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Elena Kanevsky

MOMENTUM Integrated Health Resilience, Director of Finance and Operations

Elena Kanevsky provides financial and administrative leadership and oversight for the global USAID funded MOMENTUM Integrated Health Resilience project.

Elena has extensive experience working with financial systems and operations on complex U.S. government-funded development programs. She has provided oversight finance and grant management for U.S. government programs in 30 countries, including Liberia, Nigeria, Timor-Leste, Yemen and Zimbabwe.

Before joining Corus International, Elena served as the Finance and Administration Director for John Snow, Inc., where she managed a USAID and private foundation project portfolio of $97 million. While at the American Red Cross, she oversaw compliance and oversaw grants management for the $589 million tsunami response in Indonesia, Sri Lanka, Maldives and Thailand.

Born in Russia, Elena has an MBA from George Washington University.