Has a 20+ years’ experience with the inside operations in the non-for- profit organizations. In her capacity as Director of Network Finance and System Development, Ilonka was tasked to streamline and standardize the operations at the field offices in more than 20 countries, leading the development of the standardized in-house software solutions. She has been in direct contact with the partner organizations and grant recipients, advising on building organizational capacity and increasing their accountability and transparency on the Donor funds management and reporting.
George has an Executive Education in Leadership in Financial Organizations from Harvard Business School, and an MBA degree from the Athens University of Economics and Business. He has a BA in Business administration and Economics from the American University in Bulgaria (AUBG). George is a results oriented person with excellent managerial skills and developed business awareness. In his professional career he has taken several high managerial positions as Executive Director at BM Leasing, Corporate & SME Banking at TBI Bank Bulgaria, Managing Director Bulgaria of Coface, Country Manager at EUROBANK EFG FACTORS etc.
Has over twenty years’ experience in Finance, Accounting, Administration and Human Resources in NGO sector. Extensive experience in strategic planning, budgeting and fundraising. Proven ability to develop and implement financial policies and procedures, including internal financial control and managing projects