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 Elizabeth Adu LLB, LLM: Elizabeth recently retired from the World Bank where her last appointment was as Director for Operations Services for the Latin America and Caribbean Region. In this position she was responsible for the department that provided oversight for the quality and focus on results for the World Bank’s projects in the region, which is known for its innovation.


Ms. Adu joined the World Bank’s Legal Department as a lawyer working on projects in all sectors in the Africa region, and rose to be Chief Counsel for the Africa Region and was appointed Deputy General Counsel for Operations in 2004. As Deputy General Counsel for Operations, Ms. Adu was responsible for the legal and policy issues related to the Work Bank’s operations all over the world. She also interacted regularly with the World Bank’s Board of Executive Directors and participated in all Board meetings over a period of three years.In 2007, Ms. Adu was asked by the World Bank’s senior management to oversee the implementation of major reforms to the World Bank’s Conflict Resolution System.


Ms. Adu received her Law Degree from the University of Ghana, Legon and an LLM from Temple University Law School. She is a member of the Ghana Bar.




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