Alzbeta Klein

DIRECTOR & GLOBAL HEAD BUSINESS CLIMATE, IFC

Alzbeta Klein is the IFC’s Director and Global Head of Climate Business. 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, managing $15bn portfolio of investments in emerging markets. Alzbeta joined IFC from Export Development Canada. She received Master’s degree in Economics from the University of Ottawa, Canada, where she also studied for her doctorate; engineering degree from Prague University, Czech Republic; and executive education from Harvard Business School and INSEAD. She holds a Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) designation. She currently serves on the boards of Hans Merensky in South Africa, Grupo Los Grobo in Argentina, both agribusiness companies, and on the New York University Center for Sustainable Business Advisory Board.