'To think this is my day job is amazing' - World Bank GC Sandie Okoro on 'hard-hat' lawyering

The World Bank's new legal chief on lava dams, mind expansion and making the world a better place

“There are probably lots of people who could do this job that are perhaps better qualified or more experienced than me, but I am not quite sure there was anyone that wanted it quite as much,” says World Bank’s group general counsel Dr Sandie Okoro.

Okoro, who joined the World Bank in February, has held a variety of senior roles in the past, including stints as GC at HSBC Global Asset Management and Barings, but it is fair to say none have piqued her interest in the same way as her current position.

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