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  • Zagorodniuk Andrii

    Zagorodniuk Andrii
    Minister of Defence of Ukraine

    Born in 1976.

    On August 29, 2019, Zagorodniuk Andrii was appointed Minister of Defense of Ukraine.

    Since 2006, he has been the founder and CEO of Discovery Drilling Equipment Ltd. (Ukraine), which specializes in new rig construction, component design and fabrication, and a range of support services such as rig modernization, field service support etc. and is a division of Discovery Industrial Services Ltd., London. Member of the Management Board until August 2019.

    Since the beginning of the Russian aggression, he was being involved in volunteer support for the army, and in September 2015, Andrii Zagorodniuk headed the Reform Project Office of the Ministry of Defense of Ukraine under the Minister of Defense.

    On July 5, 2019, he was appointed a freelance adviser to the President of Ukraine Volodymyr Zelenskyy, and on July 9 - a member of the Supervisory Board of the State Concern Ukroboronprom.

    He has two higher education degrees: an honors degree from Oxford University (Finance) and a law degree from Kyiv National University, as well as a number of industry qualifications.

    Graduate of the Aspen Institute Kyiv.

    Married. Has a son.