Obbie is an insurer with over 8 years of experience across general, political risk, and trade credit insurance. He has led, or actively participated in, the structuring and negotiation of complex transactions in multiple countries on the African continent.

Since joining ATI in June 2018, Obbie has managed several renewable energy sector initiatives and the wider renewable energy portfolio at the African Trade Insurance Agency (ATI) – leading the roll out of initiatives that, since 2020, have supported landmark power projects in Burundi, Kenya, Malawi and Uganda; enabling over USD 201m in total project financing. The initiatives Obbie currently manages within ATI include the Regional Liquidity Support Facility (RLSF), the African Energy Guarantee Facility (AEGF) and the Transparency Tool.