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Hlib Vyshlinsky, executive director

Responsible for general management of CES and its external relations.

In December 2015, Hlib was elected as a member of the Council of the “Reanimation Package of Reforms” civic platform. In December 2018 he was re-elected as a member of the Council of the RPR for the third time.

Professional experience
Hlib Vyshlinsky has over 20 years of experience in economic analysis and research.

From 2010 to April 2015, Hlib was Deputy Director at GfK Ukraine, the country’s leading marketing research agency. He worked at GfK Ukraine since 2003. Prior to that, during 1997-2003 he was Senior Economist, Publications Director and Deputy Director of the International Centre for Policy Studies. Hlib began his career as an economic journalist and editor, working in different mass media during 1993-1998.

Education
Hlib obtained a Master’s degree in Management from the National Technical University of Ukraine, the “Kyiv Polytechnic Institute”.

Maria Repko, deputy director

Responsible for research coordination in public policy areas focused on providing macroeconomic stability (in particular, monetary and fiscal policy, as well as policy regarding financial sector).

Professional experience
From 2006 to 2013 for several years Maria worked as an analyst at the investment company Troika Dialog Ukraine, where she was responsible for conducting company research and strategy on credit markets. Also she worked as a director of analytical department at Empire State Capital Partners and at the managing branch for large group of companies, where she managed shareholders’ investments on the foreign capital markets (2014-2015).

Education
Maria holds Master’s degree in Management from the Kyiv National University of Economics and Master’s degree in Finance from the Ukrainian Institute of Stock Market Development.

Dmytro Yablonovsky, deputy director

Responsible for research coordination in natural monopolies, competition and state ownership.

Professional experience
From 2004 to 2016 worked at GfK Ukraine where he was responsible for financial research. During 2003-2004 worked as financial analyst in Maersk Sealand.

Education
Dmytro holds Master’s degree in Economics from Economics Education and Research Consortium (now Kyiv School of Economics) at the National University of Kyiv-Mohyla Academy.

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    Natalia Best, deputy director

    Responsible for organizational development, fundraising and project administration.

    Professional experience
    Has over 15 years of combined professional experience in private equity and corporate finance. Most recently, served as a Chief of Staff to the Minister of Economic Development and Trade Aivaras Abromavicius (2015-16). Prior positions include working as a Chief Financial Officer of Lycée Francais Anne de Kiev (2014-15), Vice President at Horizon Capital (2006-07), and Investment Manager at Western NIS Enterprise Fund (1998-2006), among others.

    Education
    Received a Master of Business Administration degree in Investment Management from the Ohio State University and a Bachelor of Business Administration degree in Finance (summa cum laude) from West Texas A&M University.

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      Iryna Piontkivska, senior economist

      Works in the team responsible for research of public policy focused on providing macroeconomic stability.

      Professional experience
      From 2005 to 2013 Iryna worked as an economist at the investment company Troika Dialog Ukraine, where she was responsible for macroeconomic research and monitoring of Ukrainian economic development. She also has a work experience as an economist at the non-government organization Bleyzer Foundation (from 2003 to 2005).

      Education
      Iryna holds Master’s degree in Economics from Economics Education and Research Consortium (now Kyiv School of Economics) at the National University of Kyiv-Mohyla Academy.

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      Oksana Zatvornytska, senior economist

      Works in the team responsible for research of public policy in infrastructure focused on economic growth.

      Professional experience
      Up to 18 years of professional experience in policy research, economic studies, program and project management for IFI-funded projects in Ukraine and abroad.
      During her professional life Mrs. Zatvornytska used to work for EU-funded UEPLAC project (1999-2001), CASE Ukraine (2001-2003), Ukrainian security printing company (2007-2008), for engineering company Egis Ukraina LLC (2008-2018).

      Fields of professional interests of Mrs. Zatvornytska are with economic, financial and policy analysis in the domain of transport, municipal utilities (public transport, water supply, district heating) and energy.
      Education
      Holds M.A. degree in Economic Theory from National University “Kyiv-Mohyla Academy”.

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        Oleksii Hamaniuk, economist

        Works in the team responsible for research of public policy focused on providing macroeconomic stability.

        Professional experience
        In 2016 worked as an assistant in the KSE Alumni Association.
        In 2015-2016 years was a member of the Student Council and the Academic Council of the Kyiv-Mohyla academy.

        Education
        Oleksii holds the Bachelor’s degree in Economics from the National University of Kyiv-Mohyla Academy and the Master’s degree from the Kyiv School of Economics.

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          Dariia Mykhailyshyna, economist

          Responsible for research coordination in public policy areas focused on providing macroeconomic stability (in particular, monetary and fiscal policy, as well as policy regarding financial sector).

          Professional experience
          In 2016 – 2017 worked as a Research Assistant in the Department of Economics at the University of Warwick. Also, in 2016 she worked as an intern at the Institute of Economic Affairs (London), and in 2017 she worked as an intern at VoxUkraine.

          Education
          Dariia holds MSc degree in Economic Policy from University College London (UCL) and BSc degree in Philosophy, Politics and Economics, with Economics major from University of Warwick.

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            Bohdan Prokhorov, junior economist

            Works in the team responsible for research of public policy focused on providing macroeconomic stability.

            Professional experience
            During 2016-2017 served internship at a solidarity economy association “Cooperativa Terra Chã” (Portugal).

            Education
            Bohdan holds the Bachelor’s degree in Business Economics from the National Mining University. Currently he is getting the Master’s degree in Economics at the National University of Kyiv-Mohyla Academy.

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              Roman Soltysiak, junior economist

              Works in the team responsible for research of public policy focused on providing macroeconomic stability.

              Professional experience
              In 2017 worked as an economic analyst intern in public organization “EasyBusiness”. In March 2017 became a superfinalist of CFA Institute research challenge in Ukraine.

              Education
              Roman holds the Bachelor`s degree in Economics from the National University of Kyiv-Mohyla Academy. Currently he is getting the Master`s degree in Finance.

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                COMMUNICATIONS AND OFFICE

                Valeriia Sieliezienieva, communications director

                Responsible for the development and implementation of CES communications strategy aimed at forming public support for carrying out reforms in Ukraine.

                Professional experience
                Most recently, Andrii was forming of the open source community at technological company Remme (2018-2019). Worked as a social entrepreneurship coordinator at the social innovation center Impact Hub Odessa (2016-2018), developed and implemented content strategy for the SaaS platform Ringostat (2014-2016).

                Education
                Received a Master of Social and Cultural Entrepreneurship degree, from the Université Lyon Lumière 2 and a Master of Business Administration degree in Strategic Management of Organization from the Odessa I.I. Mechnikov National University.

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                  Nadiya Vorona, digital communications manager

                  Responsible for the development and implementation of CES communications strategy aimed at forming public support for carrying out reforms in Ukraine.

                  Professional experience
                  Previously worked as an office administrator at Acorn Language Centre.

                  Education
                  Nadiya holds the Bachelor`s degree in advertising and public relations from the Kyiv National University of Trade and Economics.

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                  Tetiana Kravchuk, organisational development manager

                  Ensures the smooth functioning of the office, contributes to the timely and accurately fulfilment of project activities

                  Professional experience
                  For 7 years worked at Alfa Laval (Sweden) Office in Ukraine as an office manager and communication assistant

                  Education
                  Obtained a Master’s degree in Management from the Kyiv National Linguistic University