Elizabeth Littlefield

Elizabeth Littlefield

Albright Stonebridge Group
Senior Counselor at Albright Stonebridge Group / former Chief Executive Officer of OPIC


Elizabeth Littlefield is former President and Chief Executive Officer of the Overseas Private Investment Corporation (OPIC), the U.S. Government’s Development Finance Institution. She was appointed by President Obama in 2009. OPIC manages a $24 billion portfolio of financing for private investment in developing nations. Under her leadership, OPIC’s commitment to renewable resources resulted in a 10-fold increase, including a 5-fold increase in African investments. Ms Littlefield is currently a Senior Counselor at Albright Stonebridge Group (ASG), where she draws on decades of experience in private sector investment in developing markets to help ASG clients navigate the global marketplace. She also serves on a number of boards, including the World Wildlife Fund and M-KOPA Solar. From 2000 until 2010, Ms. Littlefield was CEO of Consultative Group to Assist the Poor, a World Bank consortium dedicated to advancing access to financial services. Prior to that she was JP Morgan’s Managing Director in charge of capital markets and financing in emerging Europe, Middle East and Africa. Among other positions, she was head of developing country debt trading. During 1989-1990, she lived and worked in West and Central Africa setting up microfinance institutions.










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