Anna Kompanek is the Director for Global Programs at the Center for International Private Enterprise (CIPE). In this role, she manages a portfolio of programs spanning emerging and frontier markets around the world focused on CIPE’s core themes of business advocacy, combating corruption, strengthening entrepreneurship ecosystems, and women’s economic empowerment.
Her particular expertise, including training and capacity building for private sector organizations, is in the areas of anti-corruption compliance and association governance and management. Kompanek holds a designation of Certified Compliance and Ethics Professional-International (CCEP-I) awarded by Compliance and Certification Board, and she is a graduate of the U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation’s Institute for Organization Management (IOM), the premier nonprofit professional development program for association, chamber, and nonprofit professionals. She also holds a professional certificate from Babson College’s program “Driving Economic Growth Through Scale-Up Ecosystems.”
Kompanek has authored and co-authored numerous publications addressing the challenges of political and economic reform around the world. Prior to joining CIPE, she 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. She holds a BA 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. Follow Anna on Twitter @AnnaKompanek.