Partner. Kostyantyn joined the CFC Consulting Company in 2003. His primary responsibilities within the company include operational management and control, financial management, as well as strategy development and the supervision of projects in key areas of the company’s portfolio. Kostyantyn is also actively involved in the spheres of strategic communications, corporate positioning and reputation management.
Kostyantyn is part of the creative team which developed the National Branding Strategy of Ukraine brandukraine.org.
Kostyantyn is a graduate of the Global Village for Future Leaders of Business and Industry program at Iacocca Institute, Lehigh University (USA). He also holds B.A. and M.A. degrees in International Economic Relations from the Institute of International Relations of Taras Shevchenko Kyiv National University (Ukraine). Kostyantyn was a grant recipient of the exchange program in Cairo University, Egypt.
As a fluent speaker of Arabic language Kostyantyn is in charge of the projects that require close cooperation with the countries of the Arab Gulf and Middle East. Besides, In 2007 he launched a web-portal in Arabic about Ukraine under the brand name Arab Gateway To Ukraine.
Kostyantyn Gridin appeared as a speaker at various events on image and branding. At the European PR-congress Gridin gave a speech on how cultural projects influence the reputation of a country. During PR days in Ukraine at the International Forum Image and Branding of Ukraine Kostyantyn gave a lecture on the international image of Ukraine. He took part in one of the top-rated TV shows in Ukraine with Savik Shuster when the issue of country reputation was discussed.