Jean-Jacques Herve has been working in agricultural sector since 1974 and currently holds a position of Counsellor to the Board for Agriculture at Credit Agricole Bank, Ukraine. In Ukraine he started his career as a Counselor for agriculture in the Ukrainian government.
Prior to moving to Ukraine Jean-Jacques served as a civil servant in the Cabinet of the Minister of Agriculture of France, was a Head of the National University for the preparation of high-level specialists in agronomy in Dijon , was an Adviser on agriculture and economic mission at French Embassy in Moscow.
Jean-Jacques Herve is an academician of Agrarian Sciences of France, Russia and Ukraine.
Professional experience: Director of BPO Data Services at Luxoft; Business Development Director and Assistant Professor at Kyiv School of Economics; Academic Director at BEROC at KEI/KSE; Senior Economist (macro & fixed income) at IG Sokrat.
Professional experience: lecturer in business schools of Ukraine, Belarus, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Russia and USA; Director Business School LIM. Among his customers were: pharmaceutical corporations, producers of mineral water in Ukraine, the biggest chain of restaurants in Ukraine, national distributor of Procter and Gamble in Ukraine, Universal Insurance Company, The Commercial bank PrivatBank, Joint Stock Company Raiffeisen Bank Aval, Kraft Foods Ukraine, Nestle, Volksbank, UkrSibbank, Luxoft, DTEK, Luxoptica, Vasil Kisil & Partners, Galnaftogaz and others. Serhiy Gvozdiov had an experience with translating books in Management from English to Russian and Ukrainian, published a series of articles about the use of Theory of Constraints (TOC) in Ukrainian and foreign companies, wrote case studies on manufacturing and coal mining. Serhiy's latest professional interests are trainings and consulting for companies on project and operational management, supply chain management, building world class operations systems based on Theory of Constraints.
Education: PhD at the State University "Lviv Polytechnic", MBA at Lviv Institute of Management, IESE (Barcelona, Spain), OWZ Consulting Centre (Germany) and Business School at Wayne State University (Detroit, USA).
Professional experience: Former Director of Kyiv School of Economics and Economic Research and Outreach Center; Former Academic Director of Kyiv Economics Institute. Tom regularly writes columns and articles for newspapers and magazines and has done consultancy work for the European Economic Association, Routledge, UNESCO and the World Bank.
Education: PhD and MA in Economics at Free University of Brussels (ULB).
Professional experience: Academic Director and Senior Economist at Kyiv School of Economics; Instructor of Hock Training
Education: PhD at University of Virginia, MA at University of Lausanne, MA at Research Consortium of the National University Kyiv-Mohyla Academy
Professional experience: Assistant Professor at Kyiv School of Economics and Senior Economist at Kyiv Economics Institute. Postdoctoral Research Fellow in Health Economics, University of Duisburg-Essen, Department of Health Management and Policy, University of Iowa; Teaching Assistant, Head TA, Instructor, Department of Economics, University of Iowa.
Education: PhD at University of Iowa, MA in Economics by the Economic Education and Research Consortium (EERC) (Ukraine).
Professional experience: Mykhailo teaches at business schools in Ukraine and Belarus; managing partner at FINART Smart Solutions; former Dean of KMBS; Supervisory Board Member of PEKAO Bank; training and consulting for Atlantic Group Limited, Astarta-Kiyv, IDS Group, Dneprospetstal, Kyivstar GSM, Nestle, Reiffeisen Bank Aval and others. Dr. Kolisnyk is the author of more than 100 articles on finance and strategic management.
Education: PhD State University “Lviv Polytechnics”, IMTA at IEDC-Bled School of Management.
Professional experience: Emeritus Professor of Operations and Technology Management at London Business School; Governmental Consultant to Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher; Director of Lean Consultancy.
Education: BSc PhD (London); Six Sigma Black Belt.
Professional experience: General Manager Uber Ukraine; Visiting Instructor at Higher School of Economics; Consultant at Egon Zehnder; Managing Director and Investment Advisory at Colliers International; Founder and CEO of AV Translations; Member of the Supervisory Board of ICU Alumni Association.
Education: INSEAD MBA, Bachelor of Business Administration at International Christian University.
Professional experience: General Manager at L'Oreal Ukraine (an employee of the L’Oreal Group for the past 15 years), worked in various marketing positions and managing numerous brands in Montreal, Paris and Kyiv.
Education: Honors Bachelor of Commerce (Lakehead University Canada), Ecole de Management (Lyon France), Cranfield University Country Manager Program
Professional experience: Partner at Horizon Capital; Consultant at Monitor Group; Senior Manager at Philips; Founder and CEO, acting Board Director at Ovuline.
Education: MBA at Harvard Business School; MA and BA in Public Management at Erasmus University.
Professional experience: Business Intelligence Director at Imperial Tobacco, Consumer Marketing Director Beiersdorf. Having worked for more than 15 years at many different levels in global organizations, Mr. Bentz developed and implemented effective local strategies for FMCG in Ukraine, Russia, Germany and Chile.
Education: BA Wirschaftsakademie Hamburg, Germany, General Management Program, Harvard Business School.
Courses taught at KSE: Marketing & Sales
Professional experience: Dr. Herve has been working in agricultural sector since 1974 and currently holds a position of Counsellor to the Board for Agriculture at Credit Agricole Bank, Ukraine. In Ukraine he started his career as a Counselor for agriculture in the Ukrainian government. Prior to moving to Ukraine Jean-Jacques served as a civil servant in the Cabinet of the Minister of Agriculture of France, was a Head of the National University for the preparation of high-level specialists in agronomy in Dijon, was an Adviser on agriculture and economic mission at French Embassy in Moscow. Jean-Jacques Herve is an academician of Agrarian Sciences of France, Russia and Ukraine.
Education: Ecole Nationale du Genie Rural des Eaux et des Fortes, Institut National Agronomique de Paris
Courses taught at KSE: Agribusiness
Professional experience: Ivan Kompan, PhD, is a corporate finance specialist with more than 20 years of professional experience. Mr. Ivan Kompan is a partner of Kompan Consulting, a consulting company established by a group of Ukrainian, American, Russian and Singapore professionals in investment banking, asset management, and strategic advisory and consulting services to offer corporate finance, capital raising and strategic planning solutions for local and foreign companies through leveraging professional and personal contacts with companies and organizations (endowments, foundations) in the US, Europe, Singapore and Malaysia. Prior to Kompan Consulting Ivan Kompan had held top management positions with a number of leading Ukrainian and international financial institutions, in particular Deloitte (Partner in charge of Management Consulting and Financial Advisory Services); Wood & Company (Country Manager), Creditanstalt Austria Investment Bank (Managing Director), etc.
Education: Ph.D.,Taras Shevchenko National University of Kyiv; Charles University in Prague
Courses taught at KSE: Corporate Finance & Banking, Quantitative Methods.
Professional experience: 15 years experience in IT as an engineer, technical manager, service manager, software development manager, vendor's representative, CIO in BMS Consulting, 3Com, TAS Insurance Group, Portfolio Manager at Ministry of Defense of Ukraine and others.
Education: National Technical University of Ukraine "KPI"
Courses taught at KSE: Information Management and IT
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