Oleksandr Polishchuk

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Oleksandr Polishchuk

Deputy Minister of Defence of Ukraine

Oleksandr Polishchuk was born in 1963.

He is a 1984 graduate of Kyiv Higher All-Military Command School and 1996 graduate of Academy of the Armed Forces of Ukraine. In 2014, he graduated with honours from the National Academy of Public Administration under the President of Ukraine. Master of Public Administration in the field of national security. In 2010, he also studied at the Royal College of Defence Studies of Great Britain,

From 1984 to 2010, he served on command and staff positions in units and subdivisions of the Armed Forces, the General Staff of the Armed Forces of Ukraine and the Ministry of Defence of Ukraine. His foreign experience includes a position of Deputy Military Representative of the Mission of Ukraine to NATO from 2004 to 2007.

After retirement from active duty in 2010 in the rank of Major-General, he held senior civil service positions in the Ministry of Defence of Ukraine and the Office of the National Security and Defence Council of Ukraine. In 2018-2019, he was engaged in expert-analytical work in a non-governmental organization, as well as scientific work at the National Institute for Strategic Studies.

Mr. Polishchuk is a veteran of military service.