Eluma Obibuaku is a Monitoring & Evaluation Specialist with the Social and Environmental Department of the International Finance Corporation (IFC). The IFC is a member of the World Bank Group. Eluma has broad private and public sector experience having worked in various capacities at a leading energy company, a major “best practice” consulting firm and the U.S. Government.In his current capacity, Eluma is responsible for developing the Environmental and Social Department’s approach to monitoring and evaluation. The Department is charged with ensuring that each IFC investment project complies with the organization’s environmental, social, labor and corporate citizenship standards. Additionally, the Department manages several donor funded facilities that provide financial support to entities involved in innovative social or environmental projects in emerging markets. All of the projects that fall under his evaluation purview are either donor funded technical assistance or investment activities. Prior to joining the IFC, he was an investment analyst with the National Energy & Gas Transmission Company (Formerly a subsidiary of Pacific Gas & Electric) where he participated in the analysis of several multi-million dollar power generation projects as well as smaller deals. He was a Consultant with the Corporate Executive Board Company (CEB), and Senior Evaluator with the U.S. General Accounting Office (GAO). Eluma has co-authored a CEB marketing publication and several GAO evaluation reports on a wide range of issues ranging from International Trade and Finance to Thrift Resolution. He holds a Masters degree in Public Administration from the University of Delaware, and a Masters in Business Administration with a concentration in Finance and Strategic Management from the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania.