Nina Mishcenko

ex-Forbes, Ukraine

Became interested in journalism during her studies in a technical university — National Technical University of Ukraine ‘Kyiv Polytechnic Institute’. In 2004 began to cooperate with ‘Torgovoe Delo’ magazine as an author — wrote about retail trade. After graduating from the institute worked on Channel 5 as a correspondent and a second newscast editor. In 2008 worked for ‘Ekonomicheskie izvestia’ newspaper as a market observer and eventually became an expert in real estate and retail. Worked for Ukrainian version of Forbes since its creation in December 2010 till February 2015. Topics included retail, development and real estate. Publicized the histories behind creation of businesses owned by such major businessmen as Oleksandr Yaroslavskyi, Petro Poroshenko and partners, Oleksandr and Halyna Hereha, Vasyl Khmelnytskyi, Garik Korogodskyi and others. Served for the publication – given her previous experience – as a source of information in the assessment of companies in the retail sphere and businessmen’s assets in real estate. Was working on ‘rentier ratings’ and ‘top managers salary ratings’. From the observer post became a deputy of editor-in-chief of the Forbes magazine. In 2015 as a media project manager and chief editor made the website of the Ukrainian association of retailers (rau.ua) a number one media in its sector. Since March 2016 — the head of creative marketing and communications in TARYAN Group.