Anna Kompanek is the Director for Global Programs at the Center for International Private Enterprise (CIPE). She manages a portfolio of programs spanning emerging and frontier markets around the world in CIPE’s core themes of business advocacy, strengthening entrepreneurship ecosystems and institutional trust, economic inclusion, and organizational resilience. Global Programs are thematically rather than geographically focused and build on CIPE’s established expertise to explore new and innovative areas of work. Prior to joining CIPE, Kompanek worked as a business consultant in Poland on the issues of competitiveness and market entry in Central and Eastern Europe, and in Washington, DC on the global strategy of major corporations.
Kompanek holds a BA in International Studies from Indiana University of Pennsylvania, a Master’s degree in German and European Studies from Georgetown University’s School of Foreign Service, and an MBA from George Mason University. She is a Certified Compliance and Ethics Professional-International (CCEP-I) and a graduate of the U.S. Chamber of Commerce’s Institute for Organization Management (IOM). She also holds a professional certificate from Babson College’s program “Driving Economic Growth Through Scale-Up Ecosystems” and a Mindful Leadership Certification from George Mason University’s Schar School of Policy and Government. Follow her on Twitter @AnnaKompanek.