YOU ARE INVITED TO ATTEND a USUBC members, by invitation only, "ROUNDTABLE" with Natalie Jaresko, Minister of Finance of Ukraine, on Tuesday, March 22, 2016, from 4:45 p.m. to 6:15 p.m. in the Conference Room offices of SigmaBleyzer, 6 Baseyna Street, Mandarin Plaza, 8th Floor, Kyiv, Ukraine (see directions below), followed by a reception.  

USUBC is very fortunate to have this unique opportunity for members to meet with the Minister of Finance regarding the critical reform, budget, tax, financial and other key issues facing Ukraine.  Minister Jaresko, as you know, has been an outstanding, effective and influential member of the new government of Ukraine since she was appointed in December of 2014.   

RSVP:  Registration is required for attendance at the USUBC members meeting with Finance Minister Jaresko.  Please register by sending an e-mail to There is no cost for the meeting or the reception.  


Natalie Jaresko was appointed the Minister of Finance of Ukraine by the Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine on December 2, 2014. Prior to that, she was one of the co-founders and Chief Executive Officer of Horizon Capital, a fund manager with over $600 million under management.  Natalie Jaresko served on the Board of Directors of the U.S.-Ukraine Business Council (USUBC),, for several years representing Horizon Capital. 

During 1995-2001 Ms. Jaresko served as President and Chief Executive Officer of Western NIS Enterprise Fund (WNISEF). Prior to joining WNISEF, Ms. Jaresko served as the Chief of the Economic Section of the U.S. Embassy in Ukraine from 1992-1995, and in various economic positions at the State Department in Washington, D.C. from 1989-1992.

Currently, she serves as a Senator of the Ukrainian Catholic University, as a Board member of the Kyiv School of Economics, and Open Ukraine Foundation; as well as a member of the World Economic Forum Global Agenda Council on the Future of Financing and Capital, the German Marshall Fund’s Leadership Development Council 2015-2017, East Europe Foundation’s Advisory Council, Kyiv-Chicago Sister Cities Committee, Pechersk School International’s Board of Governors, and the Selection Committee of the Pinchuk Foundation's WorldWideStudies (WWS) scholarship program.

She is an alumni of the Ukraine Aspen Seminar. In the past, she has served as a member of the President’s Foreign Investment Advisory Council, the Supervisory Board of IMI-Kyiv, the Council of Competitiveness of Ukraine, and the Kyiv City Strategy 2025 Public Council.  Ms. Jaresko received her Master's Degree in Public Policy from the Harvard University Kennedy School of Government in 1989. She received her Bachelor of Science Degree in Accounting from DePaul University in Chicago, Illinois in 1987 and a Certified Public Accountant (CPA).

Tuesday, March 22, 2016, 4:45 p.m. to 6:15 p.m., Kyiv, Ukraine, followed by a reception

Conference Room offices of SigmaBleyzer, 6 Baseyna Street, Mandarin Plaza, 8th Floor, Kyiv, Ukraine