• Entrepreneur and Ukrainian business society activists
  • Honored Worker of Tourism of Ukraine

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Professional Experience

1986-1991 Kyiv Institute of Civil Aviation Engineers 

engineer-economist (planning engineer) area of specialization: air transport


2013-2016 National Academy of Public Administration

Master in Public Administration


Helen Shapovalova is an entrepreneur and Ukrainian business society activist, who was at the core of developing the modern tourism industry in Ukraine since the early 1990s.

Founder of Pan Ukraine tour operator, Chairperson of State agency of Ukraine for tourism and resorts 2011-2014. In 2013, she personally signed the Memorandum between the State Agency for Tourism and Resorts and the National Tourism Administration of China on the Promotion of group travel of Chinese tourists to Ukraine, which opened a window of opportunity for visa liberalization.

1994 – 2003

Director for tourism – Private Avia-Agency “Pan-Ukraine”

2003 – 2011

Director  – Agency “Pan-Ukraine” LLC

2015 – present

Chairman of the Supervisory Board – Agency “Pan-Ukraine” LLC

2007 – 2010

Vice-President – Association of leaders of the tourism industry of Ukraine

2010 – 2011

President – Association of leaders of the tourism industry of Ukraine

2011 – 2014

Chairperson – State agency of Ukraine for tourism and resorts

2014 – present

Vice-President – Public organization “Association

“Ukrainian Amber World”

2014 – 2015

Head of  ICC Ukraine Commission on Tourism and Resorts

2015 – 2016


Vice-Chairperson  on Tourism and Resorts – Ukrainian

National Committee of the International Chamber of Commerce (ICC Ukraine)

2016 – present

President  – Polish-Ukrainian Tourist Chamber

2019 – present

Head of Tourism Committee in Chinese Commerce Association

2020 – present

  Member of the Board of the Public Union VISIT Ukraine.