Alina oversees the Founders Factory Africa portfolio to ensure FFA’s ventures’ growth and performance is aligned to global opportunities, and leverages external collaborations with investors and partners to drive value to FFA and the businesses. Prior to FFA, Alina led corporate partnerships at Spring Accelerator. She has catalyzed and delivered partnerships with companies like Deutsche Bank, Hogan Lovells, PwC, Merck, and Unilever. Before that Alina spent seven years at the World Bank, where she built collaborations with corporations, international organisations, multilateral development agencies, and foundations. In Australia, Alina began her career working at two global media companies of WPP Group, with global clients such as British Petroleum (BP), Kodak, Ford, Miele, GE Money, and Fosters Group.