Kyiv Security Forum
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Oleksandr CHALYI

President of “Grant Thornton Ukraine”, First Deputy Minister for Foreign Affairs of Ukraine and State Secretary on European Integration Issues (1998-2004)

Former First Deputy Minister for Foreign Affairs of Ukraine, State Secretary for European Integration and Foreign Policy Advisor to the President of Ukraine; President of Grant Thornton (Ukraine).

Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary Ambassador of Ukraine. Honoured lawyer of Ukraine, PhD in law.

Member of OSCE Eminent Persons Panel and high-level commission “Euro-Atlantic Security Initiative”.

During 1993-2008 worked for diplomatic service of Ukraine as a Head of the department for treaties and legal affairs, Member of the Board in MFA of Ukraine, Head of the delegations of Ukraine during negotiations on basic political treaties with Russian Federation and Romania. Thereafter appointed as Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary Ambassador of Ukraine to Romania, then - First deputy Minister for Foreign Affairs of Ukraine and State Secretary on European integration issues (1998-2004). In 2006-2008 served as Deputy Head of the Secretariat of the President of Ukraine and Foreign Policy Advisor to the President of Ukraine.

Since 2012 - President of “Grant Thornton Ukraine”.