EasyBusiness | Andrew Shpakov
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ANDREW SHPAKOV

Chairman & CEO

 

 

Andrew Shpakov is a finance and public policy professional. He is now a CEO of EasyBusiness, where he provides policy advice and complex analytical services to governments, investors, and private firms. Within a strategic merger between EasyBusiness and CIVITTA, Andrew also serves as BDO of CIVITTA, a leading management consulting firm in Eastern Europe. At Diligent Capital Partners, a mid-size private equity firm, Andrew participated in equity and debt raising in agribusiness, consumer goods, and real estate sectors. Within his work for the Ukrainian government, Andrew served as Advisory Team Member on Business Climate Improvement at Ministry of Economy designing the national deregulation strategy and action plan aimed at improvement of Ukraine’s positions within World Bank’s Doing Business ranking. He delivered speeches on the progress of Ukrainian reforms at venues from Kyiv to New York, while being featured on Forbes and Voice of America. Prior to his public policy engagement, Mr. Shpakov oversaw financial analysis and reporting functions at several multinational companies. He received MSc in Finance from the National Agricultural University of Ukraine and fluently speaks English, Russian, and Ukrainian.

 

INDUSTRY FOCUS

  • Food & Agribusiness
  • Retail & Consumer Goods
  • Energy & Utilities
  • Government
  • Real Estate

 

PROGRAM EXPERTISE

  • Business Climate Improvement
  • Deregulation & Markets Liberalization

 

EXPERIENCE

  • Since 2018 Civitta
  • Since 2014 EasyBusiness
  • 2016-2018 Diligent Capital Partners
  • 2015-2016 Ukraine Turnaround Real Estate Fund
  • 2015 Ministry of Economic Development and Trade of Ukraine
  • 2013-2015 Leroy Merlin Ukraine
  • 2012-2013 Adidas Ukraine

 

EDUCATION

  • 2018 Atlas Leadership Academy (Visiting Fellow | Washington, D.C., USA)
  • 2017 Atlas Leadership Academy (Think Tank MBA | Washington, D.C. / New York, NY, USA)
  • 2011-2014 National University of Life and Environmental Sciences of Ukraine (MSc, Finance | Kyiv, Ukraine)
  • 2008-2011 Irpin Economic College (Associate Degree, Finance | Irpin, Kyiv region, Ukraine)

 

LANGUAGES

English, Russian, Ukrainian