Nadia Nikolova is the lead portfolio manager for Allianz Development Finance and Impact Debt strategy, managing over $1.8bn of blended finance commitments. Nadia joined AllianzGI over eight years ago originally as a portfolio manager in the Infrastructure Debt team and from 2016 has been focused on expanding AllianzGI’s presence in Emerging Markets including the infrastructure debt partnership with IFC MCPP Infra (2017), Emerging Africa Infrastructure Fund investment (2018), the introduction of Allianz Asia Private Credit strategy (2019) and the MIGA COVID-19 Response Program (2020); IFC One Planet (2021). Prior to joining AllianzGI, Nadia worked at the Project and Infrastructure Finance team at Citigroup based out of London.

Nadia is an non-executive director for the International Project Finance Association (IPFA) and the Long Term Infrastructure Investor Association (LTIIA).

Nadia holds a BSc in Economics from the University of Essex and has graduated from Harvard Business School Executive Program for Leadership and Development.

In 2016, Financial News awarded Nadia one of 40 under 40 professionals in Asset Management.