Yurii Gaidai

Senior Economist
Yurii Gaidai

Professional experience

From 2008 to 2015 Yurii worked as a consultant at Ernst & Young, financial auditor at lifecell, and financial compliance manager at GlaxoSmithKline for the region of Ukraine, Belarus, Moldova, Caucasus and Central Asia.

From 2015 to 2021 Yurii served as the inspector of Business Ombudsman Council of Ukraine, where he investigated the violations of business rights by state tax, customs and investigative bodies and municipalities; developed and monitored implementation of systemic recommendations to state bodies, participated in writing of systemic reports on SME issues and labor legislation, promoted the ethical business conduct and government relations culture.


Yurii graduated from the Kyiv National Economic University with Master’s degree in financial engineering and analytics in banks, completed Leadership in Public Finance Program (joint project of Kyiv School of Economics, GIZ and the Ministry of Finance), he is also LC fellow at Montreal AI Ethics Institute.