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Alzbeta Klein

Board director

Designation(s): CFA

Alzbeta Klein is the CEO/Director General of the International Fertilizer Association. In her role, she is leading the global fertilizer industry towards creating and supporting productive and sustainable agriculture systems that contribute to a world free of hunger and malnutrition. In her previous roles, Ms. Klein led the International Finance Corporation (IFC) and World Bank Group’s Climate Business, positioning IFC as a lead investor in green/ESG investments in emerging markets. Prior to this, she led IFC’s Agribusiness investments, Industrial investments, and managed IFC’s $50 bn investment portfolio in emerging markets. Ms. Klein received Masters’ degree in Economics from the University of Ottawa, Canada, where she also studied for her doctorate; engineering degree from Prague University, Czech Republic; and executive education from Harvard Business School and INSEAD. She holds a Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) designation. She served on the boards of several agribusiness companies including Grupo Los Grobo in Argentina, HMH in South Africa, LAAD in Latin America, the New York University Center for Sustainable Business Advisory Board, and currently serves on the Nespresso Sustainability Advisory Board and on the IFDC Board.