It is with pleasure we announce Jolanta Stankeviciene as a Hunt Institute Fellow. Jolanta has long standing experience developing and managing impact investments in emerging markets to ensure sustainable business operations, as well as innovating financial instruments for SMEs in energy efficiency. At the International Finance Corporation (IFC) and other international corporate and European governmental institutions, Jolanta is a champion in promoting and facilitating innovative private/public partnerships and initiatives in a multinational business environment.
Jolanta originally entered the field of finance and investment in Lithuania, through a senior position with the SME lender/investor Baltic American Enterprise Fund. This led to a position with IFC, where Jolanta developed the Commercializing Energy Efficiency Finance (CEEF) Program as Lithuanian Country Manager and later as Baltic States Regional Program Manager, also delivering IFC climate solutions. When subsequently based in IFC’s Moscow office, Jolanta provided advisory support in Ukraine and to the Russia Residential Energy Efficiency Project.
Currently based in Brussels, Belgium, Jolanta has valuable know-how of European government policy and EU decision-making processes through her work with the European Commission’s Regional Development Directorate and the Secretariat of the Audit Progress Committee, chaired by European Commission First Vice-President Frans Timmermans.
Jolanta has a master’s degree in history and a joint MBA/EMBA from Baltic Management Institute.
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