Health Investment & Finance


Guy Ellena


He is in charge of a growing portfolio of health and education investments of over $294 million in more than 30 emerging market countries.

Mr. Ellena joined the World Bank in 1986 and occupied successive operational positions as a Health Economist in several regions where he carried out policy work for the World Bank. He joined IFC's Latin America and Caribbean Department as its first Senior Health Specialist in 1998, as part of the Department’s new Health Care Unit. Between April 2000 and November 2001, Mr. Ellena was the Technical Manager for the Global Practice Group for Social Sectors (now the Health and Education Department).

Before joining the World Bank Group, Mr. Ellena was a researcher and health economics/policy consultant for the French Government's development agencies. He holds a Masters Degree in Economics as well as a PhD in Health Economics from the University of Aix-Marseille.

Contact details

Guy Ellena

International Finance Corporation (IFC)
2121 Pennsylvania Ave., NW
Washington ,DC
United States of America

Office: 1 (202) 458-8139
Fax: 1 (202) 974-4792