Member of Ukrainian Parliament (Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine) in the Petro Poroshenko Bloc Parliament Fraction and a Deputy Head of the Committee on Fuel and Energy Complex, Nuclear Policy and Nuclear Safety.
Olga was elected as a Member of the Parliament in Ukraine and started her duties on 12 November 2012 being part of the political party and Parliament fraction “UDAR V. Klychko”. Before elections she was one of the Managing Partners of EastLabs.co – startup business accelerator in Kyiv. Before joining Eastlabs, Olga Bielkova was part of the executive management team for the Victor Pinchuk Foundation. As Director of International Programs at the Foundation, she led projects for Ukraine’s integration into the global community, supervised the international grant-making activity, and worked closely with several well known international organizations. Olga Belkova directly oversaw the largest privately funded Ukrainian scholarship initiative, the WorldWideStudies, designed to support young talented Ukrainians pursuing their Master’s degrees in leading universities outside Ukraine. Prior to joining the Foundation, she served as Financial and Administrative Director for the Land O’Lakes, a USAID-funded agricultural marketing project in Ukraine. Olga also worked as Deputy Director for the Junior Achievement International branch in Ukraine, introducing economic education to more than 30,000 students in 500 high schools throughout Ukraine.
Olga Bielkova is a Harvard Mason Fellow and holds a Master of Public Administration by the Harvard Kennedy School of Government, a law degree from the Kyiv Shevchenko National University and a degree in economics from the Cherkassy State Engineering University.