Volodymyr Pirus -an ex advisor of the First Vice Prime minister of Ukraine - on urban development questions, Smart Cities, IT-infrastructure and state-private partnership projects, Candidate of Science at Economics, Chairman of the Board of the City Development Fund, co-organizer of Expocongress «Business for Smart Cities».
The author of 18 academic papers, 8 articles that appeared in professional scientific publications, 1 article for a foreign academic periodical, and 8 articles for collection of abstracts and conference materials in the field of economics and enterprise management. Author of the book “Theoretical and applied aspects of managing innovative development in higher education institutions” (published in 2018).
Chairwoman of Ukrainian PPP Development Center, Founder of PPP Academy. Ukraine
Ph.D. in economics, Doctorate in economics (finance), Consultant of the World Bank, EBRD, UNDP on PPP issues, the Laureate of the State Prize in the Field of Science & Technics of Ukraine, the former Deputy-Minister of Housing and Communal Services of Ukraine (2007-2010), Deputy-director of Scientific Financial Institute under the Ministry of Finance of Ukraine (2005-2007).
Irina Zapatrina was the Project Leader in 7 PPP’s Proposals /Feasibility Studies in Ukraine, author of near 130 scientific publications on Finance, Infrastructure Development and PPPs. Her last monograph “Public-Private Partnership for Sustainable Development Goals” was published in 2017.
Managing Director of Ardana Consultants, Spain.
Msc in Civil Engineer and Executive MBA at the Instituto de Empresa in Madrid.
Consultant specialized in public-private partnerships and Smart Cities with 20 years of experience in both the public and private sectors.
Founder and first Executive Director of the Specialist Center on PPPs in Smart and Sustainable Cities (PPP for Cities), an initiative of IESE business school and UNECE.
Founder of Knowurban-net association.
She is lecturer and coordinator in Master programs at l'École des Ponts-Paris Tech, the Menéndez Pelayo University, the Polytechnic of Catalonia and the University of Alcalá de Henares, and has been speaker in seminars and conferences in Spain, England, Ukraine, Switzerland, Malaysia, Turkey, Montenegro, Saudi Arabia or Morocco, among other countries.
She is a member of the United Nations Task Force and participates as an advisor to the European Commission in the field of infrastructure, project management, PPPs and research and innovation.
His first Mystetska Zbirka Art Gallery was opened when his age was 20. Mystetska Zbirka Art Gallery specializes in the classic and post-war Ukrainian art of the twentieth century. In 2016, the gallery changed the vector of its activities to contemporary art and began collaborating with artists working with different media. As a result of this reorientation, the rebranding of the gallery took place, and in October 2016 Voloshyn Gallery was opened on the site of the Mystetska Zbirka Art Gallery.
Voloshyn Gallery promotes the integration of Ukrainian art in world cultural processes, presents artists at international art fairs and artistic projects in Europe and the United States. Only in 2018 Voloshyn Gallery took part in VOLTA NY, VOLTA BASEL, Viennacontemporary and PULSE Miami Beach. At the PULSE stand Voloshyn Gallery was awarded the PULSE Prize for best solo project.
Maxim Voloshin in the art business since 2006. In 2015, he, along with his wife Julia, entered Forbes 30 Under 30.
An economist, financier, lawyer, in 2013 wrote his PhD thesis on "State regulation of competition in the banking sector of the Ukrainian economy". Recent places of work:
Banks: ProCredit Bank, Agro Bank, Swedbank (public), UKRGASBANK, PUMB, Bank Lviv (Lviv, Ivano-Frankivsk, Poltava, Kyiv). Director of Regional Directorate, regional manager (several regions).
Chief Financial Officer 2007-2008, 2015-2016 (Dnipro, Kyiv, Ivano-Frankivsk).
First Deputy Chairman of the Board of the Public Organization "City Development Fund".
Specializes in the development of CRM and ERP systems, mobile applications, developer of about 200 IT solutions, Full-stack developer,
developer of websites and systems for business process automation.
Member of the Public Organization “City Development Fund”.
Candidate of economic sciences since 2006 (International Finance and Debt Policy). Participated as an expert in projects of the World Bank, EBRD, IFC, UNDP, USAID; author and co-author of several scientific articles and monographs in financial and economic fields.
Candidate of economic sciences since 2015, accounting expert and financial analyst, Director of PPP Consulting Ltd., Ukraine.
Technical director of the full-cycle integrator company in the field of telecommunications and IT infrastructure.
Specialist in architecture development and IT project implementation, solution development, construction of distributed multiservice networks, VoIP and IP telephony; building platforms to automate business processes of companies. Expert in building information security solutions. Member of the Public Organization “City Development Fund”.
Head of divisions and services in the field of development of innovative solutions in the field of IT technologies and construction of modern software and hardware (experience of more than 15 years). Specialist on security and safety of objects of various property and functionality, including the technical expert of the State Ministry of Internal Affairs of Ukraine and the First Chief of the Protection Unit in Ukraine (1996-2002).
Technical director of a full-cycle integrator company specializing in the construction of integrated CCTV, public security, and other subsystems for Smart Cities, a member of NGO "City Development Fund".