Founder of Open Ukraine Foundation, Member of the Parliament of Ukraine, Minister of Foreign Affairs of Ukraine (2007), Kyiv, Ukraine Arseniy Yatsenyuk is the Founder of Open Ukraine Foundation, Head of the Council of the United Opposition “Batkivshchyna”, Member of the Parliament of Ukraine. In 2007 Mr. Yatsenyuk was Chairman of the Ukrainian Parliament. Previously, he served as the Minister of Foreign Affairs of Ukraine (since March 2007). Prior to that he held the positions of First Deputy Chief of the Secretariat of the President of Ukraine, and Representative of the President of Ukraine to the Cabinet of Ministers of Ukraine (2006 – 2007); Minister of Economy of Ukraine (2005 – 2006); First Deputy Governor of the Odessa region (2005); acting Chairman of the National Bank of Ukraine (2004); First Deputy Chairman of the National Bank of Ukraine (2003 – 2004); Minister of Economy of the Autonomous Republic of the Crimea (2001 – 2003); Deputy Chairman of the Board of the “AVAL” Joint-Stock Postal Pension Bank (1998 – 2001). Mr. Yatsenyuk holds a PhD in Law and Economics from the Ukrainian Banking Academy. He graduated from the Chernivtsi Trade and Economy Institute (2001) and the Department of Law of the Chernivtsi State University (1996).