Peter Sochan has an M.B.A. and B.A. from the University of Western Ontario. He has been the Chief Executive Officer of several corporations and a Member of several Corporate Boards
In Ukraine, Peter was a member of the Secretariate of the Council of Advisors to the Presidium of the Parliament of Ukraine and the International Centre for Policy Studies and advised the government on economic and financial services legislation. He also advised the State Export Import Bank on the negotiation of terms, conditions and documentation for loans and bank lines of credit obtained by Ukraine from foreign governments and supranational financial agencies. He advised and assisted the National Bank of Ukraine and commercial banks in the development, drafting and implementation of prudential regulatory reporting under International Accounting and Auditing Standards. He was also responsible for coordination of agricultural economic reform and advisory services for a USAID financed project where he advised the Ukrainian government and the private sector.
Peter developed and taught MBA banking and finance courses at International Management Institute (IMI) in Kyiv, developed training courses, and lectured on economics, finance and banking for the World Bank, the European Union-TACIS Center for Privatization, the Institute for Public Management and Government and KPMG Barents.
Peter has been involved as a Long Term Observer for the CUF Election Observer Mission in Ukraine in 2012 and as Chief Observer for the Ukrainian World Congress for reruns of parliamentary elections in 2013.
Peter has been involved in Ukrainian Canadian community organizations including parish councils, as an executive member of local Ukrainian Canadian Professional and Business Clubs, and social services and a senior citizen’s home and community care centre.