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Olga Bielkova

Member of Parliament
Ms. Olga Bielkova is a Member of Parliament (Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine), Deputy Head of the Verkhovna Rada’s Committee on Fuel and Energy Complex, Nuclear Policy and Nuclear Safety, Member of the Bloc Petra Poroshenko Parliament Faction and Permanent Member of the Ukrainian Delegation to the Parliamentary Assembly of OSCE.

Her public policy focus areas include energy reform and creation of competitive energy markets, unification of energy prices at a market level, transition to more efficient subsidies for energy consumers, establishing an independent energy regulator, ensuring full transparency of the energy sector, fiscal regime improvement for energy sector, simplification and unification of the regulatory framework for the oil and gas producers, SOE efficiency, improvement of energy SOE’ corporate governance, national energy security, energy independence and diversification of energy suppliers, banking sector reform, digitalization of Ukraine and gender issues.
She is a member of the EITI (Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative) International Board as well as co-chair of the Parliamentary Non-Partisan Caucuses “For Energy Independence of Ukraine” and “For Digital Future of Ukraine.”

Olga started as a Member of Parliament on Dec. 12, 2012 being part of the political party and Parliament faction “UDAR V. Klychko”. Before being elected, she was one of the Managing Partners of EastLabs.co – a start-up business accelerator in Kyiv. Prior to joining Eastlabs, she was part of the executive management team for the Victor Pinchuk Foundation. She has also served as Financial and Administrative Director for the Land O’Lakes, a USAID-funded agricultural marketing project in Ukraine. Olga also worked as Deputy Director for the Junior Achievement International branch in Ukraine, introducing economic education to more than 30,000 students in 500 high schools throughout Ukraine.

She holds a Master of Public Administration from the Harvard Kennedy School of Government, a law degree from the Kyiv Shevchenko National University and a degree in economics from the Cherkassy State Engineering University.
 
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