Yurii Gaidai

Yurii is a Senior Economist at the Kyiv-based independent think tank the Centre for Economic Strategy, where he concentrates on research and advisory work in taxation, fiscal and regulatory policies. He also serves as an Independent Expert for the Ukrainian Parliament's Temporary Investigative Commission on Economic Security and Economic Crimes.

Prior to joining the Centre for Economic Strategy, Yurii was an Inspector at the Business Ombudsman Council of Ukraine. In this role, he investigated violations of business rights by state tax, customs, investigative and other authorities. He also developed and monitored the implementation of systemic recommendations to state bodies.