Irina Zodrow

Head of Partnerships, Outreach and Resource Mobilization

Irina is head of Partnerships, Communications and Resource Mobilization at the Enhanced Integrated Framework. Prior to joining EIF, Irina served as Head of Partnerships and Stakeholder Engagement at the UN Office for Disaster Risk Reduction (UNDRR). In this position, she led and coordinated the engagement with partners from the private, financial and trade sectors, NGOs, scientists and Parliamentarians in support of resilient sustainable development and economic growth. Prior to this, she worked in external relations, resource mobilization, policy development and project management at UNDRR, UNECE, UNOCHA and UNOG. She has published in various journals, books and reports; most recently she was engaged in the development of the World Trade Report 2021. Before joining the UN, Irina worked a commercial lawyer in Germany and Australia. Irina holds a Master of Laws from Melbourne University and is a qualified lawyer in Germany and the UK. She is married and has 3 children.