Mykhaylo joined the JVI in April 2018 as Receptionist/Program Officer. He previously worked at the Austrian Integration Fund, implementing the Austrian action plan for the integration of migrants, providing training and consultations. Mykhaylo has a background in international relations from the Diplomatic Academy of Vienna, and also studied global history at universities in Austria, Canada and Ukraine. While studying, he worked in the sphere of democracy, education and tourism in Austria. In addition to the JVI official languages, Mykhaylo speaks also Ukrainian, Polish and French.