Volodymyr Tarnay is a Program Manager for Eastern Europe & Central Asia. His ambition is to boost data-driven decision-making in the EECA region and beyond, proving that governments can get great value out of contracting data.
Volodymyr has experience developing solutions and tools aimed at boosting the accountability of public spending, becoming a finalist of hackathons & fellowships such as the EU Eastern Partnership Hackathon, Open Data Challenge, Taiwan Presidential Hackathon, and DataFest Tbilisi, Alliance of Democracies.
Before joining the Open Contracting Partnership, Volodymyr was head of the Budget Policy Department at the Ukrainian NGO Center Eidos, focusing on budget transparency, good governance, and public finance management at the national and municipal levels.
He has advocated for open data as a member of working groups under Ukraine’s Ministry of Finance and the state agency of e-governance, Open Government Partnership, International Budget Partnership, CoST Ukraine, and the Reanimation Package of Reform Initiative.
Volodymyr has a Master’s degree in state finance from Kyiv National Economic University and a Master’s degree in Public Administration from the Academy of Public Administration Office of the President of Ukraine.