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Margaret Chinwe Anadu

Head of the Urban Investment Group
Merchant Banking Division
Goldman Sachs

Margaret Chinwe Anadu is head of the Urban Investment Group (UIG), a domestic, multi-asset class investing and lending business that provides equity and debt to real estate projects and social enterprises to benefit underserved communities, within the Merchant Banking Division (MBD). Established in 2001, UIG has committed nearly $8 billion to community and economic development investments, serving as a catalyst in the revitalization of distressed urban neighborhoods. Chinwe Anadu serves on the Goldman Sachs Bank USA Management Committee, MBD Real Estate Investment Committee, and is chair of the Urban Investment Group Capital Committee. She also is on the Board of Advisors of Launch With GS, Goldman Sachs’ $500 million commitment to invest in companies and investment managers with diverse leadership.

Previously, Chinwe Anadu worked in equity derivatives in the Securities Division. She joined Goldman Sachs as an analyst in 2003, and was named managing director in 2013 and partner in 2018. She serves on the boards of several community and economic development nonprofit organizations, including the Brooklyn Bridge Park Corporation, the Center for an Urban Future, Core Innovation Capital, the Low Income Investment Fund, and the Food Bank for New York City. She earned a BA in computer science from Harvard College in 2003.

Margaret Chinwe Anadu