Kateryna Zaslavska

head of Kyiv office

Yekaterina has been part of ILF team since 2010. For 7 years she had been heading ILF’s HR department and managing internal standards, recruiting procedures, and team development, evaluation and motivation.

Since 2012 Yekaterina concurrently held the position of project coordinator in the office of the Honorary Consul of Germany in Kharkiv. She has more than 100 Ukrainian-German projects under her belt in the field of business, education and culture. They include: first and second BEA forums “Bioenergy, Energy Efficiency and Agribusiness”, regional projects on creative economy and Germany Weeks in Kharkiv, up to 50 events a year.

In 2018 Yekaterina continued her work in ILF as director of the Kyiv office. Currently Yekaterina is responsible for building the firm’s partner network in Ukraine and abroad.

Yekaterina regularly conducts training classes for entrepreneurs on building efficient HR systems and team management, as well as master classes for students on personal skills development and career. In 2015 Yekaterina served as coach for the program USAID/FINREP II “Go women” on building entrepreneurship skills among women. In 2017 together with Legal Clinic Pro Bono of the Taras Shevchenko National University of Kyiv she conducted the course “Legal Manager School” dedicated to developing project-oriented thinking among students.

Yekaterina earned the scholarship of the German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD) and Ukrainian-German Student Exchange Program. In 2016 she received a diploma on European projects management as part of the University of Computer Sciences program in Łódź, Poland.

Publications

July 9, 2018
Sergey Silchenko
Sergey Silchenko
Kateryna Zaslavska
Kateryna Zaslavska
Problem staff – how to part ways in time and with no fallout

The web is surprisingly full of articles about employees quitting their jobs which are usually written by those employees themselves. For instance, according to a survey done by Rabota.ua in 2017, 60% of Ukrainians were quitting because of low wages, and 50 % - due to nonexistent career prospects.

May 16, 2018
Kateryna Zaslavska
Kateryna Zaslavska
Transforming a factory into a cultural hub: where to begin?

Transformation of industrial buildings into useful objects has been going on for decades in the world, but for Ukraine it’s still a new thing. Where should you start to turn an abandoned building into something interesting and necessary?

April 23, 2018
Sergey Silchenko
Sergey Silchenko
Kateryna Zaslavska
Kateryna Zaslavska
How to help a "burned out" employee: legal aspects

Part of ongoing series of articles from ILF experts on dealing with "difficult" employees. This time the authors, sharing comments on important legal aspects, help figure out what to do when your employee is "burned out" for some reason.