Gennadiy Khelemskyy

Head, Structure Trade Finance, JSC Ukrgasbank

A graduate of Ludwig Maximilian University in Munich, Germany, Gennadiy started his career over 20 years ago, working for a variety of international and Ukrainian investment and commercial banks before joining Oschadbank in 2012. In 2014 he became head of trade finance business at State Savings Bank of Ukraine, which developed into the second largest trade finance institution in Ukraine.
Gennadiy Khelemskyy joined Ukraine’s JSC Ukrgasbank (UGB) in 2018, successfully leading UGB’s structure trade finance business, and developing with his team strong relationships with both IFC and EBRD.
UGB has been the top Ukrainian trade finance bank for five years in a row, and the most active Ukrainian issuing bank for EBRD and IFC since 2020. It has been recognized as one of the top Eastern European Trade Finance banks for several years by GTR Magazine and received Global Finance Magazine awards.
In 2023 UGB played a decisive role in establishing of the Maritime Corridor, which covers the Ukrainian seaborne trade.