Nena Stoiljkovic

Undersecretary-General for Global Relations, Humanitarian Diplomacy and Digitalization, International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (IFRC)

Nena Stoiljkovic
Under Secretary General, International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent National Societies (IFRC)

Nena is IFRC's USG for Partnerships, Global Humanitarian Diplomacy and Digitalization. Previously, Nena worked in a number of high-level roles in the World Bank Group. Her last position was that of the IFC’s Regional Vice President for Asia and Pacific. In that 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 previous role in IFC as Vice President of Blended Finance and Partnerships.

Ms. Stoiljkovic has a track record of promoting development finance innovation and now in humanitarian finance and nexus between humanitarian and development finance. 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 holds an MBA from the London Business School.

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