Daria Ivakhnenko  is a co-founder of the DVM Translations community.


She is a renowned professional and personality in the translation and oil and gas industry, both Ukraine and internationally. She has over 12 years’ experience in the field having worked in several challenging positions in Schlumberger Oilfield Eastern Ltd and Shell Ukraine Exploration and Production with responsibilities spanning technical, legal and administrative translation, management of technical translation department, coaching and mentoring junior translators.


Daria made her contribution to such important for the companies and the state of Ukraine as a whole projects as execution of the Production Sharing Agreement for hydrocarbons to be recovered within Yuzivska block between the state of Ukraine and Shell Royal Dutch and int Activity between Ukrainian state owned gas producing company Ukrgasvydobuvannya and Shell Exploration and Production


Daria Ivakhnenko has Specialist Degree in Economics from Ivano-Frankivsk National Technical University of Oil and Gas and in Linguistics from Kyiv National Linguistic University.


Maria Maiberova is a co-founder of the DVM Translations community.


After leaving university she joined Cardinal Resources Plc. in Ukraine where she served for 8 years in a number of roles including Technical Translator and Head Translation department. Following her career path Maria worked with Kuwait Energy Company in Ukraine, Vostok Energy Plc and Shell Exploration and Production with her responsibilities including legal, technical and administrative translation, management translation department and outsourced translators, tutoring and mentoring translation team members.

Among other projects Maria has been involved in exploration and production on Chornukhy and Belousivske GCF field performed by Kuwait Energy Company in Poltava region, Ukraine, including design and construction of 0.5 bcf/d Gas Plant on Belousivske Field; exploration drilling on North-Yablunivske GCF field in the framework of JA Agreement between state-owned Ukrgazvydobuvannya and KEC; design, construction, commissioning and start-up of 1.5 bcf/d Gas Plant (including SRU and flow lines) on Karpenka OGCF field, performed by Vostok Energy Plc, UK in Saratov region, Russian Federation

 She has a Specialist Degree in Linguistics from Kyiv-Mohyla Academy, Ukraine.