Ms. Manizha Mamadnabieva is a Country Officer at the International Finance Corporation (IFC) in Tajikistan. As a Country Officer she oversees the IFC operations in Tajikistan, covering both investments and advisory support to the private sector. Prior to joining the IFC in 2009, Ms. Mamadnabieva was a Finance Consultant at the Ministry of Finance working for the World Bank project on the reorganization of the largest state owned enterprise. Her extensive professional experience also includes working for the First Microfinance Bank of Tajikistan, FINCA International Tajikistan, Czech Home Credit and Finance Bank Moscow branch and the Ernst & Young Moscow Office. Ms. Mamadnabieva holds an MSc in Project Analysis, Finance and Investment from the University of York, UK (2008, Chevening Scholarship), an MA in Finance and Credit (2002) and a BA in Economics (2000, Aga Khan Scholarship) from the Peoples' Friendship University of Russia, Moscow.