Ukranian Business Council

About UBC

Ukrainian Business Council (UBC)

is a non-profit organization created in June, 2 2016 and officially licensed by Dubai Chamber of Commerce. UBC is a kind of bridge between Ukrainian and Emirate businesses

Aiming to improve the dialogue between Ukraine and the UAE, UBC goes in to creating a fundamental basis for this cooperation, improving the overall image of Ukrainian companies and goods, supporting the Ukrainian diaspora, and also taking care of the preservation of Ukrainian culture abroad.

Membership in UBC, which is available for a wide range of people, opens the door to the UAE and Ukraine business environment as well as provides its members with a number of advantages, including in opening and running a business, legal and visa support. We also provide our members with

UBC Tasks


The goal of the organization is, first of all, to promote the commercial development of Ukraine in the UAE.
  • 1
    Contribute to the effective cooperation between Ukraine and the UAE
  • 2
    Facilitate cooperation for Ukrainian businesses in the UAE
  • 3
    Create an information platform to attract investments for the reconstruction of Ukraine
  • 4
    Promotion of attracting investments to the UAE and Ukraine
  • 5
    Preservation and development of Ukrainian traditions, culture and the Ukrainian language
  • 6
    Support Ukrainian businesses in the UAE within the framework of close cooperation with the Consulate and Embassy of Ukraine in the UAE

Executive Committee


Olena Shyrokova
The President of Ukrainian Business Council Dubai & Northern Emirate

Business Lawyer in the UAE, Vice Chairman of ICC UAE Commission on Trade & Investment.

Mykyta Doroshenko
Vice President of Ukrainian Business Council

Partner of 2 companies in the Emirates, among the clients - companies from TOP-10 UAE and the Middle East developers. Representative of the Chamber of Commerce and Industry in Dubai.

Margarita Skavronska
Member of the Board of Ukrainian Business Council Dubai & Northern Emirate

14 years of experience in tax planning and holdings structuring 6 of which she specializes in the Persian Gulf countries. General manager of the IT Enterprise company in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, a lawyer with an M.L Excellence diploma.

Mykola Savchak
Senior Data Strategy, Consultant

Has more than years of experience in management consulting, incl. in top companies such as Bain & Company, EY, Simon-Kucher & Partners. Holds the position of the development and implementation of large-scale data strategies Senior Consultant in the MENA region.

Serhiy Voronovych
Founder and CEO, The Place BC

Shareholder and general director of real estate and construction related companies - THE PLACE Group, main shareholder and general manager. Director of the Peak Summit Development company, adviser to the chairman of London Regional Properties in Ukraine, has a trading business in the UAE, represented by the companies Oriental Trading and Eastroleum DMCC, at the same time works as a vice president in one of the leading construction companies of Ukraine - PGS.

Kateryna Kisser
Legal consultant with, over 13 years of experience

Specializes in such areas as: Banking, Compliance, Tax. Has experience in working in Europe and the United Arab Emirates. Now Kateryna has her own legal practice.

Calendar of events



10 March

Last week we started a new chapter in fostering sustainable economic ties between the UAE and Ukraine in the maritime sector. Ukrainian Business Council Dubai & Northern Emirates delegation met with Jafza management to discuss possible areas of collaboration, including business development, regulatory consulting and ESG initiatives.

28 february

Gulfood is the world’s largest annual food event which unites 5000 companies from more than 125 countries. 🇺🇦#Ukrainian companies are always active participants in the exhibition and 51 companies presented the Ukrainian food industry this year.

10 february

Ukrainian Business Council Dubai & Northern Emirates attended #LEAP2023 in #Riyadh, Saudi Arabia for the second edition of the largest debut tech event in history. 💡LEAP is the global platform and unique event for future technologies and the most disruptive technology professionals from around the world.

7 february

This week, Ukrainian Business Council Dubai & Northern Emirates 🇺🇦 had a productive meeting with SALIC in Riyadh🇸🇦. During the meeting, UBC discussed the perspective of #Ukrainian businesses in #KSA and the possibility of new investments from SALIC to Ukraine.
Past events
Types of membership

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Considering the fact that UBC is a relatively new, but quite dynamic organization, the list of advantages is certainly not exhaustive and permanent. UBC members are actively working on increasing the number of business partners, searching for new ideas and sources for cooperation. In order to become a member of UBC and find business partners, like-minded people and friends, send your inquiries to the email address


We will be glad to see you and sincerely welcome your suggestions and ideas for improving the work of UBC!

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