Jaroslav Kinach

Senior Advisor (Fund-raising, Ukraine)


Former advisor to the Prime Minister of Ukraine, and President, Iskander Energy Corp, Ukraine

Jaroslav started his career at the Toronto Dominion Bank, Canada. From January 1995 to November 1999, Jaroslav was Ukraine Country Head of the European Bank of Reconstruction and Development (EBRD).

Following EBRD, he was Advisor to the Prime Minister of Ukraine providing policy advice on attracting foreign investment. In 2003, he returned to the private sector in Ukraine and later became the Executive Director and Member of the Board of XXIC untill 2011.

Between 2003 and 2008, he served as independent director on the boards of Swedbank Ukraine; Chagala Group Limited, a LSE listed real estate company based in Kazakhstan; and was non-executive chairman of Fabian Romania Limited, an AIM listed company operating in Romania.

Jaroslav is a member of the boards of Black Iron Inc., a TSX listed company and DeNovo, a private Ukrainian company.

Kinach holds an MBA from Columbia University, New York; a BA from Concordia University, Montreal; and is a Fellow of the Institute of Canadian Bankers.