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Dr. Christian N. Allison II


Dr. Christian N. Allison, II, is the President/Chief Executive Officer of the Liberian Bank for Development & Investment (LBDI). Before his appointment, he served the Central Bank of Liberia (CBL) for 21 consecutive years in various capacities.


He earned his high school diploma and WAEC certificate (Division 1) from St. Patrick’s High School in 1995; earned a Bachelor of Business Administration (Magna Cum Laude) with emphasis in Accounting and Economics from the University of Liberia in 2001; earned a Master of Business Administration (MBA), with emphasis in Corporate Finance, from the Graduate School of Business, University of Cape Town in 2006; and earned a Doctor of Business Administration (Summa Cum Laude) from the distance learning doctoral program of the California Southern University in 2023.


Dr. Allison has several professional certificates from various training programs. These include cybersecurity risk management from the Harvard online program; business risk management from the University of Cape Town; Enterprise Risk Management from Ethan Hathaway; Advanced Risk-Based Supervision from the Federal Reserve Bank of New York; Advanced Banking Supervision, West African Institute of Financial & Economic Management (WAIFEM) and the Central Bank of Nigeria; Specialized Course in Bank Supervision from the Federal Reserve Bank of New York, etc. Additionally, in 2008, Mr. Allison became an Archbishop Tutu Leadership Fellow, awarded after an advanced leadership course provided by the African Leadership Institute in conjunction with Oxford University.


Board of Directors of LBDI

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