Ana Van Bilsen Irias

Ana is a Senior Programme Manager at Access, managing relationships with various social investment funds within the Emergency Lending Programme and Growth Fund Programme Portfolio. Ana also works alongside Access’s partners on initiatives including the Enterprise Development Programme as part of our enterprise development work.

Prior to joining Access, Ana was an Investment Officer at CAF Venturesome, a leading social investment fund where she managed a portfolio of social investments across all funds, and managed the SE-Assist Fund (a place-based fund for early stage social enterprises and charities). In addition to the investment work, Ana lead on the social impact and SDG work.

Ana has also worked in peacebuilding project management for Concordis International and Innovation for Children’s Rights for UNICEF Nicaragua.

Ana has a degree in Law and Political Science from Université Lyon II and a MSc in International Studies and International Development from Université Sorbonne-Nouvelle Paris III.

You can follow Ana on twitter at @anavbilsen