Director and Global Head of Climate Business at International Finance Corporation (IFC)
Her role is to facilitate business growth, provide thought leadership, fundraise and facilitate all work related to renewables, climate-smart agribusiness, green bonds, smart cities and other climate business areas. Prior to her current appointment, she was a Global Co-Head of Industrials for IFC, investing and managing $15bn portfolio of investments in emerging markets. Alzbeta joined IFC from Export Development Canada. She currently serves on the boards of Hans Merensky in South Africa, Grupo Los Grobo in Argentina, both agribusiness companies, on the New York University Center for Sustainable Business Advisory Board, and on the Nespresso Sustainability Advisory Board.
Education: Master’s degree in Economics from the University of Ottawa, Canada; engineering degree from Prague University, Czech Republic; and executive education from Harvard Business School and INSEAD. She holds a Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) designation.