Kateryna Yakunchenkova – General Manager of Al Safina Security, a Maritime Security Company with its presence in Greece, Singapore and UAE providing the below services as:
* Maritime Security
* Exclusive Yacht Security Services
* Cyber Security
* Oil&Gas Security
* Land Security
A co-partner and co-shareholder of a Trading Group of Companies that is involved into refined oil products trading worldwide with its premises in Hong Kong and Latvia.
An active member of WISTA and MIEVOM Group under UKMTO patronage. An author of multiple articles dedicated to the counter-piracy measures at High Risk Waters and Global Security Issues of the 21st century. Cyber effect on currently automated vessels and oil rigs systems.
2012 – Operations Executive at Al Mina Group of Companies.
2010 – 2011 – Operational and Project Manager in Mestex Shipping.
2009 – up to now – Activist and Co-founder of the Ukrainians Seamen’s Relief Fund
Co-founder of the Seamen’s relief Fund in Ukraine. Close work with Mass Media and drawing attention of the authorities to the problem of the seafarers rights at the sea. The Fund was founded after the successful release of the Ukrainian seafarers from the piracy captivity on the vessel “Ariana”. The initiative was supported by the ex-Ukrainian prime-minister Sergei Tigipko.
2008 – 2009 – Practice in the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Ukraine.
Consul Assistant in the Ministry of Foreign Affairs
2004- 2009 – Magister of Political Sciences. Faculty of International Relations/ Social Sciences Institute; Odessa National University
2008 – School of Young Politician, Ukraine, Kyiv
2006 – Attendance of the International Conferences in Germany, Hamburg/ Greece, Athens / Poland, Warsaw dedicated to the Coalition Politics and Policy; Domestic Effects of Immigration; Transitions to Democracy; Combating Piracy in the HRA( 2011, 2012);
2005 – Summer Studying in the University of Crete, Iraklion. Section of Political Sciences and Social Studies
1993 – 2004 – Gymnasium 5