The Central & Eastern European Forum 2016

Elena Voloshina

Country Head


Elena Voloshina is the head of IFC’s operations in Ukraine. Ms Voloshina coordinates the work performed by IFC in Ukraine.  She carries out investment promotion as well as work on certain investment projects.  She is also actively involved in the work of advisory donor-funded programmes that IFC is implementing across Ukraine. Before her appointment in December 1996, Ms Voloshina occupied the position of deputy project manager and then project manager for IFC’s Small-Scale Privatization Project supervising the work of consultants on small-scale privatisation in 18 cities of Ukraine and coordinating IFC relations with the Ukrainian Government at all levels. Ms Voloshina began her career with IFC in 1992 when IFC first launched its operation in Ukraine. During her tenure at IFC, Ms Voloshina has served in a number of positions which enabled her to acquire extensive experience in consulting on a wide range of privatisation and investment related issues. Ms Voloshina graduated from the department of foreign languages at the Kiev State University in 1985 and, upon the completion of the university’s two year postgraduate course in 1990, was conferred a PhD in linguistics.


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Tue 19 - Wed 20 Jan 2016

The Hilton Vienna, Vienna