Oleg Ustenko

Oleg Ustenko

Oleg Ustenko

Executive Director, The Bleyzer Foundation


Oleg Ustenko is a well-known Ukrainian economist, Executive Director at The Bleyzer Foundation and President of the Harvard Club of Ukraine. His economic and financial research is focused on emerging market economizes. The CIS region and Ukraine are his particular areas of interest.
Mr. Ustenko has been actively involved in a number of projects, including assessments in macroeconomics, investment and the overall business climate in the regions of analysis. He also acts as a consultant to the Ukrainian government and other countries. He is an active participant of major economic and business events in the region and is one of the most published and quoted economists in Ukraine.
Prior to joining The Bleyzer Foundation, Mr. Ustenko was involved in different economic policy-oriented projects of The World Bank, OECD, governments of CIS countries and leading universities including Harvard University and MIT.
Mr. Ustenko has a Master’s Degree from Harvard University and a Ph.D. from Kiev State Economics University.