About us

Volodymyr
Makar
Head of Association
Experienced expert in the field of agrarian policy, land relations, agribusiness taxation system.
Education:

Economic and legal regulation (Ternopil Academy of National Economy); Law (Ivan Franko National University of Lviv). Master's Degree in Company Economics (European University of Finances, Information Systems, Management and Business), PhD of Legal Science, professional specialization – International Law (the Legislation Institute of the Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine).

Experience:

1998 - Specialist of the Securities and Stock Market State Commission;

1999-2002 – Senior Counsel of Ternopil Central branch of Prominvestbank;

2002-2007 - Legal Counsel of Law Firm “Corporate Technologies” LLC;

2007-2012 - Managing Partner of the Bar Association;

2012 – present – Head of the Ukrainian Agrarian Association.  

Maryan
Zablotskyy
Deputy Head of Association
Experienced expert in macroeconomics, financial markets, monetary and economic policy. As Deputy Head of Association, is in charge of the analysis of the regulatory environment of agroindustry, agricultural market and competitive environment.
Education:

Master's Degree in Finance with merit (Master’s Program of Institute of Economics and Finance of Lviv Academy of Commerce), PhD of Economic Sciences, professional specialization – Finance (Institute for Regional Studies of the National Academy of Sciences of Ukraine); attended courses in Economics and Econometrics at Ashridge Business School (the UK) and Vienna University of Economics and Business (Austria).

Experience:

2007–2008 - LLC “AMC “Optima-Capital”, Head of CIS Sub-Department;

2008–2010 – Erste Bank, Analyst at Treasury Department;

2010–2012 – Erste Bank, Head of Economic Research Sub-Department. 

Olena
Kyyivets
Scientific Consultant on Legal Issues
Expert in the field of legislative process and rulemaking issues. As Scientific Consultant of Association, is in charge of the analysis of legal and regulatory framework in land and agrarian relations.
Education:

National Academy of Internal Affairs of Ukraine (Law). Kyiv National Economic University (Accounting), scientific degree - Doctor of Legal Sciences, professional specialization – International Law.

Experience:

14 years of teaching and legal practice; most recent position:

2009-2013 – Head of European Law and International Integration Department, Institute of Legislation of the Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine.

Yuliya
Movchan
Scientific Consultant on Legal Issues
Expert in the field of legislative process and rulemaking issues. As Scientific Consultant of Association, is in charge of the analysis of legal and regulatory framework in land and agrarian relations.
Education:

Equivalent of a Master’s Degree in International Law (Institute of International Relations of Taras Shevchenko National University of Kyiv), PhD of Legal Sciences, professional specialization – International Law, (Institute of Legislation of the Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine). Attended courses and underwent internship in law-drafting and lawmaking at the Parliament of California (USA) and the Bureau of Parliamentary Studies and Training Lok Sabha (India).

Experience:

2003 – 2004 – the Ministry of Justice of Ukraine, Expert on EU law, Head of Acquis Communautaire Translation Department;

2004 – 2012 - Institute of Legislation of the Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine, Head of Unit of Adaptation of National Legislation to EU Legislation.

Oleg
Kolomiiets
Analyst on Government Relations
Experienced specialist in economics and finance, transport, communication, implementation of strategic projects of nation-wide importance, and public relations. As Analyst, is in charge of the analysis of regulatory environment and markets in the field of agriculture and related branches of industry, transport and communications.
Education:

Equivalent of a Master’s Degree in History and Law with merit (M. Kotsiubynskyi Vinnytsia State Pedagogical University), Master’s Degree in Government Management with merit, professional specialization – Political Analytics and Forecasting, Anti-Crisis Management (National Academy for Public Administration under the President of Ukraine). Attended advanced training in Economics and Finance (Scientific and Research Economic Institute of the Ministry of Economy of Ukraine, Kyiv National University of Trade and Economics). Participated in joint project of sharing experience between the Governments of Ukraine and the Netherlands on the development and implementation of mechanisms for public-private partnership in Ukraine. Attended development training in Analytics (University of Michigan) and in Fundamentals of Corporate Finance.

Experience:

2005-2008 – Main Department of Internal Policy for Media and Public Affairs at Vinnytsia Oblast State Administration;

2010-2015 – Ministry of Economic Development and Trade of Ukraine. 

Olena
Lyshtvan
The Media & Communications Specialist
Education:

Equivalent of a Master’s Degree in philology (Institute of Philology Taras Shevchenko National University of Kyiv).

Experience:

2008 – 2015 - National television company of Ukraine, journalist.

2015 – 2016 - Ministry of agrarian policy and food of Ukraine, Department of Communication.

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