Institution: KSE

Yuliya Markuts

Yuliya Markuts is the Head of the Centre of Public Finance and Governance at the Kyiv School of Economics and an Associate Professor at the Kyiv National University of Trade and Economics.

Yuliya is a Member of the National Council for the Reconstruction of Ukraine – an advisory body to the President of Ukraine, established to overcome the consequences of the Russian-Ukrainian war.

Her fields of specialization are public finance, public governance and local budgets.

(Last updated March 2023)

Oleg Nivievskyi

Oleg Nivievskyi is an Assistant Professor at Kyiv School of Economics (KSE) and a coordinator of the UaFoodTrade research Project conducted jointly with the Leibniz Institute of Agricultural Development in Transition Economies (IAMO). Oleg has more than 15 years of international experience in applied research in agri-food product and factor markets and value chains, as well as in agri-food and regulatory policy impact. His research interest also covers spatial economics, efficiency, and productivity analysis.

Oleg received his PhD in Agricultural Economics and Applied Statistics from the University of Goettingen (Germany, 2010).

Roman Neyter

Roman Neyter is a KSE graduate (2017). Currently, he is doing a Ph.D. in agricultural economics at the joint program of Kyiv School of Economics and Leibniz Institute of Agricultural Development in transition economies (IAMO).

His main research interests are land policy and the industrial organization in agriculture.

Andrii Doshchyn

Graduated from Kyiv-Mohyla Academy in 2018. From 2019 – student at Kyiv School of Economics, in the program “Economic Analysis”.


(Last updated October 2020)

Oleksii Hamaniuk

Graduated from the Kyiv School of Economics in 2018. Worked with economic research in NGOs in 2017-2020. In 2019-2020 – researcher at Kyiv School of Economics. Started a PhD program at the Bonn University in October 2020.


(Last updated October 2020)

Khrystyna Holynska

Khrystyna Holynska

Dr. Khrystyna Holynska is a Ph.D. Candidate at Pardee RAND Graduate School (Santa Monica, USA) and a Visiting Professor at Kyiv School of Economics (Department of Public Policy and Governance). She has a Ph.D. in Political Science and over 10 years of experience in teaching political science and public administration in the top universities of Ukraine, among them Taras Shevchenko University and the University of Kyiv.

She serves as an expert for reforms monitoring project iMoRe of VoxUkraine. In 2017-2020, she worked as the Head of KSE StratBase and a Strategic Analyst for The Hague Centre for Strategic Studies. She was the founder and head (2014-2018) of the women’s NGO “Women Democratic Alliance” in Ukraine.

(Last updated March 2021)

Yar Batoh

Yar Batoh is an Associate Research Fellow at The Hague Centre for Strategic Studies and consultant on international cooperation at NPC Ukrenergo since 2019. He has a B.A. in International Relations (Taras Shevchenko National University of Kyiv) and a certificate in political science (Granada University). From 2017-2019, he was an analyst at VoxUkraine. Yar focuses on international security, conflict resolution, Ukrainian and Russian foreign policy.
Latest publication: Yar Batoh. “What should Ukraine expect from the new European Parliament?” UA:Ukraine Analytica. Issue 3 (17), 2019.

(Last updated February 2020)

Yevhen Sapolovych

Yevhen Sapolovych is Research Fellow at The Hague Centre for Strategic Studies since 2017. He has a B.A. in Political Science (from Taras Shevchenko National University of Kyiv). Sapolovych currently focuses on new quantitative tools for policy analysis (natural language processing, event data, machine learning).

(Last updated February 2020)

Daria Goriacheva

Daria Goriacheva is an Associate Research Fellow at The Hague Centre for Strategic Studies since 2019 and an analyst at the Mohyla Strategic Agency since 2020. She has an M.A. in Political Science with a specialization in German and European Studies from the National University of Kyiv-Mohyla Academy, as well as in Politics from Friedrich-Schiller University of Jena. Daria studied and taught International Relations at the Central European University and the University of Muhammadiyah Malang respectively. Her primary research interest lies in the intersection of cognitive linguistics and international relations with a specific focus on metaphors in the political discourse and cyberdiscourse.

(Last updated February 2020)

Ostap Kuchma

Public procurement analyst at Kyiv School of Economics. Received a Master’s Degree in Political Science and after serving several years as a political finance analyst and open data analyst, he switched to data analysis using Python.

(Last updated February 2020)