Svitlana Petersen - TEAM International

Svitlana Petersen

Director of Operations, Kharkiv and Kyiv

Svitlana joined TEAM International in 2014 as Executive Director for Ukraine, overseeing all legal matters and managing the company’s external relations with government, banking, and other commercial organizations. In 2018, she assumed the additional role of Human Resources Director for TEAM’s European locations.

In November 2019, Svitlana was promoted to Director of Operations for Kyiv and Kharkiv, two of TEAM’s three delivery centers in Ukraine.

Prior to joining TEAM, Svitlana developed an extensive career in the field of law and politics. She served as a councilwoman for the Kharkiv City Council for five years, head of legal department for a large political party, partner of the Kharkiv law firm VILEON.

Svitlana holds a master’s degree in law from Yaroslav the Wise National Law Academy of Ukraine. She also earned her Ph.D. in constitutional and municipal law.

Svitlana spent a year studying in the United States under the Future Leaders Exchange Program, and completed a professional internship with the Legislative Fellows Program in Cincinnati, OH.