Taras Shevchenko is an activist and Co-Founder of the Reanimation Package of Reforms (RPR), a coalition of reform-oriented NGOs and experts, which began after the Revolution of Dignity in Ukraine. Taras serves as Board Co-Chairman for RPR, which brings together 73 NGOs that develop, promote, and control implementation of reforms. It has proved to be a unique coalition that has advocated more than 100 laws.
Taras is also Founder and Executive Director of Centre for Democracy and Rule of Law, an influential Ukrainian think-and-act-tank that focuses on rule of law, independent media, anti-corruption, and civil society development. He established this organization in 2005 after the Orange Revolution.
Taras Shevchenko studied law and economics in Kyiv. He was active during Ukraine's 2014 Revolution of Dignity. He co-founded the Reanimation Package of Reforms (RPR), a coalition of reform-oriented NGOs and experts.