Regional Manager IFC, Ukraine, Belarus and Moldova
Jason Pellmar, based in Kyiv, leads International Finance Corporation’s (IFC’s) investment and advisory operations in Ukraine and Belarus effective as of 1 June 2017. He is responsible for managing a significant investment program – over US$3 billion of long-term finance in Ukraine and approximately US$300 million in Belarus as well as an extensive advisory program focused on improving the business environment, expanding access to finance, promoting a green economy, modernizing supply chains and opening new markets.
He has worked in a wide range of regions and industries.
From 2014 to 2017, Mr. Pellmar was responsible for new business development in the infrastructure, agribusiness, manufacturing and services sectors in Myanmar, Southeast Asia. He committed IFC’s first infrastructure investment in Myanmar, a convertible loan to the country’s leading container terminal, and led an investment supporting the country’s first power project to be awarded via a competitive bidding process.
Previously, he was based in Istanbul, Turkey, where he led several landmark infrastructure transactions in Europe, Middle East and North Africa region. He oversaw new business development in the power sector in Eastern Europe. He has been with IFC since 2010.
Prior to joining IFC, Jason underwrote and managed a global portfolio of energy assets at GE Energy Financial Services in Stamford, Connecticut, US.
He holds a Masters Degree in International Finance and Russian & Eurasian Studies from Johns Hopkins, School of Advanced International Studies (SAIS) and was a Fulbright Scholar in St. Petersburg, Russia.