Dr. Prof. Igor Podoliev, Head of Seed Forum Global Scientific Board

Dr. Prof. Igor Podoliev is a Head of Seed Forum Global Scientific Board. He has over 10 years in banking, 5 years in diplomacy, 15 years in public service and 10 years in academia. He holds PhD in international economics and has more then 140 scientific publications on economic policy. Igor has wide experience as a diplomat, international banker, politician and academician. He was a Rector of International Academy of Finance and Investment in Kiev, Executive Director for Ukraine/Romania/Moldova/Georgia/Armenia for EBRD; First Deputy Chairman of the Board of the State Export-Import Bank of Ukraine”, Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of Ukraine to the Republic of Finland, First Deputy Minister of the Ministry of Foreign Economic Relations and Trade of Ukraine; Head of Division in the Institute for Industrial Economics at the Academy of Sciences of Ukraine. Igor is Ukrainian national.