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Ms. Alona Ponomareva B.

Principal Portfolio Manager, World Bank Pension Plan

World Bank

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World Bank

1818 H Street, Nw

Washington Dc, District of Columbia 20433

United States

Company Description

The World Bank is a vital source of financial and technical assistance to developing countries around the world. The World Bank is made up of two unique development institutions owned by 185 member countries-the International Bank for Reconstruction and D... more

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Employment History

Investor Into Private Equity Funds

International Finance Corporation


Foreign Languages
Moscow Linguistic University


Georgetown University

Web References (33 Total References)

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*Alona Ponomareva, CFA, Principal Portfolio Manager, Pension and Endowments Department, The World Bank

EMPEC 2007 | Emerging Markets Private Equity Conference | Moscow, Russia

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Alona Ponomareva EMPEC 2007 | Emerging Markets Private Equity Conference | Moscow, Russia

Alona Ponomareva
Alona Ponomareva
Alona Ponomareva, Principal Investment Officer International Finance Corporation Alona Ponomareva is a Principal Investment Officer in the Central and Eastern Europe Department of the International Finance Corporation (IFC), based in Washington DC. Starting in August 2007, she will be based in Kyiv, Ukraine, with direct responsibility for further development of the IFC investment program in that market (and with a special emphasis on equity investments).
For the past six years, Ms. Ponomareva was a portfolio manager in the Private Equity and Real Estate group of the Pension Investments Department (PID) of the World Bank. PID is tasked with investing the $15+bn World Bank Staff Pension Plan across a broad range of asset classes, including public equity, fixed income, private equity, hedge funds, real estate and infrastructure.
While at PID, Ms. Ponomareva's responsibilities included sourcing, analyzing, negotiating and monitoring private equity and real estate investments for the World Bank Pension Plan, in a number of strategies, including buyouts, venture capital, distressed and emerging markets. In her role, she also represented the World Bank Pension Plan on Limited Partner Advisory Boards of multiple private equity and venture capital funds.
Prior to PID, Ms. Ponomareva was an Investment Officer in the Central and Eastern Europe and Latin America departments of IFC where she worked on evaluating, structuring and negotiating new project finance investments and managed IFC's existing portfolio.
Prior to joining IFC, Ms. Ponomareva was with the Financial Advisory Services practice of Ernst & Young LLP, where she analyzed investment opportunities in Latin America and Eastern Europe.
Ms. Ponomareva is a Chartered Financial Analyst. She earned her MBA from Georgetown University in Washington DC and a BA in Foreign Languages (with distinction) from the Moscow Linguistic University in Russia. A native Russian speaker, she is fluent in English and Spanish and proficient in German.

Schedule and Program

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Alona Ponomareva, Principal Portfolio Manager, The World Bank Pension Plan. Alona is a memberof the Private Equity team of the World Bank's Pension and Endowments Department which she joined in 2001. In addition to her focus on private equity, Ms. Ponomareva has spent almost nine years as Investment Officer for International Finance Corporation, the private sector arm of the World Bank and the largest private investor in emerging markets worldwide. While at IFC, Ms. Ponomareva focused on manufacturing investments in Latin America and infrastructure investments in Eastern Europe, including a 5-year overseas posting in Ukraine.

2013 Annual Conference

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Alona Ponomareva, Principal Portfolio Manager, The World Bank Pension Plan.

GDF News

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GDF Team welcomes Alona Ponomareva - Principal Investment Officer, Central & Eastern Europe Department - IFC and Supriya Saxena - Director - UniCredit Markets & Investment Banking, who have joined II Annual Private Equity Convention Russia, CIS & CEE 9-10 June 2011, London

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