Speakers Hon. Lisa (Yelyzaveta) Yasko
Hon. Lisa (Yelyzaveta) Yasko Head of interparliamentary cooperation, bilateral and multilateral relations, Commitee on Foreign Affairs & interparliamentary cooperation
Hon. Lisa (Yelyzaveta) Yasko
Member of Parliament at Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine, Member of Foreign Affairs Committee! Member of Ukrainian Delegation at PACE

Yelyzaveta Yasko is a member of the Ukrainian Parliament of the 9th convocation (Servant of the People). Lisa is a member of the Committee on Foreign Affairs and Inter-parliamentary Cooperation and Head of inter-parliamentary cooperation, bilateral and multilateral relationships subcommittee.  She is also a member of the Ukrainian delegation at the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe.

At parliamentary work her focus has been on developing law initiatives to protect territorial integrity and national security issues, fostering economic reforms, and de-occupation of Crimea and Donbass.

Founder of the dialogue platform “Ukraine 603.7 Forum” across Ukraine that aims to produce regional and national solutions to ensure human security and national security in Ukraine.  Producer of the TV project “How Ukraine Sounds” aimed to demonstrate cultural diversity of different regions of Ukraine.

Yelyzaveta is the first Ukrainian who graduated from Blavatnik School of Government, University of Oxford (Master of Public Policy) and has more than 10 years of experience of advocating Ukraine through public diplomacy projects abroad including those who received international awards such as Cannes Lions, Sabre and others.

Ms Yasko is a founder of Yellow Blue Strategy NGO, producer of documentary films about Crimea and history of KGB (Clover Films) for Aljazeera, ZDF, ARTE. Lisa has worked at the Department of Culture, Digital, Media and Sports (UK), Ukraine Crisis Media Center, Stratcom team at Presidential Administration of Ukraine, CFC Consulting Company.

Lisa holds Master Degree in Public Policy from University of Oxford, Master Degrees in Political Science from Taras Shevchenko National University of Kyiv and Master Degree in Political Science from Lomonosov Moscow.