Official Website of the City of Kyiv

Andriy Sutorma 

Deputy Director General 




Academic Qualifications:

  • University of Bremen, PhD, 2010-2015.
  • University of Bremen, Master’s Programme  in European and International Law, 2007-2010.                
  • Fachhochschule of Osnabrück – University of Applied Sciences, Bachelor of Economic Law, Guest student, 2005 – 2007.
  • Yaroslav the Wise National Law Academy of Ukraine, Kharkiv, Ukraine, Personnel Training Faculty for the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Ukraine№7 (International Law), 2000 – 2005.
  • Course in some fields of German Law within the framework of Cooperation between Yaroslav Mudryy National Law Academy, Deutsche Akademischer Austausch Dientst (DAAD), Deutsche Stiftung für Internationale Rechtliche Zusammenarbeit e.v. and Eberhard Karls University of Tübingen, Kharkiv, Ukraine, 2002.
  • Sumy Oleksandrivska Gymnasium, 1990 – 2000.


  • Russian, Ukrainian, English, German, Spanish

Professional  Experience: 

  • Part-time Case Officer at the Tax consulting firm Dipl.-Kfm. Gerhard Ulrichs Wirtschaftsprüfer und Steuerberater (Engl. - Accountant and Tax Adviser), Hamburg, Germany, 2010-2012.
  • Internship at the law firm Scheuermann+Partner Rechtsanwälte, Hamburg, Germany, 2009.
  • Deputy Director of the public organization „Pravovyy Zentr“, (Sumy, Ukraine), 2009.
  • Internship at the international law firm Brödermann&Jahn, Hamburg, Germany, 2008.
  • Department of Consular Service in the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Ukraine, (Kyiv, Ukraine), 2005.
  • Voluntary social work as a Lawyer at the public organisation „Institute of Law Initiative” (Kharkiv, Ukraine), 2004.

Viktoria Danylets

Project Manager 



Academic Qualifications:

  • The Rhine Institute (Cologne, Germany), International Trade and Marketing, 1999 – 2000. 
  • University of Cologne (Cologne, Germany). German language course. DSH certificate with high scores (German Language University Entrance Examination for Foreign Applicants), 1998 – 1999.
  • Kyiv Economic Institute of Management (Kyiv, Ukraine). International Economic Management, 1994 -1999.  
  • Kyiv gymnasium-boarding school of Eastern languages № 1(Kyiv, Ukraine) (with advanced curriculum in Chinese), 1984 – 1994.


  • Ukrainian, Russian, German, English, Chinese.

Professional  Experience: 

  • Extended experience in tourism sector within the frames of private– public partnership and close cooperation with Kyiv city state administration. 
  • 13 years of experience in the sphere of logistics and import with further distribution in Ukraine. Good understanding of supply chain and document flow. Experience in working with public regulatory bodies. Negotiating and executing international and national contracts on procurement and transportation of goods.
  • Manager of International Trade and Logistics PP Dyachok L.V. (Kyiv, Ukraine).

Arina Pylypiuk

Senior Expert


Academic Qualifications:

  • MA in Geopolitics and Grand Strategy - University of Sussex (UK), 2010 - 2012
  • BA in International Relations - Taras Shevchenko Kyiv National University (Ukraine) - Institute of International Relations, Faculty of International Information,  2006-2010                               
  • Yalta Art School 1996 - 2003
  • Journalism, media management and editorial training course (2013). Training company - Kyiv Liberal School of Journalism – first school of business and political journalism in Ukraine.
  • PRINCE2  Foundation and Practitioner (2012) (PRojects IN Controlled Environments 2) -Training company – The Knowledge Academy.


  • English, French, Ukrainian, Russian
Professional  Experience: 
  • Member of marketing and communication team of successful business association (Kyiv, Ukraine).
  • Online campaign specialist in international NGO “Peace One Day” (London, UK).
  • Volunteering work in different international charities in Kyiv.

Frank Ludwig 

Consultant, Centre for international migration and development, Germany


Academic Qualifications:

  • Moscow State Institute of International Relationship (MGIMO), 1981-1987, diploma in International Politics & Regional sciences and languages (Indochina).
  • Economic Academy for Further Qualification, Cologne, May 1992 – April 1993.


  • German, English, French, Russian, Khmer, Spanish.
Professional  Experience: 
  • Since 1987 project manager in humanitarian and business development projects, managed and funded through German, EU and United Nation (UNICEF / UNIDO) institutions implemented in Belarus, Sri Lanka, Bhutan, Vietnam, Laos, Cambodia, Central America, Southern Africa (and other counties).
  • Since 1993 in tourism business (1993-2005 based in Cambodia), founder of Cambodian travel agency “Monsoon Tours” (since 1995)
  • 21 year experience in setting up and working with business associations in 9 countries including conflict and post-conflict countries.








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