40 Notable alumni of
Kyiv National Economic University

Kyiv National Economic University is 806th in the world, 276th in Europe, and 8th in Ukraine by aggregated alumni prominence. Below is the list of 40 notable alumni from Kyiv National Economic University sorted by their wiki pages popularity. The directory includes famous graduates and former students along with research and academic staff.

  1. Potap

    Potap
    Born in
    Ukraine Flag Ukraine
    Years
    1981-.. (age 41)
    Occupations
    poetpresenterteachercoachcomposer
    Biography

    Oleksiy Andriyovich Potapenko, known professionally as Potap, is a Ukrainian producer, songwriter, composer, performer, director, scriptwriter, TV presenter, master of sports at water polo, coach and mentor of The Voice of Ukraine. He has been involved as a performer and/or producer of such iconic music acts as Potap i Nastya, Vremya i Steklo, MOZGI and many more, releasing over 300 songs, the vast majority of which became international hits.

  2. Oleh Sentsov

    Oleh Sentsov
    Born in
    Russia Flag Russia
    Years
    1976-.. (age 46)
    Occupations
    film producerdirectorfilm directorscreenwriter
    Biography

    Oleg Gennadyevich Sentsov is a Ukrainian filmmaker, writer, and activist from Crimea. Sentsov has directed the feature films Gamer (2011), Numbers (2019, co-directed with Akhtem Seitablayev), and Rhino (2021).

  3. Isaak Babel

    Isaak Babel
    Born in
    Ukraine Flag Ukraine
    Years
    1894-1940 (aged 46)
    Occupations
    contributing editorwar correspondentjournalistprosaistscreenwriter
    Biography

    Isaac Emmanuilovich Babel was a Russian writer, journalist, playwright, and literary translator. He is best known as the author of Red Cavalry and Odessa Stories, and has been acclaimed as "the greatest prose writer of Russian Jewry." Babel was arrested by the NKVD on 15 May 1939 on fabricated charges of terrorism and espionage, and executed on 27 January 1940.

  4. Alexander Dovzhenko

    Alexander Dovzhenko
    Born in
    Ukraine Flag Ukraine
    Years
    1894-1956 (aged 62)
    Occupations
    writerscreenwriterdirectordiplomatfilm editor
    Biography

    Alexander Petrovich Dovzhenko or Oleksander Petrovych Dovzhenko, was a Ukrainian Soviet screenwriter, film producer and director. He is often cited as one of the most important early Soviet filmmakers, alongside Sergei Eisenstein, Dziga Vertov, and Vsevolod Pudovkin, as well as being a pioneer of Soviet montage theory.

  5. Pavlo Tychyna

    Pavlo Tychyna
    Born in
    Ukraine Flag Ukraine
    Years
    1891-1967 (aged 76)
    Occupations
    politicianopinion journalistliterary scholartranslatorwriter
    Biography

    Pavlo Hryhorovych Tychyna was a major Ukrainian poet, translator, publicist, public activist, academician, and statesman. He composed the lyrics to the Anthem of the Ukrainian Soviet Socialist Republic.

  6. Ivan Bakanov

    Ivan Bakanov
    Born in
    Ukraine Flag Ukraine
    Years
    1975-.. (age 47)
    Occupations
    film producerbusinesspersonjuristpolitician
    Biography

    Ivan Hennadiyovych Bakanov is a Ukrainian politician who has been the head of the Security Service of Ukraine since 29 August 2019. Before that, he was a deputy head of the Security Service of Ukraine.

  7. Oleksandr Skichko

    Oleksandr Skichko
    Born in
    Ukraine Flag Ukraine
    Years
    1991-.. (age 31)
    Occupations
    politicianactorpresenterpublic figurecomedian
    Biography

    Oleksandr Oleksandrovych Skichko is a Ukrainian politician, comedian, actor, and television presenter. From 29 January 2021 to 2 March 2022 Skichko was Governor of Cherkasy Oblast.

  8. Ihor Surkis

    Ihor Surkis
    Born in
    Ukraine Flag Ukraine
    Years
    1958-.. (age 64)
    Occupations
    businessperson
    Biography

    Ihor Mikhaylovich Surkis is a Ukrainian businessman best known for being an owner and President of Dynamo Kyiv since 2002. His brother, Hryhoriy Surkis, was the head of the Football Federation of Ukraine from August 2000 to September 2012.

  9. Kateryna Handziuk

    Kateryna Handziuk
    Born in
    Ukraine Flag Ukraine
    Years
    1985-2018 (aged 33)
    Occupations
    activisthuman rights activistpolitician
    Biography

    Kateryna Viktorivna Handziuk was a Ukrainian civil rights and anti-corruption activist campaigner and political advisor, who exposed corruption in her hometown of Kherson. She was attacked with sulphuric acid on 31 July 2018, and died from her injuries on 4 November 2018.

  10. Serhiy Lyovochkin

    Serhiy Lyovochkin
    Born in
    Ukraine Flag Ukraine
    Years
    1972-.. (age 50)
    Occupations
    economistpolitician
    Biography

    Serhiy Volodymyrovych Lyovochkin is a Ukrainian politician, currently a member of the Parliament of Ukraine. Over 20 years, he has held various leading posts in civil service as well as top corporate positions.

  11. Victoria Spartz

    Victoria Spartz
    Born in
    Ukraine Flag Ukraine
    Years
    1978-.. (age 44)
    Occupations
    politician
    Biography

    Victoria Spartz is an American politician and businesswoman who is the U.S. representative for Indiana's 5th congressional district. The district stretches from the northern fifth of Indianapolis to Marion and includes most of Indianapolis's northern suburbs. She previously represented the 20th district in the Indiana Senate.

  12. Roman Nasirov

    Roman Nasirov
    Born in
    Ukraine Flag Ukraine
    Years
    1979-.. (age 43)
    Enrolled in Kyiv National Economic University
    Studied in 2001
    Occupations
    politician
    Biography

    Roman Mykhailovych Nasirov is a Ukrainian politician who served as the Head of the State Fiscal Service of Ukraine. He was temporarily relieved of his duties on 3 March 2017 and although he was reinstated in his function by a court decision late 2018 he did not return as head of the State Fiscal Service.

  13. Yuriy Yekhanurov

    Yuriy Yekhanurov
    Born in
    Russia Flag Russia
    Years
    1948-.. (age 74)
    Occupations
    economistuniversity teacherpolitician
    Biography

    Yuriy Ivanovych Yekhanurov is a Ukrainian politician who was Prime Minister of Ukraine from 2005 to 2006 and Minister of Defense from 2007 to 2009.

  14. Valeriia Hontareva

    Valeriia Hontareva
    Born in
    Ukraine Flag Ukraine
    Years
    1964-.. (age 58)
    Enrolled in Kyiv National Economic University
    Studied in 1997
    Occupations
    economistbankerpolitician
    Biography

    Valeriia Oleksiivna Hontareva, also spelled as Valeria Hontareva and Valeria Gontareva, is Governor or Chairwoman of the National Bank of Ukraine. She submitted her resignation on 10 April 2017 and left the bank on 11 May 2017.

  15. Maksym Stepanov

    Maksym Stepanov
    Born in
    Russia Flag Russia
    Years
    1975-.. (age 47)
    Occupations
    politician
    Biography

    Maksym Volodymyrovych Stepanov is a Ukrainian politician. From 30 March 2020 until 18, May 2021 he was Minister of Healthcare.

  16. Nataliya Vitrenko

    Nataliya Vitrenko
    Born in
    Ukraine Flag Ukraine
    Years
    1951-.. (age 71)
    Occupations
    economistpolitician
    Biography

    Nataliya Mykhailivna Vitrenko is a Ukrainian politician and scientist. She has a PhD in statistics and doctorate in social sciences.

  17. Oleksandr Omelchenko

    Oleksandr Omelchenko
    Born in
    Ukraine Flag Ukraine
    Years
    1938-2021 (aged 83)
    Occupations
    politician
    Biography

    Oleksandr Oleksandrovych Omelchenko was a Ukrainian politician who served as mayor of Kyiv, the capital of Ukraine, first elected in 1999. Running for a third term he lost his re-election bid in March 2006. Omelchenko was also a member of the Verkhovna Rada (Ukrainian parliament) from 2007 to 2012.

  18. Vitrenko Yuriy Yuriyovytch

    Vitrenko Yuriy Yuriyovytch
    Born in
    Ukraine Flag Ukraine
    Years
    1976-.. (age 46)
    Occupations
    economist
    Biography

    Vitrenko Yuriy Yuriyovytch is a Ukrainian economist, Chairman of the Board at the National joint-stock company Naftogaz of Ukraine, CEO of the investment company AYA Capital. From 21 December 2020 until 29 April 2021 he was acting Minister of Energy of Ukraine in the Shmyhal Government.

  19. Taras Kutovyi

    Taras Kutovyi
    Born in
    Ukraine Flag Ukraine
    Years
    1976-2019 (aged 43)
    Occupations
    economistpolitician
    Biography

    Taras Viktorovych Kutovy was a Ukrainian economist and politician.

  20. Viktoriya Tigipko

    Viktoriya Tigipko
    Born in
    Ukraine Flag Ukraine
    Years
    1973-.. (age 49)
    Occupations
    venture businessentrepreneur
    Biography

    Viktoriya V. Tigipko is a businesswoman, public figure, founding partner and managing director of venture capital firm TA Ventures, president of private investment club ICLUB Global, president of Odesa International Film Festival, Head of the Supervisory Board of Ukrainian Film Academy, mastermind of the "IDCEE. Internet technologies and Innovations" conference (2010–2014).

  21. Yuriy Derevyanko

    Yuriy Derevyanko
    Born in
    Ukraine Flag Ukraine
    Years
    1973-.. (age 49)
    Occupations
    politician
    Biography

    Yuriy Bohdanovych Derevyanko is a Ukrainian entrepreneur and politician. People's Deputy of Ukraine of the VIIth and VIIIth convocations. Derevyanko was a member of the Verkhovna Rada Committee on Corruption Prevention and Counteraction. He is a member of the Council of Volia party.

  22. Igor Mazepa

    Igor Mazepa
    Born in
    Ukraine Flag Ukraine
    Years
    1976-.. (age 46)
    Occupations
    investment management
    Biography

    Igor Aleksandrovich Mazepa is the director general of the Concorde Capital investment company in (Ukraine, Kiev).

  23. Oleksandr Danylyuk

    Oleksandr Danylyuk
    Born in
    Ukraine Flag Ukraine
    Years
    1981-.. (age 41)
    Occupations
    lawyerpublic figurepolitician
    Biography

    Oleksandr Volodymyrovych Danylyuk is Ukrainian public figure, lawyer, human rights activist. Coordinator of the public movement (now party) "Spilna Sprava" (Common Cause). Chief Advisor to the Minister of Defense of Ukraine Valeriy Heletey on a voluntary basis from July 15 to November 5, 2014.

  24. Volodymyr Borodians'ky

    Volodymyr Borodians'ky
    Born in
    Ukraine Flag Ukraine
    Years
    1974-.. (age 48)
    Occupations
    media proprietor
    Biography

    Volodymyr Volodymyrovych Borodianskyi is a Ukrainian television manager, public figure, entrepreneur and politician. Minister of Culture, Youth and Sports of Ukraine (2019–2020), chairman of the board of STB (2004–2018), Director of StarLightMedia (2012–2018), Chairman of the Council for the Development of the National Cultural, Art and Museum complex "Mystetsky Arsenal".

  25. Ihor Umansky

    Ihor Umansky
    Born in
    Ukraine Flag Ukraine
    Years
    1975-.. (age 47)
    Occupations
    economistpolitician
    Biography

    Ihor Ivanovych Umansky is a Ukrainian economist and civil servant. On 4 March 2020, he was appointed as the Minister of Finance of Ukraine. He was dismissed on 30 March 2020. Umansky claims he never received a formal reason for his dismissal and that he first heard of it through news reports.

  26. Rustam Temirgaliev

    Rustam Temirgaliev
    Born in
    Russia Flag Russia
    Years
    1976-.. (age 46)
    Occupations
    economistmilitary personnelpolitician
    Biography

    Rustam Ilmirovich Temirgaliev is the Director General Russia-China Investment Fund for Regional Development since August 8, 2018.

  27. Oleksandr Kubrakov

    Oleksandr Kubrakov
    Born in
    Ukraine Flag Ukraine
    Years
    1982-.. (age 40)
    Occupations
    politicianentrepreneur
    Biography

    Oleksandr Mykolayovych Kubrakov is a Ukrainian economist, civil servant and politician. From 20 May 2021 he is serving as Minister of Infrastructure of Ukraine.

  28. Yuliya Sokolovska

    Yuliya Sokolovska
    Years
    1985-.. (age 37)
    Occupations
    community leadercivil servantpolitician
    Biography

    Yuliya Serhiyivna Sokolovska is a Ukrainian activist, civil servant and politician who is since 12 March 2020 Deputy Head of the Office of the President of Ukraine responsible for social affairs.

  29. Mariya Ionova

    Mariya Ionova
    Born in
    Ukraine Flag Ukraine
    Years
    1978-.. (age 44)
    Enrolled in Kyiv National Economic University
    Studied in 2000
    Occupations
    politician
    Biography

    Mariya Mykolayevna Ionova is a Ukrainian politician of the Petro Poroshenko Bloc.

  30. Nikolay Bagrayev

    Nikolay Bagrayev
    Born in
    Russia Flag Russia
    Years
    1964-.. (age 58)
    Occupations
    politician
    Biography

    Nikolay Georgievich Bagrayev is a Ukrainian businessman in the fields of media and show business, and is a public figure.

  31. Nikolay Lagun

    Nikolay Lagun
    Born in
    Ukraine Flag Ukraine
    Years
    1973-.. (age 49)
    Occupations
    bankerbusinessperson
    Biography

    Mykola Lahun — is the Ukrainian businessman. He was the majority shareholder and the Chairman of the Supervisory Board of JSC Delta Bank, which declared insolvent on 2 March 2015.

  32. Maksym Olehovych Tymoshenko

    Maksym Olehovych Tymoshenko
    Born in
    Ukraine Flag Ukraine
    Years
    1972-.. (age 50)
    Occupations
    scientistuniversity teacher
    Biography

    Maksym Tymoshenko is a Ukrainian culturologist and a social activist. He is a doctor of philosophy (2013), a professor of the National Academy of Culture and Arts Management (2014), an Honored Art Worker of Ukraine (2015), member of the Green Cross International Board (since October 2017). President of the Ukrainian National Tchaikovsky Academy of Music as of November 2018.

  33. Serhiy Ostapenko

    Serhiy Ostapenko
    Born in
    Ukraine Flag Ukraine
    Years
    1881-1937 (aged 56)
    Occupations
    economistuniversity teacherpolitician
    Biography

    Serhiy Ostapenko was economist, statesman, and political activist of Ukraine. In the beginning of 1919 he directed the Council of People's Ministers of Ukrainian People's Republic (prime-minister).

  34. Andriy Hordeyev

    Andriy Hordeyev
    Born in
    Ukraine Flag Ukraine
    Years
    1983-.. (age 39)
    Occupations
    politician
    Biography

    Andriy Anatoliyovych Gordeev is a Ukrainian politician, people's deputy of Ukraine of the VIIIth convocation, who was the Head of Kherson Oblast State Administration from April 2016 until April 2019.

  35. Yehor Cherniev

    Yehor Cherniev
    Born in
    Ukraine Flag Ukraine
    Years
    1985-.. (age 37)
    Occupations
    politicianentrepreneur
    Biography

    Yegor Chernev is a Ukrainian politician who represents the Servant of the People party in the Verkhovna Rada.

  36. Tetiana Popova

    Tetiana Popova
    Born in
    Ukraine Flag Ukraine
    Years
    1975-.. (age 47)
    Occupations
    politician
    Biography

    Tetiana POPOVA – Deputy Minister of Information policy of Ukraine from 4 February 2015 to August 2016, Advisor to the Minister of Defense of Ukraine Minister of Defense of Ukraine from December 2014 to October 2015.

  37. Stanislav Arzhevitin

    Stanislav Arzhevitin
    Born in
    Ukraine Flag Ukraine
    Years
    1961-.. (age 61)
    Occupations
    bankerpolitician
    Biography

    Stanislav Mikhaylovich Arzhevitin is a Ukrainian businessman, Chairman of the Association of Ukrainian Banks, and People's Deputy of Verkhovna Rada.

  38. Denys Viktorovych Chernyshov

    Denys Viktorovych Chernyshov
    Born in
    Ukraine Flag Ukraine
    Years
    1974-.. (age 48)
    Occupations
    civil servant
    Biography

    Denys Viktorovych Chernyshov is Ukrainian politician and economist. He has been a Deputy Minister of Justice of Ukraine since October 19, 2016.

  39. Vasyl Shevchuk

    Vasyl Shevchuk
    Born in
    Ukraine Flag Ukraine
    Years
    1954-.. (age 68)
    Occupations
    economistdraughts player
    Biography

    Vasyl Yakovych Shevchuk was Ukraine’s environment minister in 1998-2000 and 2002-2003 and a deputy minister of economy for sustainable development in 1993-1998. Under his leadership, Kyiv hosted the UN “Environment for Europe” Fifth Ministerial Conference in 2003. Shevchuk also held scientific and advisory positions at the National Security and Defense Council of Ukraine and at the Parliament of Ukraine (at the Speaker’s Secretariat and the Institute of Legislation of the Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine).

  40. Dr. Huda Al-Ban, PhD

    Dr. Huda Al-Ban, PhD
    Years
    1960-.. (age 62)
    Occupations
    politicianfull professor
    Biography

    Huda al-Ban is a Yemeni politician. She was Yemen's Minister of Human Rights until 20 March 2011, when she resigned in protest at the government's sniper attacks on protesters during the 2011 Yemen protests.