Igor Arbatov 

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Workplace and position

Future Development Agency (Ukraine)

СОО and co-founder, social entrepreneurship and financial  consultant

Academic title (if any )   Ph.D

Diploma in Engineering, Master of International Economics

Work experience: as a practice, as a teacher

Igor has many years of experience in training and consulting on strategic planning, business modeling, financial management and audit of projects which supports the vulnerable groups. 

He was a financial specialist and coordinator of grants programs for IDPs in work integration in the UNDP Ukraine / UNDP project in Ukraine “Rapid response to the socio-economic problems of IDPs in Ukraine”. Also, he was a Financial Manager in USAID Ukraine project “Expansion for the IDPs support for work integration”. 

Worked as a financial specialist to develop the public organizations and social enterprises in projects with the financial support of the Global Fund (GFATM),CDC and others.

Mentor and consultant in Ukrainian and international educational projects as Enactus, AIESEC, Open Data Challenge, Diamond Challenge, hackathons, incubators and accelerators on social entrepreneurship and civic tech.

Indicate how long and what kind of business you've managed / founded / worked for

From 2015 he is a co-founder in the Future Development Agency - a fund for social entrepreneurship and social innovation support. 
The organization is a signatory member of the UN Global Compact Network in Ukraine and contributes to achievement of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).

From 2000-2005 - founder and head of a social store.  

Basic skills

- business planning
- financial modeling and financial accounting
- strategic and operational planning

Methods used in teaching

Created an automated financial accounting tables, cash flow, calculation of the cost of products and services

Expert achievements and promotion

Certified Trainer on Social Entrepreneurship. 

In 2020, he completed ToT training on Social Entrepreneurship. 

Trained for international compliance with ISO 20700: 2017 Management Consulting Guide and certified by the World Organization CMC-Global.


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Finance, finance modeling

Areas of mentoring

Finance, team management, business processes, civic tech