Vasyl Nazaruk

Impact Investing Program Manager

Vasyl coordinates the Fund’s Impact Investing Program, which aims to enable entrepreneurs and businesses to solve social and environmental problems in Ukraine, as well as promote social entrepreneurship in the country. As part of this program, Western NIS Enterprise Fund implements a low-interest loan program for social enterprises (in cooperation with Oshchadbank and Kredobank), a nationwide study of social entrepreneurship, training courses in social entrepreneurship for the School of Social Work of Kyiv Mohyla Academy and Lviv Business School (LvBS) and other projects.

Vasyl holds a master’s degree in ecology from Kyiv Mohyla Academy, where he currently teaches courses “Social Design”, and “Social Entrepreneurship” and “Volunteering Management” at the School of Social Work. Since 1998, he has conducted trainings on management of non-profit organizations and social enterpreneurship. Vasyl is the author and co-author of several books on volunteering and social work with people living with HIV.

Previously, Vasyl headed the All-Ukrainian Resource Center for Development of Entrepreneurship “Social Initiatives”, which trains entrepreneurs and builds a network of organizations interested in the development of social entrepreneurship. Before that he was the Head of the charitable organization Center for Volunteering “Dobra Volya”. Also, Vasyl worked in the insurance and marketing industries.