Ivan works with IFC industry and regional departments to provide client advisory solutions in agribusiness aiming to increase IFC developmental impact and mitigate business risks. Ivan joint IFC in 2003 as head of IFC’s office in Belarus, leading the policy advice to the government and IFC’s business development there. Since 2006, he has been part of the regional management team and the IFC manager for real sector advisory operations in Eastern and Central Europe. As regional business line leader he was in charge of a $50 million regional portfolio of projects serving IFC clients in agribusiness, extractive industries, and manufacturing in 13 countries. Ivan initiated and built IFC’s food safety practice. Before joining IFC Ivan has set up and managed a number of successful private ventures in distribution, retail, and food processing in Russia.

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