A veteran of the Russo-Ukrainian war. He served as a sniper of the SSU special operations center “Alpha” in the hottest places on the front in the Donbas.
He is a Co-Founder of the Alatyr-Invest Group of building companies. He is one of the mentors of the V-Corp project.
Journalist and host of the political talk show “Freedom of Speech” on the ICTV TV channel. He is an expert on the Ukrainian Book Institute, a member of the program council of the Lviv BookForum festival, and host and moderator of the International Book Arsenal Festival. He has an author’s program on Radio Culture.
Diplomat, former Minister of Foreign Affairs of Ukraine (2014-2019).
Since 1993 he has been working in the field of diplomacy. He had led delegations in negotiations on an Association Agreement and a visa-free regime with the EU. He has the post of Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of Ukraine. He is Head of the European, Regional, and Russian Studies Program at the Ukrainian Institute of the Future think-tank.
He co-organizes the international cultural and social project “Secrets of Ukraine for you.”
CEO of the Promprylad.Renovation innovation center.
He is co-founder of the platform “Warm City,” which has attracted 100 entrepreneurs to open Urban Space 100 – the first
public restaurant in Ukraine. This restaurant directs 80% of profits to creative community initiatives in
He is a co-owner of 23 restaurants. The network includes, in particular, such institutions as “Manufactory,” “Speaks
Ivano-Frankivsk,” Fabbrica, and Delikacia.