Corinna Lawrence is the International Foundation for Electoral Systems (IFES) Director of Development. She is a seasoned professional with 12 years of experience in the international development sector, including 10 years of experience delivering the full range of business development activities.
Lawrence has managed multinational proposal teams winning large, complex proposals in a range of technical areas and sectors, including capacity development, governance, women’s empowerment, livelihoods, health, and the environment. A skilled facilitator, Lawrence has led capture trips, live proposal design, and interactive business development process trainings. Before joining IFES, she headed Pact’s business development Africa team and has global experience in over 20 countries across Africa, Asia, Eastern Europe, and Latin America.
She holds a bachelor’s degree in business from Wright State University and a master’s degree in international enterprise management from the University of Maryland University College.