Jason Pellmar, based in Kyiv, leads International Finance Corporation’s (IFC’s) investment and advisory operations in Ukraine and Belarus effective as of 2017. He is responsible for managing a significant investment program – over $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 in Myanmar, Southeast Asia. He committed IFC’s first infrastructure investment in Myanmar, a convertible loan to the country’s leading container terminal.
Previously, he was based in Istanbul, Turkey, where he led several landmark infrastructure transactions in Europe, Middle East and North Africa region. Prior to joining IFC in 2010, Jason underwrote and managed a global portfolio of energy assets at GE Energy.
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.