A Canadian, American citizen of Ukrainian heritage. Founder of Black Trident LLC helping businesses, government representatives and non-governmental organisations understand and work with Ukraine better. She created a Ukraine oriented defence and security consulting group made up of prominent international security and defence experts. With both legal and international security studies along with her international experience many important government and private groups have benefited from her work, examples are anti corruption commission in Kyiv, Media & transparency programs with the European Commission along with her regular input via radio and Television. Her private interests are Rotary International, sailing and flowers.
Committee Chair for Service Projects
A British Chemist and engineer with an international career working across the globe in the Chemical Industry managing Manufacturing Supply Chains and Engineering Projects.. Recent role was with BASF based in Dubai as Regional Director Operations and Engineering covering Africa, CIS, Middle East, Near East, Turkey, Ukraine and Russia. Previous roles with BP and Sandoz covered Australia, New Zealand, Indonesia, India, Pakistan and Brazil. Presently working as a partner on a number of business projects in the Ukraine.
Alfred F. Praus
An Austrian with a distinguished international career in top level management of Austrian-based, worldwide acting industrial and engineering groups such as RHI and Waagner-Biro. Living in Ukraine for 15 years, starting projects in logistics and touristic infrastucture development, and focused on bilateral projects, especially B2B. Alfred has a broad and far-reaching network in both countries. Besides his businesses he is President of Ukrainian-Austrian Association (since 2017) and General Secretary of International Council of Business Associations and Chambers in Ukraine (since 2019).
Treasurer, Foundation Committe Chair
A senior corporate administration specialist; international development, international trade and education professional with more than 25 years experience of working and doing business in Ukraine, Russia and the region. Iain contributed to building professional and academic links between the UK and the region, managed multimillion development programmes, manages his own businesses and maintains links with education and programming to bring benefit to the two countries he calls home - Ukraine and the UK.
Country Manager of the Danish branch of Scan-Shipping A/S in Ukraine. International freight forwarder, logistics specialist with 25 years experience in different countries of the CIS, managing commodities for international supplies in the fields of Oil and Gas, Medical and military. Working through the major North American and European freight forwarding networks.