Oksana Pak

Head of Access to Finance and Entrepreneurship at EBRD

Oksana Pak, joined the Gender and Economic Inclusion Team (G&EI) in December 2019 as a Head of the Inclusive Finance. Oksana leads on the design and development of inclusive financial programmes, policy engagements and capacity building to create inclusive and gender-responsive financial ecosystems.


During her 20 years of EBRD’s tenure, Oksana spent 4 years on the ground in Turkey as Deputy Head for Turkey in charge of Financial Institutions and supervised the largest EBRD’s FI portfolio of over EUR 2.5 billion.


Oksana, Uzbek national,  has joined the EBRD in 1998 under the EBRD’s Analyst Programme and holds MBA from the Imperial College of London.

All Sessions by Oksana Pak

12:00 - 13:15
Grand Hall

Presentation of the Sustainable Business Environment: Regional 2023 Report

The Report assesses the business environment in WB6 economies and Croatia using 5 main pillars: Fundamentals (macroeconomic stability and rule of law); Markets (labor, financial, and capital markets); Administration and regulations (public administration quality and efficiency); Companies (grey economy, innovation, business digitization); Economic development (equality, gender balance, green economy). Around two-thirds of the data comes from statistics, and one-third from field research, offering a comprehensive stock-take of the business environment quality from basics to innovation and green practices. The Report highlights progress in central-level reforms, crucial for local economic development policies. The findings will be presented followed by a panel discussion and insights from key speakers on top performers, successful reforms, and identified gaps in the region.

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