Prime Minister of Ukraine
Born in 1975 in Lviv.
Has higher education. In 1997 he graduated from Lviv Polytechnic National University with a degree in production management (mechanic engineering), engineer-economist. Ph.D. in Economics (2003).
From 1995 to 2009 Denys Shmyhal served in leadership positions at enterprises in Lviv.
From 2009 to 2013 he worked in Lviv Regional State Administration.
In 2014 Denys Shmyhal was appointed deputy Head of the Main Department of the Ministry of Revenue and Duties in Lviv region.
2015-2017 - Advisor‚Vice President‚ CEO, Member of the Supervisory Board of Lvivholod Ltd.
2017-2019 - deputy Director General for social issues of PJSC DTEK Zakhidenergo, Director of DTEK Burshtyn TPP, acting deputy Director General for social issues, PJSC DTEK Zakhidenergo; Burshtyn, Ivano-Frankivsk region.
From August 2019 to February 2020 – head of Ivano-Frankivsk Regional State Administration.
On 4 February 2020, Denys Shmyhal was appointed Deputy Prime Minister of Ukraine, Minister of Communities and Territories Development of Ukraine.
Minister of Economic Development, Trade and Agriculture of Ukraine
Petrashko Ihor graduated from Lviv Polytechnic National University and holds a bachelor's degree in business administration. In 2001 he received his MBA from the Vanderbilt University (USA). Has over 20 years of experience in management economics.
Since April 2013 - worked as the Deputy CEO of UkrLandFarming PLC.
On March 17, 2020 - appointed as Minister of Economic Development, Trade and Agriculture.
Deputy Director – Head of the Center for economic and social studies, National institute for strategic studies,
Secretary of the Council
Dr. Sc. (Econ), Senior research fellow
Honored economist of Ukraine
In 1993 graduated from the Faculty of Economics of Kyiv University (specialty - political economy). In 1996 completed his postgraduate studies. In 1997 completed the Comprehensive course in applied market economy in Joint Vienna institute.
In 1996 he defended his PhD thesis "Strategy and tactics in state regulation of market economic systems" at Kyiv University. In 2016 protected Doctor’s thesis “Institutional Determination and Subjectness of Economic Strategies’ Creation”.
Since 1993 - Senior Consultant, Since 1997 - Head of Department, since 2009 - Deputy Director, from 2010 2014 - First Deputy Director of the National Institute for Strategic Studies.
Author (co-author) of 6 monographs, more than 60 published study reports, about 60 research articles, more than 100 articles in mass-media on the issues of macroeconomics, business development, competitiveness, economic policy performance, regional development.
Dr. Åslund has served as an economic adviser to several governments, notably the governments of Russia (1991-94) and Ukraine (1994-97). He is chairman of the Advisory Council of the Center for Social and Economic Research, Warsaw, and of the Scientific Council of the Bank of Finland Institute for Economies in Transition.
Previously, he worked at the Peterson Institute for International Economics, the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace, the Brookings Institution, and the Kennan Institute for Advanced Russian Studies at the Woodrow Wilson Center. He was a professor at the Stockholm School of Economics and the founding director of the Stockholm Institute of East European Economics. He served as a Swedish diplomat in Kuwait, Poland, Geneva, and Moscow. He earned his PhD from Oxford University.
Senior fellow at the Council of Foreign Relations
He is a visiting professor at the School of International and Public Affairs (SIPA) at Columbia University and a member of the Advisory Scientific Committee of the European System Risk Board (ESRB). He also works as an independent economic consultant and speaker.
Graduated from the Mechanics and Mathematics Faculty of Kyiv State Taras Shevchenko University (specialty – mechanics) (1963 – 1968).
Valeriy Heyets successfully combines his professional activities with socio-scientific and public ones: in 1998-2009 he was Academician-Secretary of the Economics Department of the National Academy of Sciences of Ukraine;
since 2014 – Member of the Scientific and Technological Council for Technological Regulation at the Ministry of Economic Development and Trade of Ukraine;
since 2015 – Member of the Scientific and Expert Board of the Public Council at the National Bank of Ukraine;
since 2016 – Member of the Commission on the Improvement of Methodological and Reporting Documentation of the State Statistics Service of Ukraine;
since 2016 – Member of the Provisional Working Group on the Upgrading of the Kyiv Development Strategy Until 2025, and since 2017 – Member of the National Committee for Industrial Development.
Born February 12, 1950 in Kiev. She graduated from Kyiv. Institute of National Economy (1971).
Scientific works are related to demography, labor economics, social economy and politics. Participated in the development of a methodology for measuring sustainable human development, in particular in the development of a system of statistical indicators
Head of the Wealth Management department of the Capital Times Investment Company
The author of 5 books on investing, trading, mathematics, and psychology of the global financial markets, including the bestsellers Small Encyclopedia of the Trader, The Way to Financial Freedom and How to Buy Cheap and Sell High.
rik held the first transactions on financial markets, including the clients' assets management, in 1995.
2007 Novosibirsk State Academy of Economy and Management, "Finance and Credit"
1998 Economic Research Institute of the Ministry of Economy of Ukraine (Ph.D. in economics)
Economist. After graduating from the Kyiv Institute of National Economy went for post-graduate studies in the USSR Academy of Sciences' Institute of Economy (Moscow). Candidate of Economic Sciences, Associate Member of the Academy of Technological Sciences of Ukraine, Honoured Economist of Ukraine, Adviser to President of Ukraine.
While a leading research fellow of the National Academy of Sciences of Ukraine's Institute of Economy in 1971 though 1992, dealt with researches of economic efficiency, privatisation and demonopolisation issues.
Ph.D. Lausanne University, PhD (Mathematics, L’viv National University named after I. Franko), Lecturer in Management at the National University of Kyiv-Mohyla Academy, teaches Economics, Finance, Investments and Risk Management at Kyiv-Mohyla Business School (KMBS), Business Analytics at Ukrainian Catholic University, Managerial Economics at IPM Business School in Minsk jointly with Leon Kozminsky Academy (Warsaw). Yevhen is a head of Master of Business Analytics and Finance (MBAF) program at KMBS.
Yevhen also taught financial mathematics at Lausanne Polytechnic Institute (ETH), econometrics at the University of Lausanne (UNIL) and investment management at Erasmus University in Rotterdam (EUR), and worked as an analyst at the Institute for Health Economics and Management (IEMS) in Lausanne.
Y. Pentsak is the author of many scientific publications on economics and risk management and participated in many international economic conferences. Yevhen is also a partner of two companies, Finart Smart Solutions and Modex Ukraine.
Mr. Ustenko joined The Bleyzer Foundation in 2004 and since then has been actively involved in all major projects, including assessments in macroeconomics, investment and the overall business climate in the regions of analysis. He also acts as a consultant to the Ukrainian government and other CIS countries. He is an active participant at major economic and business conferences in the region and is one of the most published and quoted economists in Ukraine.
Prior to joining The Bleyzer Foundation, Mr. Ustenko was involved in different economic policy-oriented projects of The World Bank, OECD, governments of CIS countries and leading universities including Harvard University and MIT.
Mr. Ustenko has a Master’s Degree from Harvard University and a Ph.D. from Kiev State Economics University. He also attended the Ph.D. program in economics at Brandeis University.