Yulia Shutyak


Yuliya has 10+ analytical/research experience gained in academia, commercial and non-commercial organizations. She has a proven experience of working with business managers, representatives of governmental, non-governmental and international organizations, and highly-qualified researchers in various areas of specialization. Yuliya has MSc in Public Administration from University of Twente (the Netherlands), Master in Economy of Enterprises from Khmelnytskyi National University (Ukraine). and a doctorate from Khmelnytskyi National University (Ukraine). ​Country of residence: Belgium. Profession: Economist-researcher, Ph.D. Languages: Ukrainian, Russian, French, English Contact me at INFO at PROMOTEUKRAINE . ORG

Viktoria Shestoperova - Rozendaal

Director of Informational Projects, Chairwoman of Ukrainian branch

Viktoria is an experienced journalist. She havs been working for leading Ukrainian mass media for the past 13 years. She worked as parliamentary and international correspondent for national weekly newspaper “Stolichnie Novosti” (Capital News), as an international editor of the “First Business Channel”, as an editor and international correspondent of the biggest national newspaper “Segodnya”. In Promote Ukraine she is responsible for media reviews, media projects and video production. Viktoria heads Ukrainian branch of Promote Ukraine (Kyiv). Country of residence: Belgium Profession: Journalist Work: Freelance journalist for Ukrainian media Founder at Languages: Ukrainian, Russian, Dutch, English Contact me at INFO at PROMOTEUKRAINE . ORG

Anastasia Floor Kousgaard

Communication Manager

Anastasia holds Bachelor degree in Philosophy from Kyiv Mohyla Academy (2010-2014), Master of Arts in Philosophy at KU Leuven (2014-2015), Advanced Research Master in Philosophy at KU Leuven (2015-2016). She volunteered as a translator in the charity projects for the Ukrainian orphanages of the organization Hope House International. Country of residence: Belgium Languages: Russian, Ukrainian, English, Dutch

Natalia Karpenko

Director of Promote Ukraine Kids Club "Sovenyatko", manager of cultural projects

Natalia has University degree in English and Dutch language and literature and world literature from Kiev Taras Shevchenko University in Ukraine and Utrecht University in the Netherlands. She is a Dutch teacher for children and adults. Country of residence: Belgium Profession: Dutch teacher for children and adults, interpreter, literary translator Languages: Ukrainian, Russian, Dutch, English Contact me at SOVENYATKO at PROMOTEUKRAINE . ORG

Valentyna Parsaieva

Project manager of PU Women in Business

Valentyna has 8+ experience in business development, project management and international relations and trade. Her professional path has been started in Corporate business department in the banking industry (BNP Paribas Group). She continued to gain her skills in managing internal and external stakeholders, in multi-cultural networking and fostering international relations with customers, governmental and non-governmental organizations while being a Head of Export department of the leading Ukrainian producer of alcoholic beverages. Afterwards, Valentyna endorsed her management skills and boosted her quality as a leader during her Advanced Master in Innovation and Entrepreneurship in Belgium. Currently, Valentyna is a member of Young potential program in Brussels airlines where she enhances her experience as a project manager. Valentyna holds Master’s degree in Finance (Odessa National Economic University, Ukraine), Master’s degree in Public administration (National Academy of Public administration, Ukraine), Advanced Master’s degree in Innovation and Entrepreneurship (Vlerick business school, Belgium). Country of residence: Belgium. Languages: Ukrainian, Russian, English, French.

Artem Kyzym

Intern, Outreach officer

Artem is currently enrolled at Vrije Universiteit Brussels' Bachelors of Social Sciences programme. Previously graduated from QSI International School - Minsk with an American Diploma with Honors. Currently the Student Representative of his faculty and CFO of AIESEC VUB, a not-for-profit, non-governmental organization specializing in cross-cultural exchanges. Current Residence: Belgium Languages: English, Ukrainian, Russian, Japanese, French

Maksym Stepanov

Process, Development and Digital Marketing Coordinator

Maksym holds Master of Law from the National Dnipro University. Currently he studies at Ukrainian Free University Munich. He has 10 years experience in the fields of Investigation, anti-raid, banking and IT law. Maksym is experienced in programming, design and digital marketing. He is also the initiator of Futurum Academy.

Anna Savchenko

Project Assistant

Anna is an engineer by background and an artist by heart. Her passion is graphic design and databases and she is keen to support Promote Ukraine with her expertise and knowledge. Anna speaks Ukrainian, Russian, English, and French

Sergei Mikhailov

Financial Director

Director of the Board

Team of PU Woman

EU-Ukraine Women in Politics

Alina Nychyk

Project Manager of PU Woman - EU-Ukraine Women in Politics

- PhD Candidate in Politics, MSc in International Economic Relations - Core interests: the European Union, Ukraine's integration into the EU, conflict in Ukraine, global governance - Experience: universities (Leipzig University, the University of Manchester), private companies (Dreberis consulting, Hewlett Packard), NGOs (Polish Forum of Young Diplomats, Ukraine Democracy Initiative), European institutions (Commission and Parliament), media (Hold the Trend, Newsletter for the EU, Emerging Europe) Contact me at PUWOMAN at PROMOTEUKRAINE . ORG

Oksana Bulda

Project Coordinator in Kyiv

- Master in Jurisprudence, volunteer, human rights activist - Core interests: Euro-Atlantic integration of Ukraine, social protection of human rights and civil resistance - Experience: private entrepreneur, NGOs (Legal Hundred, Pidmoga info). Contact me at PUWOMAN at PROMOTEUKRAINE . ORG

Anna Melenchuk

Project Coordinator in Brussels

Project Coordinator in Brussels - Founder of the Institute of Innovative Governance - Intern at European Committee of Regions - Master of Public Policy Analysis, University of Glasgow & University of Tartu Specialization: cyber security, e-democracy, gender equality Contact me at PUWOMAN at PROMOTEUKRAINE . ORG

Dariya Bovkun

Outreach Coordinator

Master in International Relations: Europe from Visegrad Perspective Experience: Jagiellonian University (Poland), Masaryk University (Czech Republic), University of Pecs (Hungary), University of Matej Bel (Slovakia), NGOs (Ukrainian Institute for International Politics). Core interests: Political economy, Macro-regional and interregional cooperation, Eastern Partnership, Ukraine’s integration into EU

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Marta Barandiy


Marta Barandiy is a founder of the organization Promote Ukraine. She holds post-master and doctoral degree in international and European law from the University Saarbruecken. The topic of her dissertation was “Sovereignty as a Remedy to Secure States’ Interests”. She is a guest lecturer at Ukrainian Free University Munich. Country of residence: Belgium Profession: International Lawyer, Ph.D. Work: Of Counsel at ASTERS LAW FIRM Civil society activities: OUB (Association of Ukrainian Women in Belgium) Languages: Ukrainian, Russian, Polish, German, English, French, Dutch, Czech, Urdu. Contact: INFO at PROMOTEUKRAINE . ORG