Morgan Williams

President/CEO of the U.S.-Ukraine Business Council (USUBC)

Speaker's bio

Morgan Williams serves as President/CEO of the U.S.-Ukraine Business Council (USUBC). He was elected Chairman of the USUBC Executive Committee in 2005 and as President in 2007.

Williams is Director, Government Affairs, for the Washington Office of the SigmaBleyzer Emerging Markets Private Equity Investment Group. He became a consultant to SigmaBleyzer in 2001 and joined the company in 2004.

Williams has worked in the field of international economic and business development for almost thirty years. He was born in Kansas, USA, and holds a BA degree from Ottawa University, Ottawa, Kansas and a MA degree in economics from the University of Kansas, Lawrence, Kansas.

Williams started his work regarding Ukraine in 1992 as senior advisor to a major food system development project in Russia and Ukraine working with U.S. agribusinesses that were investing in the former Soviet Union. From 1997 to 1999 Williams was president/ceo of a private agricultural input finance company in Kyiv.

Williams is founder and publisher of the Action Ukraine Report (AUR), an electronic news and information service that has been distributed worldwide for the past six years.