Special event of the European Business Association – NEW 5 year challenge: Expectations. Hopes. Concerns was held on 25 April 2019 at the Hilton Hotel Kyiv.


During the event, participants discussed business expectation after President elections and announced the results of a special edition of our regular foreign investor survey, intended to remind the next President about lasting obstacles to foreign investment in Ukraine and advise him which of his potential decisions in the presidential office would contribute positively and which negatively to the investment and business climate.




Aivaras Abromavicius, Advisor to Volodymyr Zelensky

Oleksandr Danyliuk, Advisor to Volodymyr Zelensky

H.E. Hugues Mingarelli, Head of the EU Delegation in Ukraine

Tomas Fiala, CEO of Dragon Capital

Volodymyr Lavrenchuk, Chairman of the Board of Raiffeisen Bank Aval

Olena Voloshyna, Head of International Finance Corporation Operations in Ukraine

Marina Petrov, Deputy Head Ukraine, European Bank for Reconstruction and Development

Alessandro Zanelli, CEO of Nestle Ukraine

Anna Derevyanko, Executive Director of the European Business Association


Key issues:


What are the expectations of foreign investors from the newly elected President?

What are the expectations of business in Ukraine after the elections?

What are the expectations of international financial institutions after the elections?

What steps from the presidential team will indicate the movement in the right direction?