Massive infrastructure overhaul underway in Ukraine
The JCC Ukraine Chapter headed by Sven Henniger, JCC Board Member and Partner, Henniger Winkelmann Consulting showcased Ukraine's Great Construction Project at its May 25 webinar on "Infrastructure in Ukraine: New Business Opportunities." Speakers at the webinar moderated by Sven Henniger were Volodymyr Yaremko, Counsel, FCI Arb, SAYENKO KHARENKO, Oleksandra Azarkhina, Director, Reform Support Team, Ukravtodor and Yulia Klymenko, Member of Parliament, First Deputy Head of Transport & Infrastructure Committee, Verhovna Rada - Parliament of Ukraine.
The Great Construction Project aims to modernize, extend, improve the quality of services and gradually align multiple areas of the country's infrastructure sector to EU standards. The public stakeholders are key infrastructure agencies, reflecting the magnitude of the overhaul. These include The Ministry of Infrastructure of Ukraine; The State Road Agency of Ukraine (Ukravtodor); The Ukrainian Sea Ports Authority (USPA); Ukrainian Railway (Ukrzaliznytsia); The State Aviation Administration of Ukraine and The State Agency for Infrastructure Projects of Ukraine.
There are numerous opportunities for Swiss investment and application of know-how in the framework of public private partnerships on infrastructure projects and privatization of many infrastructure objects.