Speakers

Zhdanov Igor

President of the analytical center «Open Policy»

In the 1994th – the representative of the candidate for president of Ukraine Leonid Kuchma in the Central Electoral Commission. In 1994-1995 worked in the legal department of the Presidential Administration of Ukraine and and group of Assistants to the President Kuchma. In 1997-1999 – An officer of the Council for National Security and Defense Council (NSDC Deputy Assistant Secretary). In 1995-1997 and 1999-2005 – Director of Political and Legal Programs Ukrainian Centre for Economic and Political Studies im. A. Razumkova. Since 2002 – the non-staff Consultant Committee of the Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine on combating organized crime and corruption. In 2004 – a leading analyst of the election headquarters of presidential candidate Viktor Yushchenko. In 2005-2007 – First Deputy Head of the Central Executive Committee of the People's Union «Our Ukraine», member of the Party. In the parliamentary elections of 2006 and 2007 was part of the leadership of the central headquarters of «Our Ukraine» and «Our Ukraine – People 's Self-Defense». From May 2008 – President of the analytical center «Open Policy». Candidate of Political Science.