Samuel Munzele Maimbo is concurrently Practice Manager Long-Term Finance & Risk Management (Agriculture Finance & Insurance, Infrastructure Finance, Capital Market Development, Disaster Risk Finance, and Housing Finance) in the Finance & Markets Practice at the World Bank, Hon. Senior Research Fellow and Simon Industrial Fellow at the University of Manchester, and an Adj. Professor of Finance at the University of Lusaka. At the World Bank he has worked in the South Asia Region, Africa Region, and Europe and Central Asia Region. Prior to joining the World Bank in 2001, he was a Senior Bank Inspector at the Bank of Zambia and an auditor at Price Waterhouse. A Rhodes Scholar, Samuel obtained a PhD in Public Administration and Management with a thesis on the design, development and implementation of banking regulation and supervision practices from the University of Manchester, England in 2001.