Lead Financial Sector Specialist
Samuel Maimbo is a Lead Financial Sector Specialist with the Africa Financial and Private Sector Development Unit. He has expertise in a range of financial sector areas, having focused on emerging and conflict-afflicted countries since the mid-90s. Specific areas of focus have included banking and financial sector, formal and informal remittance systems, financial sector reforms in conflict affected countries, rural finance, micro-finance, housing finance, and private sector development. A Rhodes Scholar, Samuel obtained a PhD in Public Administration from the Institute for Development Policy and Management at the University of Manchester, England in 2001; a MBA (Finance) Degree from the University of Nottingham, England in 1998; a Bachelor of Accountancy Degree (with Distinction) from the Copperbelt University, Zambia in 1994. He is also a Fellow of the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (FCCA), United Kingdom and a Fellow of the Zambia Institute of Certified Accountants (FZICA).
- How to Deepen Financial Systems in Africa: All financial sector policy is local
- Safeguarding Africa's Financial Systems: Learning the right lessons from the financial crisis
- Lengthening Financial Contracts in Africa
- Expanding Financial Services in Africa: Exploiting new opportunities with a sense of realism
- Financing Africa: Through the Crisis and Beyond
- The impact of the financial crisis on the African financial system may be worse than we thought