Ms. Vladislava (Slava) Ryabota, joined Mumbai office of IFC in October 2013. She is a key member of IFC’s Corporate Governance Leadership Team and the center point of contact for both investment and advisory services for IFC in South Asia. Ms. Ryabota joined IFC in 1997 and worked in a number of corporate governance advisory projects and was covering investment operations in Europe and Central Asia. Ms. Ryabota specializes in assessment of corporate governance practices, board evaluation, family business governance, governance of funds and SMEs, and has been regularly providing trainings for directors and corporate secretaries. She graduated from the Law Faculty of Kyiv National Taras Shevchenko University in 1993. She holds a PhD degree and is a mediator accredited by the Centre for Effective Dispute Resolution in UK. Ms. Vladislava Ryabota is a professional trainer and the author of a number of books and articles on corporate governance, commercial law and mediation.