Investment committee

Lenna Koszarny

Founding Partner and CEO

Lenna Koszarny is Founding Partner, Chief Executive Officer and a member of the Investment Committee of EEGF III, EEGF II and EEGF I.  Lenna is also Executive Vice-President of Western NIS Enterprise Fund, a $150 million US-government backed fund.

Ms. Koszarny is the Chair of the Board of Directors of the American Chamber of Commerce (ACC) in Ukraine, an organization with over 600 members, serving on the Board for over 4 years. She is also a Member of the Private Equity Women Investor Network (PEWIN) that unites 600+ senior women leaders in private equity with over $3 trillion AUM and Empowerment Ambassador of the SheExports Platform launched by Ukraine’s Export Promotion Office. She is a Board member and Vice President of the Ukrainian World Congress representing over 20 million Ukrainians worldwide, a member of the Ukrainian Canadian Congress Advisory Council in Ukraine, a member of the Supervisory Board of the German-Polish-Ukrainian Society in Ukraine and Ukrainian Corporate Governance Academy, and served as the first Vice-Chair of the Advisory Council of Kyiv-Mohyla Business School.  She is a member of the Ukraine House Organizing Committee that launched the first ever Ukraine House in Davos, Switzerland on the occasion of the World Economic Forum and has done so for three years to date.

Ms. Koszarny is a recipient of a Commemorative Medal issued on the occasion of the 25th Anniversary of Independence by the President of Ukraine, in recognition of her long-standing contribution to the country. In July 2020, Ms. Koszarny was recognized as #2 Emerging Europe’s Female Business Leader 2020 by UK-headquartered online publication, whose independent insight is relied upon by more than two million people.

Originally born in Canada, Ms. Koszarny has lived and worked in Ukraine for over 26 years, is a CPA and received her HBA at the Ivey School of Business in Canada.