ICGFM Board of Directors - Biography
Karina Temirbulatova, Vice President for Partnerships and Alliances
Karina is a Senior Manager in the Advisory Services practice of Ernst & Young (EY), where she focuses on serving EY’s public sector clients, including Multilateral Development Banks and U.S. based development agencies. She is an accomplished management consultant with over 12 years of broad-based experience in program management, financial management, strategy development, and operations optimization.
Prior to joining EY, Karina held management positions with Booz Allen Hamilton and Grant Thornton’s Global Public Sector, where she focused on supporting public sector clients in a variety of efforts to improve governance, budget transparency, efficiency, and effectiveness. Before that Karina was a financial analyst with the World Bank’s Operational Policy and Country Services Vice Presidency — Financial Management Sector working on financial management and reporting, anti-corruption and financial quality assurance initiatives.
Prior to the World Bank, she worked as a business analyst for Accenture and as a procurement associate for the Wisconsin Department of Administration.
Karina’s work with ICGFM community dates back to 2006 when she began to represent the World Bank Group on the ICGFM Programs Committee. As Karina joined Grant Thornton’s International practice she continued to support ICGFM’s mission and objectives by serving as a Program Co-Chair for the December 08 and Miami 09 conferences bringing additional members to join the ICGFM’s Program Steering Committee. Her commitment to ICGFM mission and PFM agenda over the last decade have contributed to ICGFM’s current strong platform of supportive members and PFM practitioners. Karina holds an MA in Policy Management from Georgetown University, a Bachelor of Science degree from the Milwaukee School of Engineering, and is a Certified Project Management Professional (PMP).