Aileen Marshall joined PTF in 2020 after her retirement from the World Bank where her last position was Partnerships Advisor in the Africa Region. She has considerable experience in governance and conflict management and a longtime interest in women’s empowerment. Earlier in her career, Aileen was Senior Advisor to the Global Coalition for Africa, responsible for its political economy portfolio, and worked in project management for USAID. She holds bachelor’s and master’s degrees from the University of Durham in England and works as an independent consultant.