A social entrepreneur and a civic activist. Ostap received MBA from the Kyiv-Mohyla Business School. He works in the field of a housing and utility sector, the development of apartment building co-owners associations, civic and distance education. In December 2013, he became the one of the founders of the Open University of Maidan (OUM). In recent years, he has been the leader and coordinator of the NGO OUM. With the support of like-minded people, he created and launched the First Distance Civic Education Platform – VUM online (https://vumonline.ua/). Ostap is also an expert in joint property management issues, community development, civic education, distance education, civil society development. Since 1990 he has been the member of the National Scout Organization of Ukraine “Plast”.