Ivanna Klympush-Tsintsadze is Vice Prime Minister for European and Euro-Atlantic Integration. Before appointment to this post in April 2016, she was a Member of the Ukrainian Parliament, serving as First Deputy Chairperson of the Foreign Affairs Committee and leading Ukraine’s Parliamentary Delegation to the NATO Parliamentary Assembly. Prior to her election as a Member of Parliament and since mid-2011, Ms. Klympush-Tsintsadze headed Yalta European Strategy (YES), an independent international network promoting the development of fair, democratic and prosperous Ukraine. Previously, she worked as Deputy Director of Programs, and later as Director of the International Charitable Organization “Open Ukraine Foundation”. Ms. Klympush-Tsintsadze worked on strategic planning and operational implementation of the Foundation’s programs, focusing on the support of Ukraine’s international cooperation, public diplomacy, country’s positive image promotion, and international security dialogue. For five years between 2002 and 2007, Ms. Klympush-Tsintsadze was the Radio BBC Ukrainian Service correspondent in the USA (Washington D.C.) and in the Caucasus (Tbilisi). From 1998 to 2002, she worked for the East-West Institute’s Kyiv Center as a Project Manager and carried out the responsibilities of EWI KC’s Acting Director for one year.