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Daria Melchenko

Senior Project Manager, Development

Crisis Group Role

Daria became Project Manager on Stewardship and Events in November 2019, after joining Crisis Group in October 2018. In this capacity, she is responsible for planning and executing comprehensive stewardship and events strategies to enhance engagement and strengthen involvement for both the Philanthropy Team and the Government & Foundations Team. She is based in London.

Professional Background

Before joining Crisis Group, Daria worked for international organisations in Ukraine, namely OSCE and Freedom House, focusing on such areas as human rights, political development, and conflict resolution.

Daria holds a Master’s degree in International Security Studies from the University of St Andrews and a BA in International Relations from the Taras Shevchenko National University of Kyiv, Ukraine. 


  • Ukrainian (Native)
  • Russian (Fluent)
  • English (Fluent)
  • French (Conversant)
  • German (Conversant)