Leszek Balcerowicz

Professor of Economics at the Warsaw School of Economics (WSE), former Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Finance, former President of the National Bank of Poland (NBP)

Anders Åslund

Anders Åslund is a resident senior fellow in the Dinu Patriciu Eurasia Center at the Atlantic Council. His research examines the economic policy of Russia, Ukraine, and Eastern Europe, and focuses on the broader implications of economic transition.

Diane Francis

Diane Francis is an award-winning columnist, bestselling author, investigative journalist, television commentator and screenplay writer. Her pieces have appeared in many newspapers including the Wall Street Journal, Washington Post, The Guardian and others.

Oleh Havrylyshyn

Oleh Havrylyshyn, an internationally-recognized research economist and former Deputy Finance Minister of Ukraine. Until 2007, he was Deputy Director of the Europe Department at the International Monetary Fund (IMF).

Ambassador John Herbst

John E. Herbst is director of the Atlantic Council’s Dinu Patriciu Eurasia Center. Ambassador Herbst served for thirty-one years as a foreign service officer in the US Department of State, retiring at the rank of career-minister. He was US ambassador to Ukraine from 2003 to 2006.

Natalie Jaresko

Natalie Jaresko is a distinguished fellow with the Atlantic Council’s Dinu Patriciu Eurasia Center and the former minister of finance of Ukraine. Currently, she is a member of the World Economic Forum Global Agenda Council on the Future of Financing and Capital.

Vasyl (Basil) Kalymon

Vasyl Kalymon, kmbs’ Dean-Counselor and Professor Emeritus of Finance at the Richard Ivey School of Business (University of Western Ontario, Canada), is a recognized expert in international corporate finance, capital assessment, and financial planning.