Member of the UFPA auditing committee
Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary Ambassador, Decorated with Order of People’s Friendship (Afghanistan), III class Order of Merit, USSR labor merit, awarded with about 30 Certificates of Merit, other awards by different ministries. Speaks English.
Born on June 11, 1953, Poltava region.
Graduated the All-Union Academy of the External Trade majoring in international economic relations.
Started his professional career in 1970. After serving four years in the army, he worked as a master of vocational training in Romenskiy agricultural college.
1977-1987 – served in agricultural and public sphere.
1987-1988 – worked as an advisor in Afghanistan. After completion of his stay in Afghanistan, he held the position of the Chief of Staff of international plants building in Extreme North and Far East.
1989-1992 рр. – student of the All-Union Academy of External Trade.
1992 р. – Chief Commercial Officer for construction of Turkmenistan-Iran-Turkey pipeline.
1992-1993 – First Secretary, advisor to the Department of International Organizations.
1993-1995 – Head of the Office of Management and Budget of the UN at the international organizations administration at the Ministry for Foreign Affairs of Ukraine.
1995-1997 – advisor, Deputy Permanent Representative of Ukraine to international organizations in Vienna.
November 6, 1997 to August 14, 2000 – Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary Ambassador of Ukraine to the Arab Republic of Egypt.
January 2000 to June 6, 2002 – director of the Department of administrative and financial issues, documentation and archive.
June 2002 to July 2003 – Deputy State Secretary at the Ministry for Foreign Affairs of Ukraine.
Diplomatic rank - Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary Ambassador
July 2003 to July 2004 – Deputy Minister for Foreign Affairs of Ukraine.
Decorated with Order of People’s Friendship (Afghanistan), III class Order of Merit, USSR labor merit, awarded with about 30 Certificates of Merit, other awards by different ministries.