Olena Poperechna, Director of Fruit Project LLC

Advisor on business-planning, carrying out feasibility studies and preparing information for investment projects, market research, market analysis and statistical monitoring for fruit products and market price information.

Olena graduated from the Faculty of Economics, Vinnytsia National Agrarian University in 2003, specializing in Legislation for Agriculture and gained a Master's Degree in Corporate Governance from Vinnytsia National Technical University in 2005. Olena also participated in the training programme in Germany for young agrarian professionals with the insurance company Vereinigte Hagelversicherung VVaG and has also attended training courses provided by Ernst and Young which include Estimation of Investment Projects and Management Accounting.

Her work experience includes Agrana Fruit Ukraine LLC and International Finance Corporation (IFC).

Olena has prepared more than 70 business plans for producers of fruits and berries and other agribusinesses, including establishing new plantations, managing fruit businesses, organizing external financing, etc.