Symposia Country Meetings Ukrainian Investment Symposium

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IEA Director Van McCormick welcomes guests to the Harvard Club for the inaugural U.S.-Ukrainian Investment Symposium

Executive Interview: John Tedstrom, fmr. Director, Eurasian Affairs, U.S. National Security Council; Edward Nassim, Director, IFC Central and Eastern Europe; Kamen Zahariev, Ukraine Country Director, EBRD

Harvard Ukrainian Research Institute Senior Fellow John Gillingham (right) with Edward Nassim (IFC)

“Impact of Reform” Panelists (left to right): Sergei Konoplyov, Harvard University; Peter Koelle, Chairman, International Moscow Bank ; Jaroslawa Johnson, Managing Partner, Chadbourne Parke; Sarah Carey, Partner, Squire Sanders; and Alexei Danilov, Governor, Luhansk Province

Jeffrey Manners, CEO of Marsh Central and Eastern Europe, reads the policy recommendations drafted by his working group during Roundtable discussions

Fmr. Amb. Gryschenko and Dr. Tedstrom, fmr. Director, Eurasian Affairs, U.S. National Security Council, collaborating in the Roundtable discussion

Peter Koelle (left) CEO, International Moscow Bank; Konstyantyn Gryschenko (center-left), former Ambassador of Ukraine to the United States; Martin Lee-Warner (center-right), Director Global Markets, RZB; and Jeffrey Millikan (right), Raiffeisen International, Regional Director, CIS

Symposium luncheon in the Harvard Club's Massachusetts Room

Special luncheon address by Konstyantyn Gryschenko, former Ambassador of Ukraine to the United States and former Foreign Minister of Ukraine

Rawi Abdelal, Harvard Business School professor, delivers a case-study lecture “Interpreting Investment in Russia and Ukraine” based on his acclaimed book: National Purpose in the World Economy

Susanne Lotarski , President of the U.S. Ukraine Business Council and former Director, U.S. Department of Commerce Office of Eastern Europe, Russia and NIS

“Entrepreneurship” Panelists (left to right): Ihor Pavlysh, Chairman, 3i; Roman Kyzyk, Managing Partner, Draper Fisher Jurvetson NEXUS; Jacques Mournier, Chairman, Calyon Bank Ukraine; Elena Voloshina, Ukraine Program Director, International Finance Corporation; and Dorian Foyil, President, Foyil Securities. The Panel was moderated by John Tedstrom, President, Trans-Atlantic Partners Against AIDS and fmr. Director, Eurasian Affairs, U.S. National Security Council

IEA Director Van McCormick (right) with former U.S. Ambassador James Collins (center) and Pamela Quanrud (left), Economic Minister Counselor for U.S. Embassy Moscow and former U.S. National Security Council Senior Director for Economic Affairs

“Access to Capital” Panelists (from left to right): John Gillingham, Senior Fellow, Harvard Ukrainian Research Institute; Natalie Jaresko, President and CEO, Horizon Capital; Jeffrey Millikan, CIS Regional Manager, Raiffeisen International; Edward Nassim, Director of Central and Eastern Europe, IFC; and Kamen Zahariev, Country Director Ukraine, EBRD

Behind Kamen Zahariev (EBRD Country Director Ukraine) tapestries and chandeliers adorn the cathedral ceilings of Harvard Hall in the Harvard Club

Deputy Economic Minister of Ukraine Volodymyr Ignaschenko closes the U.S.-Ukrainian Investment Symposium, reassuring investors that Ukraine is committed to further improving its foreign investment climate

Dr. Tedstrom, president and founder of the Trans-Atlantic Partners Against AIDS (TPAA) and former U.S. National Security Council member, calls attention to the HIV/AIDS problem in Ukraine. TPAA co-hosted the Cocktail Reception for guests after the Symposium