Mr. Pauric Brophy
Ms. Olga Kennelly
Ms. Anna Lobanova
Head of FWCs Department
Anna holds Degrees in Education and Accountancy, and is responsible for the management of GDSI Framework Contracts Department.
Dr. Georgios Chatzigiagkou
Regional Director for Southeast Europe
With a PhD in Politics from the University of York, Georgios is specialising in Public Administration Reform, Rule of Law and Justice Reform, Education Reform and Culture as well as in business development
Mr. Askar Omarov
GDSI Representative in Central Asia
Askar holds Master’s Degree in Economics and Public Administration and specialises in regional development, development of entrepreneurship, results-based budgeting as well as in development of territorial development strategies and action plans.
Ms Fiorina Mugione
Director of Mediterranean, Middle East and Africa
Fiorina is an Economist with an MBA in International Trade. She has 20 years’ experience in international organizations, where she has led more than 30 private sector development programmes (OECD, ESCAP; UNDESA, UNCTAD). Between 2006-2019, she led the Entrepreneurship Programme at UNCTAD. This Programme aims to inspire entrepreneurship and strengthen the supply capacity of small and medium enterprises through business linkages. Fiorina coordinated the EMPRETEC programme – the one stop agency for small and medium sized enterprise development- in 40 countries around the world (www.empretec.net). She took up her new role in GDSI in July 2019.
Dr. Gulnara Davletyarova
Dr. Gulnara Davletyarova – holds Degrees in Economics and Business. Dr. Davletyarova is an expert in regional development, development of entrepreneurship, strategic planning and results-based budgeting.
Mr. Korkut Yavuz
Regional Director for Turkey and the Middle East
Korkut has a BA Degree in International Relations from Ankara University Faculty of Political Sciences (Mekteb-i Mülkiye) and an MA Degree in International Relations from Yale University. He started his career at the Ministry of Trade and was working as an Economic Affairs Officer at the United Nations Economic Commission for Europe before he joined the GDSI Team. His areas of expertise include agricultural trade, import/export controls, quality infrastructure and regulatory affairs. He speaks Turkish, English and Russian.