Yulia Kosarenko has spent most of her career alternating between IT and business engagements, with more than 15 years as a senior business analyst and business systems analyst, before changing focus to business architecture. She has worked in many industries, including transportation and logistics, insurance, education, energy, pensions and payments. Yulia has managed teams of business analysts and architects, as well as cross-functional project teams.

Yulia’s passion for business analysis culminates in her recently published book, “Business analyst: a profession and a mindset”. She likes to blog about business analysis, architecture and change management on her blog https://why-change.com and has recently recorded a podcast with the BA Academy’s Voices of the Community about the value of the business analyst mindset.

Yulia holds a degree in Computer Science and Math from the Taras Shevchenko University of Kyiv, as well as ScrumMaster, SixSigma and Pega Business Architect designations and an Advanced Certificate in Business Analysis from McMaster University.