Matthew Rojansky

Matthew Rojansky is president and CEO of the U.S.-Russia Foundation, a private grant-making foundation established to promote the development of a healthy and independent private sector and the rule of law in Russia. In his work with USRF, Mr. Rojansky stands with brave Russians who continue to speak out against the Kremlin’s invasion of Ukraine despite increasing repression. That support includes grants to Russian independent media, human rights defenders, and civil society, including those who are now in exile outside Russia. He previously served as Director of the Wilson Center’s Kennan Institute and as deputy director of the Russia and Eurasia Program at the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace, where he founded Carnegie’s Ukraine Program.

(Spring 2022, Spring 2024)