President of Ukraine

First Assistant to the President of Ukraine in the Presidential Administration, Chief of the Head Department for Strategic Planning and Operational Support

ONISHCHENKO Yuriy Volodymyrovych

BIOGRAPHY

Position

First Assistant to the President of Ukraine in the Presidential Administration since June 10, 2014, Chief of the Head Department for Strategic Planning and Operational Support since April 28, 2016

Nationality

Ukraine

Date of birth

January 17, 1972

Place of birth

Lynovytsia town, Pryluky district, Chernihiv region

Education

Complete higher education, Master in Foreign Policy, Diplomatic Academy of Ukraine under the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Ukraine, 1998;

Complete higher education, Specialist in History, Taras Shevchenko National University of Kyiv, 1994

Languages

Ukrainian, Russian, English – fluent

Took the oath of civil servant

July 19, 1994

Diplomatic rank

Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary (December 22, 2014)

Work experience

Over 24 years

Civil service experience

Over 20 years

WORK EXPERIENCE

09.1989 - 06.1994

Student of Taras Shevchenko National University of Kyiv;

07.1994 - 08.1996

Attaché, Third Secretary, Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Ukraine, Kyiv;

09.1996 - 07.1998

Student of the Diplomatic Academy of Ukraine under the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Ukraine, Kyiv

09.1998 - 08.2002

Second Secretary of the Permanent Mission of Ukraine to the United Nations, New York;

08.2002 - 09.2005

First Secretary, Head of the Secretariat of the First Deputy Minister, Advisor to the Department of the United Nations and other International Organizations of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Ukraine, Kyiv;

09.2005 - 08.2009

Counsellor, Deputy Permanent Representative of Ukraine to the United Nations, New York;

09.2009 - 03.2012

Director of the Secretariat of the Minister of Foreign Affairs of Ukraine, Kyiv;

04.2012 - 10.2014

Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of Ukraine to the Kingdom of Norway, Oslo;

Since 06.2014

First Assistant to the President of Ukraine in the Presidential Administration, Kyiv

Since 04.2016

Chief of the Head Department for Strategic Planning and Operational Support in the Presidential Administration, Kyiv