Kateryna Busol

Robert Bosch Stiftung Academy Fellow, Russia and Eurasia Programme


Kateryna Busol is a Ukrainian lawyer specialising in international humanitarian and criminal law. At Chatham House, she is researching the viable options for Ukraine's transitional justice policy to achieve justice and reconciliation in dealing with the consequences of the occupation of Crimea and the armed conflict in Donbas.

Previously, Kateryna was a lawyer at Global Rights Compliance in Ukraine (GRC). In that capacity, she advised Ukrainian state actors and NGOs on the best practices of investigating and prosecuting international crimes and cooperating with the International Criminal Court (ICC).

As part of the GRC legal team, Kateryna contributed to two draft laws that properly incorporated war crimes and crimes against humanity in Ukraine’s Criminal Code and facilitated the cooperation with the ICC.

Kateryna was a fellow at the Kennan Institute in 2017, a Visiting Professional at the ICC in 2018 and is the vice-president of the Cambridge Society of Ukraine.

Past experience

2015-19 Legal consultant, Global Rights Compliance
2018 Visiting professional, Office of the Prosecutor, International Criminal Court
2017 Fellow, Kennan Institute of the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars
2015-16 Senior Legal Associate, Easy Business
2013-15 Lawyer, Consultant to the Director-General, National Art Museum of Ukraine
2012-15 Teaching assistant, Institute of International Relations of Kyiv National Taras Shevchenko University
2013 Legal proofreader, Clifford Chance 
2011 Junior Tax Consultant, KPMG Ukraine

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