Meritocratic Party of Ukraine
As founder and former managing partner of Shevchenko Didkovskiy & Partners, the leading law firm in Ukraine, as well as founder and first President of the Ukrainian Bar Association, Igor has played a major role in bringing the rule of law to his country. He left his legal practice in 2008 and now concentrates on politics. In 2010 he established the Meritocratic Party of Ukraine, which was officially registered in April 2011. The Meritocratic Party of Ukraine is based on socio-liberal ideologies and believes in meritocracy as a basic principle for effective functioning of society, politics and government. Igor contributes to the development of the younger generation of Ukrainians by giving lectures on leadership, self-development and healthy lifestyles. He is also a member of the Forum of Young Global Leaders and Founding Curator for Ukraine of the Global Shapers Community of the World Economic Forum.