Board of Directors

Board of Directors of Kyiv School of Economics is a main governing body of the School. During the annual meeting, the Board members approve policies, review the School's activities are establish the priorities for development for incoming years. The board of directors is reinforced by senior advisers with a high level of expertise in their areas

The Board of Directors (BoD) of Kyiv School of Economics is consists of 3 Co-Chairs 11 members and 3 Senior Advisors.




  • Makar Paseniuk – Founding Partner of Investment Capital Ukraine LLC
  • Olena Bilan — Chief Economist at Dragon Capital; KSE’2002


BoD members:

  • Alex LissitsaPresident of the Association «Ukrainian Agribusiness Club»
  • Anna Nagurney — Professor at the Isenberg School of Management, University of Massachusetts, Amherst
  • John E. Herbst — Director of the Atlantic Council’s Dinu Patriciu Eurasia Center
  • Oleksandr Zholud — Chief expert in the Monetary Policy and Economic Analysis Department at the National Bank of Ukraine
  • Peter Chernyshov — Ex-president at Kyivstar
  • Svyatoslav Vakarchuk — Musician, social activist
  • Tomas Fiala — Chief Executive Officer and founder of Dragon Capital
  • Torbjorn Becker — Director of  Stockholm Institute of Transition Economics (SITE)
  • Tymofiy Mylovanov — KSE President, Associate Professor of the University of Pittsburgh, the Minister of Economic Development, Trade and Agriculture of Ukraine (2019-20); KSE’1999
  • Volodymyr Popereshnyuk — Co-owner of Nova Poshta
  • Yegor Grygorenko — Partner of Deloitte; Head of Consulting Department in Deloitte Ukraine; KSE’2001


Senior Advisors:

  • Anders Åslund — Senior Advisor to the KSE Board of Directors; Resident Senior Fellow, Dinu Patriciu Eurasia Center, Atlantic Council
  • Regina Yan — Senior Adviser of the KSE Board; Chief Operating Officer, PCORI; Senior Advisor, Eurasia Foundation
  • Yuriy Gorodnichenko — Chairman of the KSE IAB, Quantedge Presidential Professor of Economics at University of California, Berkeley; KSE’2001


Executive Secretary of the Board of Directors — Svitlana Denysenko, [email protected]