Our team

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Volodymyr Sheiko
Director General
 
Specialist in culture management, marketing and communications. For 11 years he held senior positions in the Ukrainian mission of the British Council. Organizer of numerous cultural projects and events in the UK and 15 European countries: exhibitions, art residencies, film festivals, professional internships, concerts, literary programs, trainings, theater productions.

A graduate of the Institute of International Relations of the Taras Shevchenko National University of Kyiv. In 2009 received a professional diploma in marketing, and in 2014 – a diploma in digital marketing from the The Chartered Institute of Marketing (UK). In 2011 he graduated from the Summer School of Scottish Universities SUISS in the field of “Contemporary British and Irish Literature” (Edinburgh, Scotland). Member of the 2016 Summer School of Global Governance and member of the international network of Bucerius Summer School (ZEIT-Stiftung, Hamburg, Germany). Member of the IETM International Professional Performing Arts Network and the Total Theater Network.
Tetyana Filevska
Creative Director
 

Tetiana Filevska, art manager, curator, and writer, Creative director at the Ukrainian Institute/ Her background is in philosophy with experience in contemporary art and Ukrainian art history of the 20 century. Author of the books “KAZIMIR MALEVICH. Kyiv Period 1928-1930,” “Kazimir Malevich. Kyiv Aspect,” and “Dmytro Gorbachov. Sluchayi.”

Tetyana worked in various art institutions in Ukraine. She is curating a public program of the Ukrainian Pavilion at the 59th Venice Biennale dedicated to decolonization.  

Alim Aliev
Deputy Director General
 

Journalist, human rights activist, researcher and manager of educational and cultural projects. Worked as a program director of the state enterprise “Crimean House”, a member of the supervisory boards of the NGO “Centre of United actions” and the NGO “Educational Center for Human Rights” in Lviv. Member and rapporteur of advocacy missions to the Council of Europe, the European Parliament, the OSCE, the UN Security Council, EU and US political institutions on the situation in Crimea, the initiator of the digital museum of deportation of Crimean Tatars “Tamırlar”.

Public and professional activities are focused on the topics of the occupied Crimea, humanitarian policy, the current state of the Crimean Tatar people, freedom of speech and communication strategies.

Graduated from V.I. Vernadsky Taurida National University, majoring in “Political Science”.

Solomiya Borshosh

Executive Director

Solomiya Borshosh has more than 14 years of professional experience. Since 2013, she has been working at the intersection of international relations, development, and civil society. Thematically, her work is related to democracy, peacebuilding, good governance, and independent media. Her portfolio includes above 15 projects on strategic planning, communication, and change implementation as well as above 30 audit and programmatic evaluation projects in Eastern Europe and the Caucasus for international development agencies (UNDP, Sida, USAID, Danida, European Endowment for Democracy etc.).
Previously, Solomiya held the position of Deputy General Director for Development at Mystetskyi Arsenal, Ukraine’s flagship contemporary art museum (2017-2019); engaged in civil society initiatives, such as the founding of hromadske.ua, an independent media outlet, and developing RPR, the CSO coalition for pro-democratic reforms in Ukraine (2014-2016). Before 2014, Solomiya had worked as a senior auditor for PricewaterhouseCoopers.
 
Solomiya Borshosh is an ACCA member (the UK) and holds a master’s degree in international relations from the War Studies Department at King’s College London (the UK). Solomiya also received a master’s degree in law and auditing from Ivan Franko National University of Lviv (Ukraine).

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Programme Department

Alyona Kukhar
Head of Programmes 
Anastasia Volkova
Deputy Head of Programmes
Anastasiia Manuliak
Head of Visual Art
Natalie Movshovych
Head of Film
Oleksandra Gaidai
Head of Academic Programme
Svitlana Lenchenko
Head of Music Programme
Anastasiia Haishenets
Head of Performing Arts
Anastasia Denysenko
Head of Literature Programme
Nadia Sokolenko
Performing Arts Programme Manager
Mariana Bondarenko
Music Programme Manager
Tetiana Sadova
Cross-sectoral Programme Manager
Iryna Kyporenko 
Film Programme Manager
Mariia Kolesnyk
Cross-sectoral Junior Programme Manager

Mariia Volchonok

Visual Art Programme Manager

Asia Pavlenko

Programme Coordinator

Olha Sahaidak 
Representative of Ukrainian Institute in France
Mykhailo Chedryk
Music Programme Manager
Mariia Kolesnyk
Cross-sectoral Junior Programme Manager

Mariia Volchonok

Visual Art Programme Manager

Asia Pavlenko

Programme Coordinator

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Communications Department

Kseniia Kalyna
Head of Communications
Olena Makaieva 
Communications Department Specialist
Viktoriia Boyko
Designer
Diana Shvets
Ukrainian media manager
Tetiana Melnyk 
Designer
Yaroslava Kiiashko 
Communications Department Specialist

Anna Riaba

Manager of digital platforms

Andriy Avramenko
Foreign media manager

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Information & Analytics Department

Nadiia Koval
Head of Information & Analytics
Denys Tereshchenko
Manager of Information & Analytics
Mariia Melnyk
Manager of Information & Analytics

Mariia Protsiuk

Manager of Information & Analytics

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Accounting, Planning & Reporting Department

Iryna Prytula
Deputy Chief Accountant
Iryna Galiy
Leading Accountant
Larysa Nazarenko
Chief Accountant

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Legal Department

Vasyl Lutsyk
Acting Head of Legal Department 
Oksana Kozenko-Klochko
Leading Legal Counsel
Yulia Temchenko
Head of Legal Department

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Аdministrative Department

Olena Litovkina
Head of Аdministrative Department
Kateryna Stadnichenko
Head of the Personnel Management and Documentation Sector
Lesia Kachynska
Personnel Management and Documentation Sector Specialist 
Victoria Prokopenko
Procurement Manager
Roksolana Oliyarchyk
Referent

Mykhailo Berkun

Procurement specialist

Volodymyr Pantiukhov 
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