Olga Simson


  • Since 2011, advisor at the Head of the State Agency for Science, Innovation and Informatization
  • Since 2015, member of the Strategic Council of the Ukrainian Center for the Promotion of Public-Private Partnership
  • Since 2016, member of the Coordination Council for Intellectual Property Issues at Kharkiv regional state administration, member of the legal and educational committees of Kharkov IT-cluster
  • Since 2015, implementer and founder of educational programs IT Law, IT Security, Entrepreneurship and Law in Hi-Tech



  • In 1998 graduated with honors the Yaroslav Mudryi National Law University
  • In 2001 defended candidate thesis on the topic "Legal features of investment contracts".
  • In 2015 defended doctoral dissertation on the topic "Legal model of public-private partnership"
  • Since 2017, Professor of the Civil Law Department No. 2 at the Yaroslav Mudryi National Law University


  • Since 2001, teacher at the Yaroslav Mudryi National Law University
  • Guest lecturer at the National Polytechnic University "KhPI" and the National Economic University. S.Kuznets
  • Senior Researcher of the Institute of Intellectual Property
  • An expert of EU projects, USAID, the EBRD and the International Visegrad Fund on Innovation and PPP
  • For more than 10 years, actively cooperating with state bodies, including the Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine (profile committees), CMU, MES, NASU on improving the legislation on scientific, technical and innovation activities.
  • Partner of IT and IP practices Law offices of OMP
  • Adviser of BA "Sheverdin & Partners"
  • Since 2016, co-founder and director of the Institute of Law, Technology and Innovation


  • Information and IT-law
  • Intellectual property
  • Innovations
  • Investments
  • Public private partnership