Daniel Bilak

Partner, Director of Kyiv Office

Daniel Bilak is a Canada-qualified lawyer with over 30 years of professional experience in Ukraine and CEE. He is a firm partner and Chairman of the Management Committee of Kinstellar’s Ukraine office. Daniel previously served as the chief investment advisor to the Prime Minister of Ukraine and headed UkraineInvest, the Ukrainian government’s foreign investment promotion agency. Daniel has also served as Counsel to the Business Ombudsman Institution in Ukraine and as a senior United Nations governance expert to the governments of Ukraine, Bulgaria and Lithuania. At Kinstellar, Daniel focuses his governmental and regulatory experience on supporting global businesses in mitigating emerging market risk, with emphasis on the infrastructure, energy, agribusiness, and technology sectors. Since Russia’s invasion of Ukraine in February 2022, Daniel serves in the Territorial Defence Forces of Ukraine. Professional Affiliation: Canadian qualified lawyer. Education: 1982 – 1986, McGill University Faculty of Law, LL.B., BCL. Languages: English, Ukrainian, French