Hanna Bashniak


Regulatory Policy Sector Head
Better Regulation Delivery Office

Hanna Bashniak, the Sector Head of Regulatory Policy Sector in Better Regulation Delivery Office, Ukraine - one of the largest and most impactful policy think tanks in Ukraine. The organization focuses on better regulation, economic growth, SME development and now on addressing problems caused by the war. It has been instrumental in developing and advocating almost 200 of initiatives adopted by the Government and Parliament of Ukraine. These initiatives brought about savings for businesses and state expenditure of more than $1 billion every year through better, streamlined, and digitized policies, regulations, and procedures. Hanna has more than eight years of experience in drafting legislation in the spheres of economy, ecology, subsoil use, digital transformation; preparation analytical reports with regulatory recommendations, in particular, on investment barriers in subsoil use sector (with emphasis on critical raw materials use), licensing procedures; reengineering and development of state electronic public services for business.

Session 4
17 October 2023 / 15:30 - 16:30

Reforming Ukraine’s Subsoil Sector Amidst Ongoing Full-scale Invasion

The presentation shows the latest changes in the regulation of the subsoil sector in Ukraine and the investment barriers that have been removed, provides an overview of the investment barriers that remain in the field of access to the subsoil sector, and also focuses on the current policy and procedure for access to critical raw materials in Ukraine.