Iryna Tsahelnik

Principal Banker, Natural Resources Team

Iryna Tsahelnik

Principal Banker, Natural Resources Team


15 years experience in emerging markets banking, including corporate and project finance, business development, project and team management, client relationship with a focus on natural resources, renewable power and mining sectors. Proven track record (> 40 transactions in Central and Eastern Europe) of project life cycle development and implementation, including project origination, structuring, execution, implementation, policy dialogue, donor financing and monitoring.  


EBRD experience: 

  • leads structuring, negotiations and execution of transactions in natural resource sector;
  • acts as a regional coordinator of Natural Resource banking team in Ukraine and Moldova while being responsible for marketing, business/pipeline development, client management, and critical screening of project proposals
  • supports policy dialogue with Ukrainian, Moldovan and Bulgarian authorities and industry associations in the following initiatives (national level): Energy Crisis Response, Hydrogen, Energy Exchange, Just Transition and Critical Raw Materials, including geological data digitalisation and development of Low Carbon Roadmap for mining sector.



Executive Master of Public Policy Administration (EMPA), London School of Economics, UK, 2022

MS in Economics, National University of Kyiv-Mohyla Academy, 2006

MS in Finance (Distinction), Belarus State University, 2004

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10 Nov 2022