International entrepreneurial team with deep senior level involvement in all real estate project phases and elements – sourcing, analytics, risk management, private equity, development, structuring, due diligence, leasing, facility management, disposition

Legal and asset management experience of principals emphasizes real estate value creation

Andriy Kozin  linked_in_icon1  facebook-512

General Partner

More than 25 years’ experience in the real estate investments and development.  During this time, the volume of assets under management, including own investments, amounted to more than 300 million Euro in USA, Europe and Ukraine. Member of the Board of CEO Club Ukraine, member of Ukrainian Real Estate Club Supervisory Board and Young Business Club, member of the initiative group of BF Generation+, partner at Foxtrot (Ukraine). Investor in trade, logistics, investment, medical, IT companies. Has an engineering degree, holds an Executive MBA, DBA degree.


Maxim Shkolnick  linked_in_icon1 

General Partner, M&A & Asset Management

More than 15 years’ experience in real estate investments. In 2009 co-founded a real estate brokerage firm which generated €150+ mln in sales. As a real estate investor participated in deals with total exit value of €200+ mln. Founder of – a leading real estate portal in Ukraine. Formerly managing partner at venture capital firm Technobridge, SVP and GM of Viewdle (acquired by Google in 2012). ML in International Law.


Mykola Stetsenko  linked_in_icon1 

Partner, Legal

More than 20 years’ of legal experience. A Managing Partner at Avellum Partners. Primary focus is mergers and acquisitions, capital markets, private equity, real estate and restructurings. Formerly – a partner at the Kyiv office of international law firm Baker & McKenzie. Leading lawyer in Ukraine for Capital Markets and Mergers and Acquisitions. Participated in the largest transactions on Ukrainian real estate market – Ocean Plaza, Karavan Real Estate Ltd., Sky Mall, etc. Master of Laws degree from universities in Ukraine and USA. Admitted to practice law in Ukraine and the State of New York (USA).


Oleksandr Romanyshyn linked_in_icon1

Partner, Analytics

15 year real estate experience. Managed Analytics, Valuation and Consulting activities in Ukrainian and international real estate companies. International business development experience, investment transactions execution. Conducted analytical support of transactions totaling $150+ mln. Profound experience in strategies, concepts development and risk analysis of real estate projects. M.Sc. in Intelligent Systems of Decision Making, B.A. in Finance.

Svitlana Gavrylova

Svitlana Gavrylova  linked_in_icon1 

Chief Operating Officer

More than 20 years of work experience in management positions in the central bodies of the state executive power and in the state industrial enterprise. Svitlana has also worked in public organizations in the field of technical regulation and consumer policy. Received a bachelor’s degree in the field of management of foreign economic activity at the Khmelnytskyi University “Podillia” faculty of Engineering and Economics and a master’s degree in international management at the Ukrainian Academy of Foreign Trade (with honors).

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Vladyslav Remen  linked_in_icon1 

Head of Asset Management

Has over 10 years of experience in real estate consultancy firms. Prior to joining Focus Fund was running commercial real estate services line in one of the leading Ukrainian real estate brokerage firm. Earlier was the head of office brokerage department in the Ukrainian office of CBRE. Vladyslav Remen obtained a degree in History from Eastern Ukrainian State University. He also holds the Master Degree in public administration management from Eastern Ukrainian State University.

Viktoriia Zhuravel

Viktoriia Zhuravel 

Asset Manager

More than 10 years of experience, including 7 years as a manager or controller in government and commercial structures.
Viktoriia graduated with honors from the V. N. Karazin Kharkiv National University and the National Technical University “Kharkiv Polytechnic Institute”, a double master’s degree.

Andriy Mykhonik

Andriy Mykhonik  linked_in_icon1 

Head of Legal Department

Andriy has extensive experience in both public administration and the private sector. He worked for almost 10 years in the system of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs. Above this he has more than 15 years of experience in private business and its legal support.

Oleksandr Sverlov

Oleksandr Sverlov  

Financial Counsel

More than 25 years experience on the senior positions in banks and financial services of companies engaged in trading and investment activities. Diplomas: Engineer of the National Technical University of Ukraine and Master of Banking Administration of the Kyiv National Economic University.

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Serhii Sushko  linked_in_icon1

Investment Director for Poland, Czech Republic and Slovakia

Experienced investment advisor and asset manager. More than 11 years’ experience in real estate. Worked for industry-leading global real estate company Colliers International as Head of Valuation and Advisory services at Kyiv office for 8 years. Was the Head of asset management of one of the biggest real estate portfolio in Ukraine included 11,500 properties as of 1.2 million sq.m. Skilled in investment analysis, financial modelling and real estate market research. Holds Master’s Degree in Urban Planning from Kyiv National University of construction and architecture.

Andrii Tymoshenko

Andrii Tymoshenko  linked_in_icon1

Investment adviser

5+ year research and consultancy experience. Has broad experience in analytics and consulting in commercial real estate as Associate Director at Cushman&Wakefield Ukraine (DTZ Ukraine) as well as in Knowledge Management sphere at E&Y (Ukriane). Andrii obtained Master’s Degree in Economics and Enterprise from Kyiv Taras Shevchenko National University (Ukraine).

Oleksij Demydov

Oleksij Demydov linked_in_icon1

Head of Project Management

Over 15 years of experience in managing investment and construction projects in commercial real estate. Implementation of projects and programs in such companies as Arricano Real Estate, Fozzy Food, KAN Development, Respublika park. Graduated from Kyiv National University of Economics – project management and enterprise management. Master’s Degree.

Vitalii Dmytruk

Vitalii Dmytruk linked_in_icon1

Project Manager

More than 7 years of successful work in a real estate maintenance company. The ambitious job change helped explore how all departments work and how they are organized, from project management to financial control of an entire organization with over 600 employees. Carries out control of technical processes, implementation of innovative solutions for the maintenance and reconstruction of all assets of the portfolio. Bachelor’s degree in Economic Cybernetics from Taras Shevchenko National University of Kyiv. Master in Finance and Economics from the University of Warsaw.

Tetiana Grachova

Tetiana Grachova

Head of Finance Department

Tetiana is a highly qualified specialist in the sphere of finance. More than 15 years of work-experience in the international finance companies in particular such as Deloitte, Mazars, ENGINE.

Yuliana Pravda 

Head of Financial Controlling

More than 11 years experience in the field of accounting and management accounting, including in international companies. A degree in accounting and audit from Donetsk National Technical University.

Ihor Kirichok

Ihor Kirichok

Head of Accounting

More than twenty years of work experience in the field of development, system administration and accounting based on modern ERP standards. Worked for companies specializing in retail, production, and real estate management. Has a high expertise in accounting support of operational activity, based on modern technologies, methods and international standards.

Marina Popova

Maryna Popova 


Over 15 years of work experience in accounting and management accounts. Monitors banking, cash transactions and settlements with the company’s accountable persons. Diploma of the Donetsk National University of Economics and Trade named after M. Tugan-Baranovskyi.

Анна Явдонич

Anna Yavdonich логотипчик

Head of Marketing

More than 10 years experience in real estate marketing. Has experience in developing successful projects and implementing long-term marketing strategies. Controls marketing activities of all portfolio assets, including improving the effectiveness of marketing communications and implementing effective marketing solutions in the management of shopping centers. Holds Master’s Degree in Marketing from Kyiv National University of Culture and Arts.

Vita Kozachkivska

Vita Kozachkivska 

Marketing and PR manager

More than 5 years of experience in marketing and public relations. Vita is responsible for communicating key messages and promoting a positive corporate image by coordinating all activities of the organization. Such as developing effective marketing strategies and tactics to achieve goals, writing press releases, working with local and national press and coordinating outgoing messages for the website, social media.
Graduated from Collegium Civitas in Warsaw with a Bachelor’s degree in New Media, Marketing and Advertising and Master’s degree in Integrated Communication.

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Anastasiya Viznyuk

Anastasiia Vizniuk

Marketing Manager

Launches marketing activities,creates different concepts, assesses whether brand awareness is growing, regularly works with Google Analytics data. Nastya does the research work as to  who usually buys the company’s goods, or in whom such a need can be formed. What tasks does the buyer plan to solve with the help of the product. Also responsible for content related to Polish assets and communication with Polish contractors. 5 years of experience in marketing. Graduated  from Collegium Civitas University of Warsaw.

Екатерина Городничая

Kateryna Horodnycha

Marketing Manager

Kateryna launches marketing activities, works with social networks. Is responsible for content related to Polish assets. 5 years of experience in marketing. Graduated  from Kiev Slavistic University.

Anna Adikaeva логотипчик

Corporate Secretary

As Corporate Secretary provides general corporate secretarial duties and ensures that the Fund’s corporate governance and statutory obligations are met and are up to date. Anna has an honors degree in International law from Institute of International relations Kyiv Taras Shevchenko National University.