Director of Security Programmes, Foreign Policy Council “Ukrainian Prism”
Dr Hanna Shelest is editor-in-chief of Ukraine Analytica and director of the security programme at the Foreign Policy Council “Ukrainian Prism”. Prior to this, she served for more than 10 years as a senior researcher at the National Institute for Strategic Studies, Odessa Branch. In 2014, Dr Shelest served as a visiting research fellow at the NATO Defense College in Rome. Previously she has experience in public relations and lobbying for government and business, as well as teaching at Odessa National University. Dr Shelest led, among other projects, the Scorecards of the Ukrainian Foreign Policy (2015-2021); Ukrainian Naval Forces Strategic Appraisal (2018); and Elaborating Recommendations on the Ukraine OSCE Chairmanship (2012-2013).