Alternate Director, EBRD
Artem SHEVALEV serves as an Alternate Director of the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development. Previously Mr. Shevalev served in the Government of Ukraine as the Deputy Minister of Finance for European Integration (2015-2016), where his portfolio included IFI cooperation, public debt issues and financial and banking sector reform. He has been particularly involved with the state banking reform and promoting international corporate governance best practices in the sector, taking positions at the Supervisory Boards of several state owned banks. Before his banking career, Mr. Shevalev served at the Embassy of Ukraine in London, where he held positions of Third Secretary and then Private Secretary to the Ambassador (1998-2002). Upon the completion of his diplomatic posting, Mr. Shevalev stayed on in London with the appointment at the headquarters of the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development as an Advisor to the Executive Director. In 2005 Mr Shevalev started his cooperation with JSC "The State Export-Import Bank of Ukraine", supporting their marketing expansion and setting up Ukreximbank’s representative office in the UK, which he then ran until mid-2011. Mr. Shevalev remains keenly interested and outspoken on the issues of privatisation and management of state-owned banks and enterprises in Ukraine. In this context, he has been selected for the Supervisory Board of Privat Bank, the largest bank in Ukraine, after its nationalization (2016). He also sits on the Supervisory Boards of the other three state-owned banks. Mr. Shevalev graduated with honors from the Faculty of International Economic Relations at the Institute of International Relations of Taras Shevchenko National University of Kyiv. He later also earned his Master’s degree in Business Management in London Business School.