Dmytro Kondratenko Igorovych 

Education: Kyiv Mohyla Academy, Master of Political Science; He ended postgraduate degree at the Institute of Political and Ethnic Studies named Kuraz of the National Academy of Sciences of Ukraine. Experience in the evaluation: National Consultant ofmonitoring and evaluation on the development of a monitoring system for migrants' post-migration situations, International Organization for Migration (2014-2017). In the project's boundaries trained for representatives of government agencies and public organizations for monitoring of post-readmission situations and reintegration of returning migrants.


Viacheslav Sorokovskyi


Education: Master of Public Administration (2003, UADU, now NASA). My 20-year professional activity is related to the processes in the field of public administration and local self-government in such areas as: youth, social, economic, regulatory, political and community facilities. I have almost 5 years of service experience in local self-government bodies.
The experience of my expert-advisory work in various fields is related to cooperation with international projects supported by USAID, EU, SDC. Since 2007 I have been working in the Swiss-Ukrainian project DESPRO, currently holding an expert on public services and monitoring.
M & E projects and policies form a separate area of ​​my professional interests. The M & E experience covers as ex ante (for example, NGO project proposals for city and regional project contests in Kherson, Kherson and Chernivtsi regions, community projects in DESPRO: 2000-05; 2007; 2007-present) and ex post (for example, Monitoring the project "Prosvita and mobilization of voters: ensuring equal playing conditions for all candidates during the 2004 presidential elections": 2004; Evaluation of the impact of CSI program CIVICUS project in Ukraine: 2009; Evaluation of quality of water supply services for consumers for DESPRO: 2012, 2016).

The Board

Larysa Pylgun







Larysa Pylgun is an independent expert in evaluating policies, programs, and projects.

She is an analyst, experienced teacher, and trainer.

She has experience in public service. Larysa is Master of Business Administration (KNEU), Master of Public Administration (NAPA).

She finished graduate school Pedagogical University and participated in training programs (including abroad) on the evaluation, public administration, and European integration.

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Artem Myroshnychenko








Artem Myroshnychenko is Director of Evaluations and Head of the Qualitative Methods Department of in the Kiev International Institute of Sociology, Director of the Center "Social Indicators" since 2006. He works in the field of Evaluation since 2003. In 2004 he graduated from National University of "Kyiv-Mohyla Academy” with his Master’s thesis devoted to “Evaluation of prevention programs".   Since that time he specializes in operational research and Evaluation studies. He worked as a key researcher and evaluation consultant with such agencies as USAID, World Bank, European Commission, UNDP, WHO, UNICEF, MSI, AIDS-Alliance International, Internews Network, IREX, NDI, Foundation "Development of Ukraine" and others.

He participated in the Evaluation trainings and workshops of the World Bank, in particular, he successfully completed International Program for Development Evaluation Training (IPDET) at Carleton University, Canada, the World Bank training for trainers, USAID training on data quality audit etc.

In addition to his the practical research and evaluation work, he is teaching at the National University of "Kyiv-Mohyla Academy" and work as a trainer at the Higher School of Sociology, and National Academy of Public Administration under the President of Ukraine.

Iryna Kravchuk 







Ph.D. in Public Administration, Independent Consultant and Trainer in evaluation of programs and projects, co-founder of Ukrainian Evaluation Association, Member of  International Program Evaluation Network,  European Evaluation Society, American Evaluation Association, International Development Evaluation Association, UK Evaluation Society.  In the framework of Local Government and Civil Service Reform Initiative fellowship, held internships in Poland and Slovakia and studied evaluation systems of EU Structural Funds (2010-2011);   during the European Union Visitors Programme, she studied experience of evaluating programs and EU cooperation with Ukraine (2010). The graduate of Ukrainian School of Political Studies (2011) and the seminar "Responsible Leadership: Aspen-Ukraine" (2013). Iryna Kravchuk has 15 years of professional experience in the area of public administration, international projects, training, last six years devoted to the institutionalization of evaluation in the public sector, evaluation of programs and policies, evaluation training. Iryna Kravchuk worked at the Ministry of Justice of Ukraine, in the Secretariat of Cabinet of Ministers of Ukraine. She was Deputy Head of Department of European Integration of NAPA (2007) (on a voluntary basis). She defended the Ph.D. thesis in public administration “Public Administration Месhanisms of Adaptation of National Law to EU Law: Comparative Analyses”) (2006). The author of more than 50 publications on evaluation of public programs and policies, European integration, the approximation of Ukrainian Law to the EU law. She published the monograph “Evaluation of Public Programs and Policies” (2013).  Starting from 2015 – Associate Professor of Department of Public Policy and Societal Development of NAPA. She defended post-doctoral thesis “Theoretical and methodological basis for evaluation of public policy in Ukraine” in May 2015 in NAPA.

Olga Schetinina  








Olga Schetinina is a Board Member of the Ukrainian Evaluation Association. She is a seasoned international development professional with over 20 years of experience in technical assistance projects, including more than 15 years servicing for USAID and US State Department-funded programs. Olga is a member of the International Evaluation Advisory Board with UNDP. She managed projects in Ukraine, Russia, Kazakhstan, and Croatia. She served as a Chief of Party for various projects including civil society development and advocacy, youth leadership enhancement, combating trafficking in people and other. In 2010-2014, she was a Director for the Analysis, Planning and Evaluation Department with Rinat Akhmetov Foundation in Ukraine. Ms. Schetinina advised the Foundation on monitoring and evaluation strategies related to public health control (TB&HIV/AIDS), cancer, orphanage, journalism, culture projects and more. As an independent consultant, she has evaluated projects across development fields and sectors including economic growth, decentralization, democracy and governance, public health and humanitarian assistance.

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 Kostyantyn Ryzhkov








Specializes in project management, organizing and conducting activities and events, impact assessment of workshops, seminars and public relations. Has experience in projects of international technical assistance in areas of economic development, civil society development, healthcare, healthy lifestyle, supported by the European Union, the U.S. Agency for International Development, Foreign Affairs, Trade and Development Canada (DFATD), the German Government, UNDP, the Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria, UNICEF.

Graduated from the National University "Kyiv-Mohyla Academy" with a degree in Political Science (Kyiv, 1999) and the Ukrainian Academy of Banking with the degree in Jurisprudence (Sumy, 2003).Had an internship in the Israel MFA program "MASHAV", participated in various training on public relations, preparation if information materials, project management, monitoring, and evaluation.

Mikhail Savva







Professor, Doctor of Politology (Russian President Academy of State Service, National and Federative Affairs Department). Municipal adviser of the 1st class. The deserved professor of the Kuban state university.

January 2001 – December 2012 – The Southern Russia Resource Center, Grant Manager: Consulting of non-profit organizations in South of Russia; seminars, management of grant competitions of social projects, development of methodical recommendations on civil society development; organization of legal aid to migrants; evaluation and monitoring.

Wrote about 150 scientific works on conflicts, separatism, migration, administrative reform, including 3 monographs.

Nataliya Kovalisko








Doctor of sociological sciences, professor (department of sociology, Ivan Franko National University of Lviv); Head of the regional department of the Sociological Association of Ukraine (SAU); Contextual Expert on Educational Programs at the Center for Evaluation of Scientific, Educational, and Social Programs; Deputy Chairman of the Specialized Academic Council for the Defense of Theses for the Degree of PhD in Sociological Sciences. More than 20 years of professional experience in the field of sociology and teaching sociological disciplines. The regional manager of sociological research projects implemented in cooperation with SAU and sociological centers of Ukraine. Member of Scientific and Methodological Commission and Scientific Council on Sociology of the Ministry of Education and Science of Ukraine. Participant of a number of summer schools, training, innovative seminars on improving the monitoring and evaluation courses for teachers of higher education in Ukraine. The author of over 120 scientific publications, author, and co-author of 6 monographs, 17 textbooks, methodological works l in the field of sociology. The founder and scientific leader of the specialization "Social Designing and Expertise" of the Master Program in Sociology at the Ivan Franko National University of Lviv. Scientific interests and achievements: social inequality, processes of mobility and social stratification, economic sociology, monitoring and evaluation of social projects and programs.

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Oleg Mazuryk








Doctor of Sociological Sciences, Associate Professor, Associate Professor of the Department of Social Structures and Social Relations of Kyiv National Taras Shevchenko University, a guarantor of the "Social Technologies" educational program of the Bachelor level in Sociology. Over 20 years of professional experience in sociology and teaching sociological disciplines. The head and participant of many research projects of sociology, including international ones. Specialist in social audit, since 2012, is engaged in theoretical and practical aspects of M & E development, a regional expert. A trainer and participant of a number of summer schools, training, seminars on the improvement of courses for monitoring and evaluation for teachers of higher educational institutions of Ukraine. Trainer of Short Course "Monitoring and evaluating projects based on the results" as part of the World Bank project for Europe and Central Asia. Member of the Management Board of the Eurasian Evaluation Association, Sociological Association of Ukraine. He is the author of more than 110 scientific and teaching-methodical publications mainly in the field of social audit, social control, and social responsibility. In 2000-2001 he was on the fellowship at Lancaster University (UK).

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