Anastasia Baklan

Anastasia Baklan is a facilitator of the Public Private Dialogue activity in Ukraine within the EU Project “East Invest 2”.

During the last 5 years she was working with international programs of Center for International Private Enterprise (CIPE), USAID and European Commission on implementation of a business & government partnership and providing advocacy campaigns in Ukraine and Eastern Partnership Countries.

Anastasia Baklan is a Founder & CEO of "Business Gathering" company, trainer on institutional capacity building for business associations and coalitions. In prior role Anastasia was a Coordinator of the National SME Platform in Ukraine.

Before it she worked as a Program Officer in the Innovative Business Center, where she organized a business forums, conferences and exhibitions in Russia, and as a Press Secretary in the Public Council under the State Service on Regulatory Policy and Entrepreneurship Development of Ukraine.

During 2015-2016 she took part as an implementator of the projects: Supporting Urgent Reforms to Better Ukraine's Business Environment (USAID), Strengthening anti-corruption compliance in business (NED), East Invest II PPD component (European Commission), Activating advocacy in regional coalitions (CIPE). Anastasia has a Masters Degree in Journalism of the Kyiv National University of Tarasa Shevchenko and certificate of the CIPE program on improvement the institutional capacity of business associations.