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Who We Are


We believe in the power of diversity and having a global mindset – different professional backgrounds of our staff all contribute to our mission. Our team members are listed below with their current positions in Ukrainian Social Academy.

Mykhaylo Melnyk Co-Founder, CEO
Glib Buriak Business Development Director, Operations Executive
Petro Darmoris Director of Executive Education programs
Mathias Kaps Programs Advisor & Mentor
Oksana Berko Executive Education Programs manager
Ivanna Bed Executive Education Programs manager
Olena Bondar International Projects Manager
Natalia Marchuk Executive Education manager
Ivan Novoselskyy Executive Education manager
Serhiy Oliynyk Administrative Officer

Advisory Board

The board is ultimately responsible for the performance of the organisation in all areas of its work and ensures that the organisation is in compliance with national and international laws and regulations. It is also responsible for drafting and implementing long-term plans and goals, as well as ensuring that all activities are aligned with the mission of the organisation.

The principal points of contact between the Ukrainian Social Academy and the Advisory Board are via the Executive Director.

Dr. Oleksandr Tsvietkov Chairman of the Board. Professor at the Diplomatic Academy within MFA of Ukraine.
Helen Alford op Board Member. Professor of economics and business ethics at the Pontifical University of St. Thomas (“the Angelicum”) in Rome, serves as vice-dean of the Angelicum’s Faculty of Social Sciences (FASS), Italy
Msgr. Prof. Peter Schallenberg Board Member. Director of the Katholische Sozialwissenschaftliche Zentralstelle, Germany
Mr Dave Hartnett Board Member. Former Permanent Secretary for Tax, HM Revenue and Customs, UK
Andriy Waskowycz Board Member. President of Caritas Ukraine
Fedir Kyryliuk Board Member. Doctor of Philosophy, Professor, Honored Worker of Science and Technology of Ukraine.