MPP 2023 Harvard Kennedy School
Ilya is a Master in Public Policy candidate at the Harvard Kennedy School, Harvard University. He is currently a research assistant for the Intelligence Project at the Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs and is a Belfer Young Leader Student Fellow. Before studying at Harvard, Ilya worked as a journalist in Ukraine since 2014. Ilya was one of the top three editors at Kyiv Post where he trained and managed other journalists who are now at the newly-established award-winning Kyiv Independent. As the Head of Ukraine at REDD Intelligence, an online information platform that provides intelligence and data on emerging market corporates, Ilya spearheaded the company’s presence in Ukraine. Ilya has been published in The Washington Post, Foreign Policy, and Atlantic Council among others.