Nena Stoiljkovic, Vice President, Asia and Pacific

 

Nena Stoiljkovic is IFC’s Vice President for Asia and Pacific. In this capacity, Ms. Stoiljkovic is responsible for all IFC operations in the region. She has global experience in development issues such as climate change, gender, and fragile and conflict-affected situations including through her recent role as Vice President of Blended Finance and Partnerships.

Ms. Stoiljkovic has a track record of promoting development finance innovation in a variety of leadership roles at IFC. Most recently, she played a key part in the corporation's efforts to build a new architecture for development finance with other institutions, governments, and the private sector. She helped shape the World Bank Group strategy, working with the International Development Association (IDA) on a pioneering private sector window to catalyze greater private investment in low-income and conflict-affected countries.

Earlier, Ms. Stoiljkovic co-led the establishment of the World Bank Group's Global Practices and Cross-cutting Solutions Areas. In this role, she brought private sector experience into the process of harnessing global expertise to help government clients tackle development challenges. This expertise combined with strong operational experience in IFC’s investment and advisory businesses through her roles as a co-Vice President of IFC Operations, Vice President of Advisory Services, and Director of the Europe and Central Asia region.

Ms. Stoiljkovic joined IFC in 1995 as an Investment Officer. Prior to that, she worked as a consultant at the Economic Institute of Belgrade. She holds an MBA from the London Business School.