Academy Associate, Russia and Eurasia Programme
Kateryna Boguslavska

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Kateryna has ten years’ experience working in political analysis and consultancy. She is an expert on state-business relations in the former Soviet space. Her research at Chatham House examines why vested interests in Ukraine and Moldova continue to flourish.

From 2013-2016, Kateryna evaluated political risks for business development in CIS countries as political risk analyst at Polixis Geneva.

As political analyst for the OSCE Special Monitoring Mission to Ukraine in Kyiv in 2014, Kateryna worked to identify early warning signs, gave briefings on political trends, and communicated with civil society activists and public officials.

Prior to these roles, she held the position of political analyst at System Capital Management at the Analytic Centre of the Bureau of Economic and Social Technologies in Kyiv, where she was in charge of mapping political scenarios as well as identifying and mitigating political and regulatory risks.

Kateryna’s fellowship is supported by the Robert Bosch Stiftung.

Areas of expertise

  • Business-state relations
  • Business groups and vested interests
  • Anti-money-laundering
  • Sanctions and asset recovery
  • Economic issues of regional cooperation in the former post-soviet space

Past experience

2013-16Political risk analyst, Polixis Geneva 
2014-16Research Assistant, Center for Security Studies, ETH, Zurich
2014Political Analyst, OSCE Special Monitoring Mission to Ukraine
2006-13 Political Analyst, Analytical Center 'Bureau of Economic and Social Technologies', System Capital Management, Ukraine
2000-02Consultant, Parliament of Ukraine