Hoda Atia Moustafa
Hoda Atia Moustafa is Senior Counsel in the Legal and Claims Group at the Multilateral Investment Guarantee Agency (MIGA), World Bank Group. Since joining MIGA in 2007, she works closely with underwriters and political risk analysts to structure political risk guarantees in the context of international investments in developing member countries.
Her sector focus is infrastructure and financial sector projects, with a regional focus on the Middle East. She worked on the Doraleh Container Terminal project in Djibouti, MIGA’s first guarantee of a Sharia-compliant project financing.
Before joining MIGA, Ms. Moustafa was Assistant General Counsel at the Overseas Private Investment Corporation (OPIC), a bilateral US government agency providing financing and political risk insurance to private sector projects in emerging markets. Prior to joining OPIC, Ms. Moustafa was in private practice at two international law firms, Clifford Chance in Washington, DC and Mayer Brown Rowe & Mawe in Chicago. She advised multilateral lenders, commercial banks, sponsor and issuers on project financings as well as asset-backed securitizations and other structured finance transactions.
Ms. Moustafa holds a Juris Doctor from Georgetown University Law Center and Master’s Degree in Foreign Service from Georgetown University. She is admitted to practice law in New York, Washington, D.C. and Illinois.