Sergii MARCHENKO - MINISTER OF FINANCE
MINISTER OF FINANCE
Sergii Marchenko graduated from the Academy of State Fiscal Tax Service of Ukraine in 2002. During his studies Mr Marchenko received Presidential Scholarship and achieved Master's Degree in Public Finance Management. Later on he conducted research at the Scientific and Research Financial Institute of the Ministry of Finance and thus, in 2009, received PhD in Economics.
Starting from 2002 Mr Marchenko worked on several positions in the Ministry of Finance, State Fiscal Service, Finance and Bankin Committee and Cabinet of Ministers Secretariat.
In 2011 Mr Marchenko began his work at the Presidential Coordination Center of Reforms Implementation. He articipated in Budget Code development. The Code was adopted in 2014. This Code is important particularly because of fiscal decentralization reform. Mr Marchenko coordinated the preparation of a package of legistlative bills aimed at change of budgeting and improvement of autonomy of healthcare institutions.
Mr Marchenko also worked as an expert of Bendukidze Free Market Center and as academical director of the joint KSE and GIZ program «Leadership in Public Finance» in years 2015-2016.
During 2016-2018 Mr Marchenko worked as Deputy Minister of Finance. Later, until May 2019 he worked as a Deputy Head of Administration of the President of Ukraine.
Appointed Minister of Finance on the 30th of March 2020.
Yuriy Butsa - GOVERNMENT COMMISSIONER FOR PUBLIC DEBT MANAGEMENT
GOVERNMENT COMMISSIONER FOR PUBLIC DEBT MANAGEMENT
Yuriy Butsa studied economy at the National University “Kyiv Mohyla Academy” where he obtained his bachelor degree (2005) as well at the Central-European University in Budapest where he received his master degree in 2008.
Having finished his studies at Kyiv Mohyla Academy, Mr. Butsa started to work at the State Commission for Securities and Stock Market. After his return from Hungary in 2008 he was assigned to the position of the deputy head of the representative office of Warsaw Stock Exchange where he was in charge for attracting capital for Ukrainian companies.
In 2010, Yuriy Butsa was engaged as a coordinator at the Coordination Center for Economic Reforms where he was involved in the elaboration of legislation aimed to improve corporate governance at joint stock companies, to introduce new instruments on the financial market as well as to improve the operations of the banking sector and to improve the business climate.
In 2015, Yuriy Butsa joined National Securities and Stock Market Commission. His tasks as a member of the Commission included corporate governance and finance, implementation of EU directives in the Ukrainian legislation as well as the improvement of stock market instruments.
On May 5, 2016, Yuriy Butsa was designated the Deputy Minister of Finance for European Integration.
On July 26, Yuriy Butsa was dismissed from the position of Deputy Minister of Finance for European Integration by the Cabinet's decision and appointed to the position of Government Commissioner for Public Debt Management.
Mr. Butsa speaks English and Polish.
Vasyl Shkurakov - FIRST DEPUTY MINISTER OF FINANCE
DEPUTY MINISTER OF FINANCE
Vasyl Shkurakov studied at Kharkiv College of Finance and Economics and received his bachelor degree with the specialization “Economics and Business” in 2003.
In 2005, he graduated from the Ukrainian State University of Economics and Finance and received his master degree in finance. From 2005 until 2017, he worked in various positions at the Ministry of Finance of Ukraine. In June 2017 he stepped down voluntarily as the director of the Ministry’s department for debt policy.
From 2017 until December 2018 he worked as the deputy general director for economics and finance at the private joint-stock company “Ukrgidroenergo”.
On December 18, the Government appointed Vasyl Shkurakov as deputy Minister of Finance
Yuriy Heletiy - DEPUTY MINISTER OF FINANCE FOR EUROPEAN INTEGRATION
DEPUTY MINISTER OF FINANCE FOR EUROPEAN INTEGRATION
Yuriy Heletiy studied at Lviv Ivan Franko University where he gained his degree in international economic relations and translation in 2001 and a degree in law in 2002.
In 2012, he gained a degree as a candidate of economic sciences at the Institute for Regional Studies at the National Academy of Sciences of Ukraine.
In 2003, Yuriy Heletiy passed the training course “Trade Policy and Commerce Diplomacy” at Carlton University and Ottawa University (Canada).
In 2002, he completed the course “European Economy, Integration and Law” (faculty for economy and law at Bayreuth University, Germany).
After the graduation Yuriy Heletiy started his career at the National Bank of Ukraine where it took him from 2003 till 2015 to work up from the 1st degree economist to the head of a unit in the banking supervision division.
From October 2015 till July 2018 Yuriy Heletiy worked as the director of the financial policy department at the Ministry of Finance of Ukraine where he was responsible for the strategic reform of the state-owned banking sector as well as the development of the market for financial services and the stock market.
In July 2018, he was appointed the deputy Minister of Finance of Ukraine.
On December 5, 2018, he was installed as the Deputy Minister of Finance responsible for European Integration.
Yuriy Heletiy is fluent in English and German.
Svitlana VOROBEI - DEPUTY MINISTER OF FINANCE
DEPUTY MINISTER OF FINANCE
Svitlana Vorobei was appointed Deputy Minister of Finance on the 25th of March 2020.
Svitlana Vorobei has more than 19 years of state service experience. During 1999-2010 she went a career path from a position of a state tax inspector to the role of director of Department of Monitoring of Payment Administration at the Ministry of Finance. In 2014-2015 she led the Information Exchange and Analysis Management Office in the Ministry.
Ms Vorobei has several awards, including the Official Letter of Gratitude issued by the Prime-Minister of Ukraine (2009).