Announcement on Executive Director

Aspen Institute Kyiv is pleased to announce the successful completion of the open competition for new Executive Director search. The Board of Trustees decided to appoint Yuliya Tychkivska as the next Executive Director of the Aspen Institute Kyiv as of November 01, 2017.

Yuliya has proven leadership capabilities. In a period from 2009 till 2011 she managed international programs in the Ukrainian Reform Support Foundation, in 2012 – 2014 she was a Business Development Manager at Kyiv School of Economics and in 2014-2017 served as a Vice-president of the Kyiv School of Economics. Yuliya has a management experience in the advisory group to the Ministry of Economy of Ukraine. She is a Co-founder of the Open University of Maidan and Bendukidze Free Market Centre. In 2012 Yuliya graduated from National University of Kyiv-Mohyla Academy, Master in Economics. Curator at WEF Global Shapers Community. In September 2017 Yuliya attended the International seminar “Europe: the next generation, shares values”, organized by the Aspen Initiative for Europe.

Coordination, enhancement of the operational and financial security, as well as management of programs activity is integral for further development of the Aspen Institute Kyiv, and we wish Yuliya inspiration and success in this work.

Furthermore we are pleased to inform that Sergey Koshman will lead and develop the international policy program of the Aspen Institute Kyiv.

Over 150 applications were received and reviewed, 94 candidates were properly qualified. At the conclusion of four rounds competition process six finalists were selected by the committee. In two steps the Board of Trustees identified the winner.

We would like to express our gratitude to Hudson Company for their professional and technical assistance provided during all competition process.    

May we take once again this opportunity to express our best respect and promote openness of the Aspen Institute Kyiv to new ideas and proposals.

We wish you every success in all your endeavors!


Board of Trustees

Aspen Institute Kyiv



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