President of Ukraine

Deputy Head of the Presidential Administration of Ukraine

YELISIEIEV Kostiantyn Petrovych

BIOGRAPHY

 

 

Position

Deputy Head of the Presidential Administration of Ukraine since July 15, 2015

Nationality

Ukraine

Date of birth

September 14, 1970

Place of birth

Krasnoarmiysk, Donetsk region

 

Education

Complete higher education, Ukrainian Institute for International Relations under Taras Shevchenko National University of Kyiv, 1992, Specialist in International Relations, French translator-interpreter

Languages

Ukrainian, Russian, English, French – fluent

Awards, honorary titles

Honorary Diploma of the Cabinet of Ministers of Ukraine, December 18, 2002

Took the oath of civil servant

April 11, 1994

Diplomatic rank

Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary (December 27, 2007)

Work experience

Since October 5, 1987

Civil service experience

Since July 1, 1992

Kostiantyn YELISIEIEV, Ambassador Extraodinary and Plenopotentiary, Deputy Head of the Administration of the President of Ukraine, Foreign Policy Advisor to the President.

Born on September 14, 1970 in Pokrovsk, Donetsk Region, Ukraine.

Kostiantyn Yelisieiev graduated from the Institute of International Relations of Kyiv Taras Shevchenko National University in 1992 with a degree in International Relations.

During 1992-1994, he held various posts in the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Ukraine. Between 1994 and 1999, he worked overseas at the Permanent Mission of Ukraine to the United Nations in New York and the Embassy of Ukraine in France.

From March 1999 to November 2000, he has served as Senior Consultant in the Directorate General for Foreign Policy at the Administration of the President of Ukraine

In 2000-2004, assumed the position of Director of the Cabinet of the Minister for Foreign Affairs of Ukraine.

From January 2004 to October 2007, he was posted to the Mission of Ukraine to the European Union, to become Deputy Head of Mission.

Having returned from Brussels, Mr Yelisieiev was appointed Deputy Minister for Foreign Affairs of Ukraine, and the Head of the Ukrainian delegation to the negotiations with the EU on the Association Agreement (2007-2010).

In June 2010, he was appointed the Representative of Ukraine to the European Union.

Since July 2015, Mr Yelisieiev serves as Deputy Head of the Administration of the President of Ukraine.

In June 2017 he was elected as the Vice-President of the Football Federation of Ukraine.

Fluent in French and English.

Married, has a daughter and a son.