Governing bodies

Multi-Stakeholder Group (here and after - MSG) is an independent group of multilateral partners, formed to coordinate and monitor the implementation of the Construction Sector Transparency Initiative (here and after - CoST) in Ukraine. MSG is comprised of representatives of each stakeholder group: government, business and NGOs. Each link has one vote regardless of the number of participants. All decisions are taken by simple majority of votes. No authority, private or commercial organizations have a right to interfere in the MSG work or give instructions about the implementation of its tasks, as well as other matters that are not within its competence.   MSG is open to new participants. Participants of the MSG may be:

  • Incorporated under the laws of Ukraine public authority, public organization or business representative (enterprises, associations, etc.), whose strong and dynamic partnership is related to construction or infrastructure operationa and usage.
  • As well as NGOs whichaims at reformation and\or anti-corruption activities.
  Essential criteria:
  • High motivation to participate in shaping the system of accountability, disclosure and effective management during construction process and operation of infrastructure facilities
  • The ability to determine the representative who will volunteer to participate in the meetings of the MSG on a regular basis. Participation is personal and free of charge.

Government sector

(Українська) Віктор Нестуля

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CoST CHAMPION – Volodymyr Omelyan

Volodymyr Omelyan was appointed as Minister of Infrastructure of Ukraine on the 14th of April, 2016. Until then he held the position of Deputy Minister of Infrastructure of Ukraine – Head of Administration. Earlier from the March, 2014 till December, 2014  Volodymyr Omelyan worked as the Head of Service of  Minister of the Cabinet of Ministers of Ukraine.

Volodymyr Kudrytskyi

Investment and Strategy Director at Ukrenergo State-Owned National Energy Company. Responsible for strategic planning, project management, implementation of investment policy, change management and international lender relationship. His key task is implementation of company reforming strategy and investment projects. Prior to his appointment Volodymyr took a post of Development Director at Ukrtransnafta PJSC, was Operations Manager and Internal Audit Director at leading international and Ukrainian companies such as MHP S.A., EastOne, TNK-ВР and Grant Thornton.

Olena Kryvoruchko

Director of Ukrdorinvest State-Owned Company. Key focus – implementation of road infrastructure projects funded at the expense of credit resources provided by international financial organizations (World Bank, EBRD and EIB). Olena Kryvoruchko has Master’s Degree from the University of Rome “Tor Vergata” (Italy) majoring in Public Procurement Management.

Oleksii Sobolev

Adviser to Minister of Infrastructure of Ukraine

Coordinates projects to improve transparency, open data and improve the corporate governance of public enterprises. Oleksii has an international certificate CFA and  is one of the directors of the financial analyst community CFA Ukraine.

Prior to working in the Ministry of Infrastructure was  managing assets of the company Dragon Asset Management.

Рublic sector

Volodymyr Tarnai

The Head of Budget Policy Department at the Center of Political Studies and Analysis “Eidos”, partner of International Budget Partnership in Ukraine, member of “Transparent Budget” working group at the Ministry of Finance. Last 4 years engaged in research on efficient use of budget funds, open and transparent government.

Roman Khodak

The Head of Secretariat of “My Road” Public Union. Started research and analysis of the roads management problems in 2014, worked as a volunteer at the Ministry of Infrastructure of Ukraine . Roman is majoring in engineering, but working career was mainly connected with logistics, sales, distribution and commercial marketing.

Ivan Lakhtionov

He has a great practical experience in public procurement. Since 2016 he has joined Transparency International Ukraine. Currently, he is the coordinator of the Dozorro project, which aims to provide a level playing field in public procurement. In 2018 he was elected to the Civil oversight council at the National Anti-corruption Bureau of Ukraine.

Business sector

Tetyana Korotka

Represents Business Ombudsman Council in Ukraine which is the honorary member of MSG with an advisory vote.

Tetyana Korotka holds the Deputy Business Ombudsman position. She is a specialist with long experience in finance, investment and regulatory reforms in various fields. More than ten years worked as a director for preparation of the pilot projects including public-private partnership Program funded by the USA Agency for International Development (USAID).

As a leadership Tetyana Korotka prepared a number of projects in transportation, municipal infrastructure, recreation, health, creation of industrial parks, municipal infrastructure management and other sectors.

Vitalii Grusevych

(CBU), in CoST represents  business

Vitalii Grusevych has extensive experience of project management in development companies. Аs a Manager Mr. Grusevych worked in leading companies of Ukrainian building market, and in 2015 the CBU Board of  Directors, approved him by unanimous vote as Executive Director of Confederation of Builders of Ukraine.

Today, Mr. Grusevych is focused on the development of the Ukrainian construction industry which is one of the locomotives of the national economy, improving the investment climate in the construction industry of Ukraine, establishing rules of professional ethics and enhance the authority of profession as a whole

Оlena Medvedeva

Executive Director of International Road Carriers of Ukraine (Transportation Association), Honored Worker of Transport of Ukraine.

Olena Medvedeva has considerable experience in the field of road transport and infrastructure. She worked as a researcher, lecturer of the National Transport University, Scientific Secretary of the Assosiation of the Scientific and Technical Workers of road transport and road economy of Ukraine, the Ministry of Transport of Ukraine. The main areas of work: participation in the development of the Concept and Applications establishment and operation of a national network of international transport corridors, coordination and interaction modes, creating the legal framework of an independent Ukraine, the formation of innovative investment policy for the development of transport links.

Orest Klympush

Chairman of the All-Ukrainian association “Federation of Transport Employers of Ukraine”, in CoST represents business sector.

From 1992 to 1994, Mr. Klympush held the post of First Minister of Transport of an independent Ukraine and has extensive experience in public service, was Verkhovna Rada deputy of two convocations, headed the subcommittee on road transport, author of laws on the roads, Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of Ukraine to Hungary and Slovenia, diplomat.

Orest Klympush attained Candidate of Sciences degree, academician of Transport Academy of Ukraine, professor of the National Transport University. His professional and scientific achievements are not limited to the authorship (co-authorship) of more than 60 scientific publications, 3 scientific books and registration of 13 patents.

National secretariat

Natalia Forsyuk

Natalia Forsyuk – Director of the National Secretariat CoST Ukraine.

Natalia Forsyuk has a law degree, before her election, has worked more than 10 years as head of production enterprise with 100% foreign capital (Denmark) in the woodworking industry.

CoST National Secretariat A properly resourceful and capable National Secretariat is key to a successful CoST programme. The Secretariat is responsible for preparing and managing an implementation plan approved by the MSG. Tasks include:

  • Providing financial and administrative support to the MSG
  • Procuring and administering consultant services (e.g. for the Assurance Process)
  • Coordinating the participation of all stakeholders
  • Facilitating technical support and capacity building for the procuring entities
  • Arranging meetings for consultation and dissemination
  • Implementing the communications strategy of the MSG
  • Maintaining liaison with the International Secretariat
  • Supporting international visits.

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