The Advisory Board is an advisory body of the Organization. Its members operate on a voluntary basis and are elected by a decision of the General Meeting for a three-year period with the possibility of extension.
Iryna Papusha graduated from Kyiv National University of Economics and received PhD of Economics, studied at the Aspen Institute, completed training on the Board Direction program in UCGA-INSEAD and the Corporate Directors program in UCGI.
She has 20 years of experience in management positions in the FMCG and B2B markets and 6 years of experience in Corporate Governance. Iryna has strong expertise in corporate governance, development of business strategies, building effective management systems and corporate culture, interaction with government and non-governmental organizations. She was providing EasyBusiness project as a Former Adviser to the Minister of Economic Development and Trade of Ukraine.
Iryna Papusha is a member of the Supervisory and Advisory Boards of Ukrainian and European companies. She is a chairman of the Supervisory Board of Nova Poshta, Board member of Ukrainian Corporate Governance Academy and Dutch Foundation OpenDoorUkraine.NL, the representative of the Ukrainian Chamber of Commerce and Industry in the Netherlands.
Iryna is a member of the Professional Association of Corporate Governance, National Registry of Corporate Directors, the Belgian Institute for Directors GUBERNA, ecoDa and Aspen Institute Kyiv.
Dr. Olena Maslyukivska is a National Programme Coordinator for EU4Environment programme in Ukraine and an Associate Professor at the Department of Environmental Studies of the National University of "Kiev-Mohyla Academy" in Kyiv, Ukraine.
Olena has over 20 years of professional experience in research and policy analysis related to environment and sustainability, 14 years of executing consultancy projects commissioned by international organizations in Ukraine and internationally, 11 years of management experience in donor funded projects (UNDP, Global Affairs Canada, USAID, DEFRA).
She holds a PhD in Economics (Natural resources management and environmental protection) and M.A. in environmental management from the Yale School of the Environment (USA).
Mr Dariusz Edward Prasek, Doctor in Environmental Engineering, Member of the United Nations Advisory Board on Circular Economy, Independent Expert on Development Financing at IDB Invest, International Expert in Environmental, Social and Governance areas.
Significant experience in driving the sustainability agenda within an International Financial Institution and in the implementation of the Circular Economy. A Member of the United Nations Circular Economy Advisory Board.
Extensive experience and proven record of a sound practical approach to project appraisal and problem solving in line with best international practice based on 27 years of hands-on engagement in over 4000 projects in all industry sectors, such as extractive industries, manufacturing and services, transport, power and energy, municipal infrastructure and financially intermediated operations.
Former Director of Operations in Environment and Sustainability Department of the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development.
Alina Sokolenko is an international sustainability expert with a university degree in Business Administration and master’s degree in Environmental Sciences and Sustainability Finance.
She has 15 years of experience in sustainability and green investments and is working extensively with international development banks. In addition, Ms. Sokolenko has held senior positions in sustainable finance and was the head of the Basel Convention Group at the Ministry of Ecology and Natural Resources of Ukraine.
Alina Sokolenko is a founder of an international sustainability consulting - AVgroup and a co-founder and the Head of Association of Sustainable Development Experts.
Our organization brings together leading Ukrainian and international sustainability practitioners with extensive experience in implementing projects in various sectors of the economy following the principles of sustainability and responsible investment.