Executive Director, European Business Association
Anna DEREVYANKO is the Executive Director of the European Business Association (EBA). She joined EBA in 2000 when she was appointed the Deputy Director, and since 2003 she was promoted to her current position. The EBA under Mrs. Derevyanko’s supervision has quadrupled its size, now bringing together more than 950 companies and, consequently, has become the largest union of foreign businesses and one of the most influential advocacy groups in Ukraine. It has five regional branches in Dnipro, Donetsk, represented by the Working Group on Assisting Business in ATO Area, Kharkiv, Lviv, and Odesa. Currently, the EBA takes an active part in facilitating the development of EU practices in Ukraine's regulatory field and contributes to its vision, making Ukraine a better place for business. Additionally, Mrs. Derevyanko is a member of the Supervisory Board of PJSC ArcelorMittal Kryvyj Rih and the Supervisory Board of Raiffeisen Bank Aval. She is also a member of the National Reforms Council under the President of Ukraine and a member of World Economic Forum Global Agenda Council. Born on February 25th, 1977, in Zhytomyr, Ukraine, Mrs. Derevyanko graduated from Kyiv National Economic University with a degree in International Economics and Law. She is married and has two sons.