Nena Stoiljkovic is a Vice President of Global Client Services and a member of the IFC Management Team. In this capacity, Ms. Stoiljkovic is one of two vice presidents responsible for IFC Operations. She has a leading role in developing IFC’s strategic direction and its expansion into poorer countries.
A Serbian national, Ms. Stoiljkovic has held a number of leadership positions at the World Bank Group. Previously, she served as a co-Bank Group Vice President for Global Practices and Cross-Cutting Solution Areas, which were established in 2014 to bring global expertise to help government clients tackle their most significant development challenges. The start-up year ended with strong results in lending and advisory and analytic services.
Ms. Stoiljkovic was formerly Vice President for IFC Advisory Services. Under her leadership, IFC changed its advisory delivery model to strengthen client focus and impact by integrating IFC’s advisory work with its investment work and with the then-new Global Practices.
Prior to this, Ms. Stoiljkovic was IFC’s Director for Eastern Europe and Central Asia. Under her leadership, IFC supported the banking sector in a region particularly hard hit by financial crisis and contributed to its recovery in close cooperation with the World Bank.
Ms. Stoiljkovic joined IFC in 1995 as an Investment Officer, and has since worked in Asia, the Middle East, North Africa, Southern Europe, and Central Asia.
Prior to joining IFC, Ms. Stoiljkovic worked as a consultant at the Economic Institute of Belgrade. She holds an MBA from the London Business School.