Chief Strategy Officer, Founders Factory Africa
Alina drives corporate strategy and oversees the company’s corporate investment and strategic partners. Prior to FFA, Alina led corporate partnerships at SPRING Accelerator, which has scaled over 75 businesses in 9 countries across Africa and South Asia.
She has catalyzed and delivered partnerships with companies like Deutsche Bank, PwC, Merck, and Unilever. Before that Alina spent seven years at the World Bank, where she built collaborations with corporations, international organisations, multilateral development agencies, and foundations. In Australia, Alina began her career working at two global media companies of WPP Group, with global clients such as British Petroleum (BP), Kodak, Ford, Miele, GE Money, and Fosters Group.