Executive Team

Aspen Institute Kyiv team made up of professionals who have years of experience and achievements in various fields, and take active citizenship. United by a common mission team implements strategic objectives Aspen Institute Kyiv, develops and distributes his idea.

  • Yuliya Tychkivska
    Yuliya
    Tychkivska
    Executive director
    yt@aspeninstitutekyiv.org
    She has many years of management experience in educational institutions. Yuliya served as a Vice President at Kyiv School of Economics (KSE). She worked as a Head of the advisory group for Ukrainian Minister of Economic Development and Trade. Yulia is a co-founder of Bendukidze Free Market Centre. She is a civic activist in Ukraine and founder of the Open University of Maidan. Yuliya graduated in Atlas Leadership Academy and Kyiv-Mohyla Academy. In 2018, Forbes selected her as a top 30 under 30 in Europe in Law and Policy field for her role in the building of civil society in Ukraine.
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  • Denis Poltavets
    Denis
    Poltavets
    Director of Program Development
    dp@aspeninstitutekyiv.org
    Civil Society Development Expert: Since 2016, Program Development Director at the Aspen Institute Kyiv; since 2007, cooperated with the Aspen Ukraine Initiative as a moderator; Program Development Manager of the International Renaissance Foundation, an expert and project coordinator of the UN Development Program in Ukraine; Degree in psychiatry.
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  • Alina Shklyaruk
    Alina
    Shklyaruk
    Seminar Program Director
    as@aspeninstitutekyiv.org
    Specalist with 20 years of international experience in organizing business, educational and cultural events in Ukraine and abroad, including Seoul and Beijing. Has managerial experience in recruitment companies. In 2010, she joined the Aspen Initiative in Ukraine as the project leader of The Responsible Leadership seminars and worked on the development of the Aspen-Ukraine Alumni Association. Today she heads the seminar programs of the Aspen Institute in Kyiv.
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  • Оlena Fomina
    Оlena
    Fomina
    Director of the Justice, Law, and Society Program
    of@aspeninstitutekyiv.org
    Olena Fomina is a Coordinator of the program area “Justice, Law, and Society” at the Aspen Institute Kyiv. She is an Attorney, a tax, business, and alternative dispute resolution lawyer. Included in the publishing house «Yurydychna Gazeta» professional rating «Client’s Choice: TOP-100 best lawyers of Ukraine» (2015, 2017, 2018). Graduated from Yaroslav Mudryi National Law University. She also graduated from the CELLI Institute (Prague) on International Bankruptcy Models and the Kyiv Mohyla Business School on Mediation. Olena is studying at Macquarie University «Leading: Human Resource Management and Leadership», Global MBA. She is a member of the Ukrainian Bar Association, and holds the post of the Vice-Chairman of the Bankruptcy Committee of the Ukrainian Advocates‘ Association). She is the author of more than 50 publications on legal and socio-economic issues in national print media. Was a participant of the seminar "Justice, Law and Society" (Aspen Institute Kyiv, 2018).8).
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  • Andriy Kulakov
    Andriy
    Kulakov
    Program coordinator of the Aspen Institute Kyiv Community
    ak@aspeninstitutekyiv.org
    Media Manager and Media Expert. Program Activity Director at Internews-Ukraine Public Organization. Master’s degree in Philosophy History at the National University of Kyiv-Mohyla Academy. Attended the Aspen Institute seminar (USA) in 2006. Co-founder of the Ukraine Aspen Club.
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  • Larysa Latypova
    Larysa
    Latypova
    Program Director of the Aspen Institute Kyiv Community
    Lara.latypova@gmail.com
    She has many years of management experience in the banking business and the public sector. Member of the Board of the Ukrainian Women's Foundation, Chairman of the Supervisory Board of The National Network for the Development of Local Philanthropy, partner of the cultural project Author's Cuisine Ukrainian. An alumna of the first Responsible Leadership seminar.
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  • Денис Старостін
    Денис
    Старостін
    Комунікаційний менеджер
    ds@aspeninstitutekyiv.org
    Народився у Полтаві. Координує комунікації Аспен Інституту Київ. Має більше 7 років досвіду роботи у сфері PR. З 2016 року читає тренінги з комунікацій для представників різних галузей. 5,5 років працював у PR-агентстві Yoda Consult. Три з них координував роботу департаменту політичних та виборчих комунікацій, займався менеджментом виборчих кампаній різного рівня. У 2014 — 2016 роках був автором ідеї та PR-координатором відеопроєкту #Встол , спрямованого на актуалізацію творчості незаслужено забутих або маловідомих авторів. У 2020 році був автором та ведучим проєкту “Криза є, але…”, у рамках якого представники різних галузей розповідали про свій досвід роботи в умовах коронакризи.
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  • Анастасія Шупик
    Анастасія
    Шупик
    Комунікаційна координаторка
    ash@aspeninstitutekyiv.org
    Відповідає за підготовку матеріалів по комунікаційному супроводу діяльності Аспен Інституту Київ. Працювала в освітніх та культурних установах. Має педагогічний досвід. Випускниця магістратури історико-теоретичного факультету НМАУ ім. П. Чайковського.
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  • Marina Boiarchuk
    Marina
    Boiarchuk
    Сoordinator
    mb@aspeninstitutekyiv.org
    Marina Boiarchuk is a Coordinator at the Aspen Institute Kyiv. She helps to develop and implement Aspen Teens program, a policy program of the Aspen Institute Kyiv. Before joining the Aspen Institute Kyiv, Marina served in the Investment banking company. Marina also served as a Teach, having taught French language and literature at the University and Primary School. After graduation she studied Literature at the Università degli studi di Roma “Tor Vergata” in Italy.
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  • Наталя Аль-Дакен
    Наталя
    Аль-Дакен
    Адміністративна менеджерка
    nad@aspeninstitutekyiv.org
    Долучилась до команди в лютому 2021 року. Працює адміністративним менеджером ГС «Аспен Інститут Київ», забезпечує організаційно-документальний супровід та адміністративно-господарську підтримку організації, відповідає за планування операційних процесів. За фахом магістр історії та магістр економіки, освіту здобула в Донецькому національному університеті ім. Стуса. Підприємець з багаторічним досвідом в ритейлі, агросекторі та управлінні комерційною нерухомістю.
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  • Yuliia Vitiuk
    Yuliia
    Vitiuk
    Administrative coordinator
    yv@aspeninstitutekyiv.org
    Responsible for administrative matters related to the office, as well as for the preparation and support of seminars and events of the Institute. Coordinates the Aspen Teens program, including the Horizons of the Future seminar for teens. An alumna of the Institute of Philology of the Taras Shevchenko National University of Kyiv.
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