Ivan has worked in the area of public affairs since 2002. Prior to joining FIPRA, Ivan developed a public affairs consultancy in Ukraine and led numerous public affairs projects serving multinationals. Ivan advised clients in several sectors, including banking, satellite, ICT and pharmaceutical among others. In 2008, Ivan served as a Director for Economic Studies at Yalta European Strategy, the top meeting place for international business and policy leaders in Ukraine. Prior to that Ivan worked on economic policy monitoring, analysis and advice at the Bureau for Economic and Social Technology founded by System Capital Management. Ivan began his career in the area of energy and infrastructure policy. At the Institute for Economic Research and Policy Consulting and in co-operation with the German Advisory Group, Ivan worked on developing policy advice for various clients including parliamentary committees, ministries, regulatory bodies and business leaders.