Roman Gold is a managing partner of the VentureIsrael venture fund, a managing partner of JSCapital, and an official member of the Forbes business board. Roman invests in Israeli startups with breakthrough technologies, from quantum communications to neuroscience and synthetic biology.
Denys Shmyhal – Prime Minister of Ukraine, Member of the National Investment Council and the National Security and Defense Council. Candidate of Economic Sciences.
Graduated from Lviv Polytechnic National University. Studied and did internships abroad.
In 2003 defended dissertation on the topic: “Development of production infrastructure of the region in market economy conditions”.
From March 4, 2020 – Prime Minister of Ukraine
From February 4 to March 4, 2020 – Deputy Prime Minister of Ukraine, Minister of Communities and Territories Development. Initiated reforms of urban planning and coal regions transformation.
On August 1, 2019, President of Ukraine Volodymyr Zelenskyy appointed Denys Shmyhal as the Head of the Ivano-Frankivsk Oblast Administration, where he worked until February 4, 2020.
From 2017 to 2019 held senior positions at “DTEK Zakhidenergo” compamy. In particular, he served as the Director of the Burshtyn TES.
In 2015-2017 he worked as Vice President, CEO, Member of the Supervisory Board of “Lvivholod” company.
From May to December 2014 – Deputy Head of the Lviv Oblast regional office of the Ministry of Revenues and Duties.
From 2009 to 2013 he held various positions in the Lviv Oblast Administration. In particular, he was the Head of the Department of Economics, later – the Head of the Department of Economic development, Investment, Trade and Industry.
In 2011, he also chaired the Board of the NGO Institute for Regional Development, which analyzes regional development issues and decentralization reform in Ukraine.
In 2003-2009 he worked in top-level management positions in companies of Lviv region.
Masha Efrosinina is a TV presenter, Honorary UN Ambassador for Population Issues, Head of the "Your Support" Foundation, co-organizer of the Charity weekend festival, author and presenter of the YouTube-project "Examination of Honesty".
During the seven years of work "Your Pillar" Charity Foundation together with Charity weekend collected about 130 million UAH for the equipment for the children's resuscitation rooms at the Institute named after Amosov, IPAG, for ventilators, for rehabilitation rooms in orphanages.
As a UN Honorary Ambassador, she regularly visits Ukrainian cities within the framework of the "Cities Free of Violence" campaign.
Together with the Red Cross Society and the Cognitive Modeling Institute, she created the "I Think" platform for victims of violence.