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LBDI has four principal officers: CEO/President, DCEO/General Manager, Comptroller and Corporate Secretary. They are each elected by a two-third majority of the Board. Those officers may be of any nationality and they need not be residents of Liberia.

DEO DELANEY | President & CEO

The Liberian Bank for Development and Investment


Deo Delaney is the President and CEO of the Liberian Bank for Development and Investment (LBDI), the country’s only development finance institution.


Before joining LBDI in May 2022, Mr. Delaney served as a strategy, management and technology consultant at Accenture in Amsterdam.  Prior to Accenture, Mr. Delaney worked at the Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB) in Beijing, China, managing that institution’s financial services outsourcing portfolio covering treasury and controller operations.


He holds a Master’s in Global Business with academic distinction from the University of Oxford Said Business School. Before that, Mr. Delaney earned a Master’s in Human Rights and Conflict Affairs at the Institute of Law and Politics at the Scuola Superiore S’anna di Pisa in Italy.


At the Harvard Kennedy School of Government, Mr. Delaney completed post-graduate studies in Behavioral Finance focused on investment decisions.

Principal Officers

Executive Management of LBDI