Elina Sarkisova

Senior Manager

About Elina

Elina has 10+ years of experience working at the intersection of finance and global development. She has worked with a wide range of development actors, including donors, investors, NGOs and social enterprises, on developing innovative finance strategies, conducting on-the-ground feasibility studies, assessing investment readiness, and supporting access to finance. Elina is also an expert in results-based financing, including the design and structuring of a $10M impact bond for refugee livelihoods in Jordan.  

During the course of her career, she has also supported organizations in building the systems and processes required for implementing innovative finance mechanisms and has developed and delivered numerous trainings and educational material, including authoring “Innovation Finance for Development: A Guide for International NGOs” published by InterAction.