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The SAFE UKRAINE 2030 team comprises the best professionals on local and global security management of Ukraine, Europe and the World.


Olena Sukmanova

Olena Sukmanova is an attorney-at-law, a partner at Sayenko Kharenko; visiting professor at Spolecna Akademia Nаuk, University of social science, Warsaw


Boasting over 20 years of professional experience, she specializes in the comprehensive resolution of complex disputes and conflicts. Olena held senior positions in the legal departments of major banks and industrial holdings, where she gained unique experience in implementing projects in the banking, real estate and investments sectors, and worked for two years in public service as Deputy and First Deputy Minister of Justice of Ukraine.



Named among the notable practitioners in Litigation by Ukrainian Law Firms 2020;

Recommended among the leading lawyers in Litigation by Best Lawyers in Ukraine 2022;

In 2018, Olena was included in the Top 100 Successful Women of Ukraine rating in the Government Officials category by Novoe Vremya publishing.



  • LL.D. (Ph.D.) from Institute of Economic and Legal Studies of the NAS of Ukraine

  • MBA from International Academy of Personnel Management

  • LL. M. from Donetsk National University


Member of Safe Ukraine 2030 Supervisory Board, former

First Deputy Minister of

Justice of Ukraine

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