Dr. Ievgeniia Diadko has a PhD in Economic Theory from National Mining University, Dnipropetrovsk. The title of her thesis was The socialization of economy through mortgage crediting system development, parts of which were published in Housing Finance International, 2007.

Presently Ievgeniia is interested in education reforms through the three forms on non-material capitals’ development, namely human, social, and cultural capitals.

Besides she is interested in European studies, cross-cultural leadership, and ethics.

Ievgeniia has been a participant of distance learning course “Experiential Cross-cultural Leadership” at the University of Tennessee, USA (2006); an Tempus program participant at The University of Göttingen, Germany (2008); participant of Business course at Stockholm School of Economics, Sweden (2008); a fellow of Lane Kirkland Program at Adam Mickiewicz University in Poznań, Poland (2014-2015); a visitor of European Institutions in Brussels as an internship within her post-graduate course “Cultural industries in urban and regional development policy” (2015).

Ievgeniia worked as a lecturer at Alfred Nobel University, Dnipropetrovsk (Ukraine) for 11 years, 6 of which as an Assistant Professor. She is currently self-employed as an academic editor in Krakow (Poland).


Dr. Roman Zhebchuk has PhD in Economics from Academy of Financial Management (Kyiv, Ukraine).

He specializes in public finance, participatory management, urban development and high education development.

In 2016-2017 he was a fellow in Polish Government Educational Program for Young Scholars and visited Studium Europy Wschodniej, Warsaw University and Cracow University of Economics (Poland). In 2016 Roman completed the course “Business Practice in Norway: Management Control from Nordic Perspective” at Nord University Business School (Bodo, Norway). In 2014 he took part in educational program for young politicians of local and regional level and representatives of civil society at Konrad Adenauer Stiftung (Berlin, Germany). Since 2012 he has been a member of the Council of Young Scholars of the Ministry of Education and Science in Ukraine.

Currently Roman is a lecturer at the Faculty of Economics, Yuriy Fedkovych Chernivtsi National University and works at Malopolska School of Public Administration (Cracow University of Economics, Poland) as a team member in the DOBRE project (Decentralization Offering Better Results and Efficiency), USAID-funded.

Maksym Lytovka has a Master degree in Mechanical Engineering from Zaporizhzhia State Engineering Academy (2011).
He is an author of five rationalization projects during his work in JSC Zaporizhstal (2007-2014).

Additionally he is a fellow of Lane Kirkland Program with a topic “Management of Production Process During Innovation and Modernization in Metallurgical Sector” at AGH University of Science and Technology in Kraków, Poland (2014-2015).
Maksym participated in the Annual Conference organized by The British Association for Slavonic and East European Studies (BASEES) with a paper “The Ukrainian Iron and Steel Industry in the Context of Armed Conflict in Eastern Ukraine” (2015, Cambridge).
Presently he is interested in Computer Science and IT, and fascinated by New Technologies.