Investors engaged in the new “scramble for Africa” are attracted by the continent’s development prospects, but will their money be safe with so much political risk? We can help, Michel Wormers, vice president and COO of the Multilateral Investment Guarantee Agency, writes in this guest opinion.

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  • Michel Wormser

    Michel Wormser is vice president and COO at the Multilateral Investment Guarantee Agency, the World Bank's political risk insurance arm. Before joining MIGA in 2011, Wormser served in several leadership positions within the Washington, D.C.-based institution, including director of infrastructure and sustainable development for Africa, adviser to the executive vice president of the International Finance Corp. and vice president for private sector development.