Founding Partner, Intermarium Strategy, Consulting and Capital
Kateryna YUSHCHENKO is a Founding Partner at Intermarium Strategy, Consulting and Capital, which advises Ukrainian companies breaking into foreign markets and international firms seeking to establish themselves in Ukraine. Through strategic counsel and a fully-integrated and cross-disciplinary approach, Intermarium focuses on Business Development, Start-up Incubation and Investment, CEO advisory, EU Representation, Corporate Communications and Reputation Management, Sustainability and Corporate Responsibility. Mrs. Yushchenko is an Advisor to Agora, a blockchain-based voting ecosystem. She is the Chairman of the Ukraine 3000 Foundation, which promotes citizen involvement in health, education and the arts, and has raised and distributed over $50 million dollars in assistance throughout Ukraine and its diaspora. She received a BSFS in International Economics from Georgetown University and an MBA from the University of Chicago Booth School of Business. From 1993 to 2000, she served as a Country Director and Bank Training Chief of Party for KPMG-Barents Group in Ukraine. A child of Ukrainian WWII immigrants to Chicago, she moved to Ukraine in 1991 to run the U.S.-Ukraine Foundation, which she co-founded to support democratic and free-market development in newly-independent Ukraine. Before coming to Ukraine, Mrs. Yushchenko held positions at the Joint Economic Committee of Congress, Department of Treasury, The White House, State Department, and the Washington-based Ukrainian National Information Service. She is married to Victor Yushchenko, the 3rd President of Ukraine.