Speakers Borys Shestopalov
Borys Shestopalov
Borys Shestopalov
Co-Founder, HD GROUP
  • Co-owner and CEO of HD-GROUP and GFSGROUP
  • Ukrainian agri-food entrepreneur and PhD in Economic Science;
  • Holds the position of Vice President in All-Ukrainian Association of Bakers and Board member of the Union of Ukrainian entrepreneurs and Union of “Flour Mills of Ukraine”
  • Performs mission of Honorary Consul of Austria in Zaporizhzhia

Boris Shestopalov is a Ukrainian agrifood entrepreneur, co-owner and managing partner of HD-group, founder of GFSGROUP. Ph.D. in Economics.

He is the vice-president of the Ukrainian bakers’ association, a member of the Board of Directors of The Union of Ukrainian Entrepreneurs (SUP) and Union “Millers of Ukraine”, member of the Family Business Network and CEO Club Ukraine.

Boris is an expert in food industry strategies, foodtech and “future foods”. He speaks at the biggest Ukrainian forums and national business events. He is also a co-founder of NEWFOOD.MEDIA, a portal about foodtech and the latest food technologies.

Since May 9, 2017, he has been the Honorary Consul of the Republic of Austria in Zaporizhzhia.