Successful transformation in government requires vision, leadership, teamwork, experience, skills, unique dedication and a sense of urgency.

Minister Natalie A. Jaresko

EY-Parthenon Managing Director, Turnaround Restructuring and Strategy, Ernst & Young LLP

Transformational leader driving delivery of positive results in government, enabling better service delivery to constituents. Proud mom of two daughters. Enjoy folk art, history, travel and reading.

Natalie is a leader in EY-Parthenon’s Turnaround and Restructuring Strategy practice, overseeing sovereign advisory efforts and complex public sector turnarounds.

Natalie is a proven executive with a distinguished 30-year career leading large-scale government transformations that restructure debt and marshal limited resources to prioritize essential services and strengthen budgetary practices, financial reporting and transparency. As Executive Director of Puerto Rico’s Financial Oversight and Management Board from 2017 to 2023, Natalie oversaw critical reforms and the largest debt restructuring in US municipal bond market history. Further, as Ukraine’s Minister of Finance from 2014-16, Natalie successfully restructured Ukraine’s sovereign debt and negotiated its wide-ranging IMF program.

Natalie is a CPA with a MPP from Harvard’s Kennedy School of Government and a BS in Accounting from DePaul University. Two presidents of Ukraine presented awards to Natalie for her distinguished service. Natalie serves on multiple not-for-profit boards, including as Chairperson of Aspen Institute Kyiv.

How Natalie is building a better working world

I believe good government is not only possible, but also a requirement today given the numerous societal and global challenges we face. Working together with leaders and their teams, I support identification of solutions and effective and long-lasting implementation that will enable better governance, improved delivery of public services and a more strategic approach to governing in an ever-more-complex world.

I know firsthand that change is possible. I know firsthand that a crisis is an opportunity. And I know how tough it can be to make transformation happen in the best of circumstances. I work side by side with visionary leaders who are delivering results.

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