Dr. Volodymyr Golovko is a senior research fellow at the Institute of History of Ukraine, part of the National Academy of Sciences of Ukraine. He is also the Head of the Centre for Political Analysis. He obtained his doctorate in history from Dnipropetrovsk National University in 2000. He completed a Senior Executive MBA program from the business school MIM-Kyiv in 2012. Dr. Golovko spent time as a visiting scholar at the Faculty of Social Science of Charles University in Prague, Czech Republic, in 2008. From 2013 to 2018, he served as the CEO of the media-holding company “CO-OP Media.” Dr. Golovko has authored more than ten books on the economic and political history of Ukraine after 1991, Ukrainian-Russian relations, and the history of international relationships.