Saule Imanova


Ms. Saule Imanova is an Investment Officer at the International Finance Corporation (IFC) in Almaty, where she is responsible for business development in Central Asia with a primary focus on the sectors of manufacturing, agribusiness and services. Her professional interests include private sector promotion, investment climate in transitional economies, corporate governance and civil society. Ms. Imanova has more than ten years of investment and project finance experience in the countries of Europe and Central Asia and, prior to joining the IFC in 2007, she worked at the Innovation Fund of Kazakhstan and Astana Finance Investment Company. Ms. Imanova holds a Master of Public Administration with a concentration in economic policy management from Columbia University’s School of International and Public Affairs, an MS in Development Finance from Reading University, UK (2001) and a BS in International Economic Relations from Karaganda State University in Kazakhstan (2000).