Our team
Volodymyr Sheiko
Director General
Specialist in culture management, marketing and communications. For 11 years he held senior positions in the Ukrainian mission of the British Council. Organizer of numerous cultural projects and events in the UK and 15 European countries: exhibitions, art residencies, film festivals, professional internships, concerts, literary programs, trainings, theater productions.

A graduate of the Institute of International Relations of the Taras Shevchenko National University of Kyiv. In 2009 received a professional diploma in marketing, and in 2014 - a diploma in digital marketing from the The Chartered Institute of Marketing (UK). In 2011 he graduated from the Summer School of Scottish Universities SUISS in the field of "Contemporary British and Irish Literature" (Edinburgh, Scotland). Member of the 2016 Summer School of Global Governance and member of the international network of Bucerius Summer School (ZEIT-Stiftung, Hamburg, Germany). Member of the IETM International Professional Performing Arts Network and the Total Theater Network.
Tetyana Filevska
Creative Director
Specialist in the field of contemporary art. Cultural activist, researcher of Ukrainian art of the 20 century, founder and curator of art projects. Author of the books "KAZIMIR MALEVICH. Kyiv Period 1928-1930" and " Dmitro Gorbachov. Sluchayi ". A graduate of the FLEX exchange program funded by the US government. Graduated with honors from the Faculty of Philosophy of the Taras Shevchenko National University of Kyiv.

Worked in the EIDOS Foundation Centre for Contemporary Art, in the Center for Contemporary Art Foundation, in the "Izolyatsia" - Platform for Cultural Initiatives, in the Mystetskyi arsenal team on the Educational and Public Program o The First Kyiv International Biennale of Contemporary Art "ARSENALE 2012".
Nataliya Neniuchenko
Executive Director
She got many years of civil service experience. Has held senior positions in the Kyiv City State Administration, the Ukrainian Institute of National Remembrance, the Ministry of Finance of Ukraine, and the Cabinet of Ministers of Ukraine. From September 2019 to March 2020, she held the position of Deputy, later - First Deputy Minister of Social Policy of Ukraine. Responsible for evaluating and monitoring the effectiveness of budget programs. Public Finance Management Expert.

Was born in Kyiv region, has two higher educations. Graduated from The Kyiv National University of Construction and Architecture (civil engineer) and The National Academy of Statistics, Accounting and Auditing (accounting and auditing specialist).

Began her career in 1998 at the Shevchenkivsky District Employment Center in Kyiv.
Iryna Prokofieva
Programme Director
Specialist in project management, organisational development, and international cooperation. Specialises in culture and creative industries. Certified project manager (IPMA, Level C), project and programme management trainer. She has worked in European programmes for the culture sector and creative industries of Ukraine and the Eastern Partnership countries, in particular, the Culture Bridges, EU-Eastern Partnership Culture and Creativity Programme, Common Space for Cultural and Creative Industries. Having worked in the British Council in Ukraine, she coordinated the research project "Status and Promotion of Equal Opportunities for Women and Men in the Cultural and Creative Industries" in Armenia, Azerbaijan, Georgia, and Ukraine.

She graduated from the Kharkiv International University of Economics (organisation management) and the University of Economics and Law "KROK" (project management).

In 2017, she was included in the New Europe 100 Challenger ranking as one of the 100 leading changemakers in Europe according to Res Publica, Google, Visegrad Fund, and the Financial Times. Member of the Kyiv office of the global community WEF Global Shapers. An alumna of the international youth organisation AIESEC.
Tetyana Oliynyk
Communications Director
Before joining the Institute, Tetyana was involved in various projects in media and communications. With a degree in Cultural Studies from the National University of Kyiv-Mohyla Academy (Kyiv, Ukraine), her main focus of expertise is communications for cultural projects and creative industries. In particular, she led communications for the Gogolfest Festival of Contemporary Art and Culture, Odesa International Film Festival, and IDCEE conference for IT startups.

Tetyana is a Chevening Alumna and Glasgow University graduate, where she specialised in heritage interpretation and environmental communications.
Alim Aliev
Deputy Director General
Journalist, human rights activist, researcher and manager of educational and cultural projects. Worked as a program director of the state enterprise "Crimean House", a member of the supervisory boards of the NGO "Centre of United actions" and the NGO "Educational Center for Human Rights" in Lviv. Member and rapporteur of advocacy missions to the Council of Europe, the European Parliament, the OSCE, the UN Security Council, EU and US political institutions on the situation in Crimea, the initiator of the digital museum of deportation of Crimean Tatars "Tamırlar".

Public and professional activities are focused on the topics of the occupied Crimea, humanitarian policy, the current state of the Crimean Tatar people, freedom of speech and communication strategies.

Graduated from V.I. Vernadsky Taurida National University, majoring in "Political Science".
Programme department
Alyona Kukhar
Deputy Programme Director
Oleksandr Vynogradov
Head of Visual Art
Anastasiia Yevsieieva
Visual Art Programme Manager
Olga Birzul
Head of Film
Natalie Movshovych
Senior Film Programme Manager
Mariana Bondarenko
Music Programme Manager
Svitlana Lenchenko
Music Programme Manager
Mykhailo Chedryk
Music Programme Manager
Anastasia Denysenko
Literature Programme Manager
Anastasiia Haishenets
Head of Performing Arts
Nadia Sokolenko
Performing Arts Programme Manager
Oleksandra Gaidai
Academic Programme Manager
Sadova Tetiana
Cross-sectoral Programme Manager
Elzara Halimova
Civil Society Programme Manager
Mariia Kolesnyk
Programme Coordinator
Nadia Tkachenko
Programme Coordinator
Anastasia Volkova
Programme Coordinator
Communications department
Mariia Zaiets
Deputy Head of Communications
Vira Tubaltseva
Visual Communications Manager
Kseniia Kalyna
Programme Manager
Nataliia Druhak
Communications Manager
Viktoriia Boyko
Information and analytical department
Nadiia Koval
Head of Information & Analytics
Maryna Irysova
Manager of Information & Analytics
Alyona Zorina
Monitoring and evaluation specialist
Finance department
Larysa Nazarenko
Chief Accountant
Victoria Chonka
Deputy Chief Accountant
Iryna Galiy
Legal department
Yulia Temchenko
Head of Legal department
Oksana Kozenko-Klochko
Leading Legal Counsel
Vasyl Lutsyk
Leading Legal Counsel
Аdministrative department
Olena Litovkina
Head of Аdministrative department
Lesia Kachynska
Аdministrative Manager
Kateryna Stadnichenko
HR Manager
Roksolana Oliyarchyk
Administrative assistant
Procurement department
Oleksandr Klimovych
Нead of the public procurement sector
Victoria Prokopenko
Procurement manager

01021, Kyiv, 20/8 Instytutska St.
+380 44 299 97 47