Maksym Bugriy manages a research project on the social cohesion impact of the Ukrainian –Russian conflict and the lessons for Estonian security policy. His other research directions include the analysis of strategic issues of Russian security policy and economic statecraft. Maksym graduated with an MBA from Catòlica Lisbon School of Business and Economics and has a Master’s of Finance from the National Taras Shevchenko University of Kyiv. Currently he is a PhD researcher in National Economic Security with the National Institute for Strategic Studies in Kyiv, Ukraine.
Maksym Bugriy is a Visiting Fellow with the Jamestown Foundation in Washington D.C. and also practices investment consulting services. He has broad career experience as an analyst and researcher with leading Ukrainian think tanks, including the Institute of Ukrainian Policy and the Institute of Euro-Atlantic Cooperation. During 2011, he was a public servant as the Head of the Geo-Economics Sector with the Ukrainian Presidential think tank The National Institute for Strategic Studies. Prior to working as an international affairs analyst, Mr. Bugriy spent more than ten years working as a research analyst and corporate finance associate with regional leading investment banks, including Troika Dialog (2006–2010).
Maksym Bugriy was born in 1970 in Potsdam, Germany.