’s partnerships with global, national and local organizations to support inclusive finance and community development through economic empowerment. He also leads Citi’s commercial relationships with microfinance financial institutions, corporations, investors and municipalities, working across Citi’s businesses and geographies to expand access to financial services in underserved communities.
Since joining Citi in 1982, Mr. Annibale has held a number of senior regional and global treasury, risk and corporate positions in Athens, Bahrain, Nairobi, London and New York.
Bob serves on the U.S. FDIC Advisory Committee on Economic Inclusion and the Mexican Ministry of Foreign Affairs Advisory Council on Financial Education and Inclusion. He serves as a Founding Member of SAGE’s Housing Advisory Council supporting the senior LGBT community, and serves on the board of the Citi Foundation, Accion International and the Bedford Stuyvestant Restoration Corporation.
In 2014, Bob was honored by the Obama Administration as a White House Champion of Change for his work leading Citi’s programs promoting immigrant integration and citizenship in the United States. His leadership contributed to Citi’s recognition by Euromoney as the inaugural “Best Bank for Financial Inclusion” and “Latin America’s Best Bank for Sustainable Finance”. Bob was individually recognized by Euromoney as a “Global Impact Banking Champion”. In 2018, he was again named by the Financial Times as one of the OUTStanding Top 100 LGBT Business Leaders for the fifth consecutive year.
Bob, a U.S. and U.K. national, holds a B.A. in History and Political Science from Vassar College, New York, and an M.A. in African Studies (History) from the University of London, School of Oriental and African Studies.
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CENTRAL AND SOUTHERN ASIA, EASTERN ASIA, NORTH AMERICA, SOUTH AMERICA, SOUTHEAST ASIA, CARIBBEAN, CENTRAL AMERICA, MIDDLE EAST AND NORTH AFRICA, WEST AND CENTRAL AFRICA, EASTERN AND SOUTHERN AFRICA
Filling the SDG Funding Gap with Blended Finance
APRIL 15, 2019
Refugees And Migrants: Economic And Social Integration
AUGUST 14, 2018
Can Digital Innovations Unlock Partnerships to Scale Impact?
MAY 4, 2016
Bringing In Big Money: Innovative Financing Meets Inclusive Business
MAY 1, 2015
Big Business, Bigger Impact: The Pursuit, Peril, and Power of Partnership
APRIL 21, 2014
Why Financial Inclusion is Critical to Meet Sustainable Development Goals
Robert Annibale - Citigroup, Inc., September 27, 2019
Bob Annibale is the Global Director of Inclusive Finance for Citigroup and leads their partnerships with global, national, and local organizations to support inclusive finance and community development through economic…
Citibanamex: Inclusive By Design
Ernesto Torres Cantu - Citibanamex, Robert Annibale - Citigroup, Inc., December 20, 2016
Kim Hogan, Skoll Foundation Citigroup makes strides towards systems change in the financial inclusion space by investing $1 billion in Citibanamex as the government of Mexico launches its National…