Alexa Chopivsky is Director, Program on the World Economy, The Aspen Institute. She serves as Executive Director of Ukraine House Davos and deputy Chairwoman of the Supervisory Board, Ukraine Invest. She previously served as Adviser to the Minister of Economic Development, Trade and Agriculture of Ukraine.
For over seven years, she was a journalist with NBC News where she covered world events from the New York, Washington, and London bureaus. After a period as Associate Director at an international communication consultancy in London, she moved to Kyiv. There she worked as a consultant and as a freelance journalist, traveling across Eastern Europe, the Caucasus, and Central Asia. She is Founder, Transnational Education Group, and served as Executive Director, American Center for a European Ukraine.
Ms. Chopivsky received a BA from Yale University with distinction in Political Science and Russian & East European Studies, an MS from Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism, and an MIPP from Johns Hopkins University’s School of Advanced International Studies.
She serves on the Boards of Teach for Ukraine, the Ukrainian-Swiss Business Association, and Women Forward International.
In 2021, the President of Ukraine awarded her the Order of Princess Olga.