Programme Officer at the OSCE Office of the Special Representative and Co-ordinator for Combating Trafficking in Human Beings
Oleksandr (Sasha) Kyrylenko joined the OSR/CTHB in April 2016. His current portfolio covers victim protection issues, including in crisis contexts and in addressing child trafficking. Prior to this, Oleksandr implemented anti-trafficking projects with the OSCE Project Co-ordinator in Ukraine, including piloting, adoption and implementation of Ukraine’s National Referral Mechanism for victims of trafficking in human beings. Oleksandr formerly headed the British Council’s regional centre in South-Eastern Ukraine and taught English at Donetsk National University. He holds a specialist diploma in English and French and an MA in Mass Communications from Leicester University.