Minouche Shafik
Nemat (Minouche)
Minouche
Shafik
1962 - present

Born in Egypt, Nemat Shafik is praised as the most powerful woman in London and the sheriff of the markets. An economist by training, Shafik has devoted her career spanning the worlds of public policy and academia. She became the youngest-ever vice president of the World Bank at age 36.

More About Minouche Shafik

  • Dame Commander of the British Empire in the June 2015 Queen’s Birthday Honours
  • Trustee of the British Museum
  • Trustee of the Council of the Institute for Fiscal Studies
  • Governor of the National Institute for Economic and Social Research
  • Honorary Fellow of St. Antony’s College Oxford
  • “Woman of the Year” for Global Leadership and Global Diversity in 2009