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Big Idea Officer at GIOF

Kostiantyn is the Founder of the Global Inclusion Online Forum, which was launched by CFC Big Ideas, an international business consultancy where Kostiantyn is also a Partner, in 2020.

Passionate about efficiency and organizational performance Kostiantyn is a driving force for the GIOF in terms of new ideas, topics to explore and experiments to conduct. Kostiantyn sees DEI as a tool for growth, believing that organisations have to prioritize people inclusion before diversity numbers.

Working as Partner and COO of CFC Big Ideas since 2006, Kostiantyn has created a number of innovative management tools that helped the company achieve sustainable growth. Among them are unbiased hiring and automated promotion systems, flexible remote work system, inclusive financial compensation system, and others.

Kostiantyn is a graduate of the Global Village for Future Leaders of Business and Industry program at Iacocca Institute, Lehigh University (USA). He also holds B. A. and M. A. degrees in International Economic Relations from the Institute of International Relations of the Taras Shevchenko National University of Kyiv (Ukraine).