A webinar "Macroeconomic Analysis & Economic Development, Projections, Moving GDP Growth to 8%, Key Business Sectors" organized and hosted by the U.S.-Ukraine Business Council (USUBC), www.USUBC.org, on Thursday, April 29, 2021, from 10:00 am to 11:15 a.m. EDT USA, 5:00 pm - 6:15 pm EEDT, Kyiv, via ZOOM. You will not want to miss this important dialogue with top experts in the field.


  1. Oleg Ustenko, Advisor to the President of Ukraine on Economic Issues, Kyiv, Ukraine.
    Oleg has served as the Executive Director of The Bleyzer Foundation for several years. Oleg
    Ustenko serves as a Senior Advisor to USUBC.
  2. Eric HontzDeputy Regional Director, Europe & Eurasia, Center for International Private Enterprise (CIPE), Washington D.C. CIPE strengthens democracy around the world through private enterprise and market oriented reform. CIPE is a long-time member of USUBC.
  3. Elina RibakovaDeputy Chief Economist, Institute of International Finance (IIF), Washington, D.C. IIF is the global association of the financial industry.
  4. Olena BilanChief Economist, Dragon Capital, Kyiv, Ukraine. Dragon Capital is the leading independent investment company in Ukraine.
  5. Edward Chow, Senior Associate, Center for Strategic & International Studies (CSIS), Washington D.C.  Ed is a leading expert on international energy development and has been involved in energy policy issues in Ukraine for many years.  Ed Chow serves as a Senior Advisor to USUBC
  6. Susannah Cooper, Director, Office of Monetary Affairs, Bureau of Economic
    and Business Affairs, U.S. Department of State, Washington, D.C.
  7. Morgan Williams, President & CEO, U.S.-Ukraine Business Council, Washington. D.C., will moderate the discussion. USUBC, with over 200 members, is the largest, Ukraine specific, private business trade association in the world not headquartered inside Ukraine. USUBC was founded in Washington, D.C. in 1995.  Williams has served as President of USUBC since 2007. 

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If you have any questions about connecting to the webinar please contact Denys Jatsyshyn, USUBC Director, Corporate Relations, in Kyiv at DJatsyshyn@usubc.org.

Recorded versions of the previous thirty-seven U.S.-Ukraine Business Council (USUBC) live webinars are available on USUBC YouTube channel