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     Date Submitted:11-03-2012
     Last Modified:12-06-2012 (08:35)
    Job information
     Current job:Aerospace and innovation consultant
     Employment Term:Either
     Job location:Anywhere
     Date available:within a month
     Industry:Launch Systems, Business Services, Consulting/Engineering Services, Space Tourism
     Keywords25+ years of experience in space sector development, 10 years of experience in operation of space-rocket systems on BAIKONUR SPACE CENTRE (spaceflight program SOYUZ, reusable spacecraft program ENERGY-BURAN),


    3.     Date of birth: 1960-08-04
    4.     Nationality: Ukrainian    
    5.     Civil status: Married         
    6.     Education:        
    Institution (Date from – Date to)    Degree(s) or diploma(s) obtained:
    Egineering institute, St. Petersburg, Russia
    from August 1977 to August 1982    Aerospace Engineering

    Ukrainian Academy of Foreign Trade, Kiev, Ukraine
    from August 1996 to August 1998    Specialist in foreign trade of enterprise – Master of International Management

    Ukrainian Academy of Foreign Trade, Kiev, Ukraine
    Post-graduate course
    from May 2001 to May 2005    Certificate

    7.    Language skills: Indicate competence on a scale of 1 to 5 (1 = Excellent; 5 = basic)
    Language    Reading    Speaking    Writing
    English                 1              1                  1
    Ukrainian    Mother tongue    Mother tongue    Mother tongue
    Russian     Mother tongue    Mother tongue    Mother tongue

    8.    Membership of professional bodies:
    2005 - Awarded a title “Honorary manager of the Ukrainian space industry”,
    Since 2007 - The National Coordinator (Ukraine) of the World Space Week Association (The United Nations Office of Outer Space Affairs),
    2007-2008 - The Secretary of the Ukrainian-German Intergovernmental Working Group in Space

     9.    Other skills:  Windows environment, Internet, Word, Excel, PowerPoint

    10.    Present position: ( since 1 January 2012):
    Consultant in the sphere of aerospace and innovation

    11.    Key qualifications:

    25+ years of experience in space sector development  

    10  years of experience in operation of space-rocket systems on BAIKONUR SPACE CENTRE (spaceflight program SOYUZ, reusable spacecraft program ENERGY-BURAN)

    10+ years experience in participation in international and European space projects (SEA LAUNCH,  EU BISTRO projects,  EU-Ukraine TWINNING project in space)

    Space technology transfer and commercialization

    Coordination activities of Ukrainian and foreign public and private participants of international space projects

    Contract schemes, finance methods and negotiations

    12. Specific experience in the region:

    Short term missions to Germany, France, Spain, Portugal, Belgium, Netherlands, Luxemburg, Sweden, Poland, China, Russia, Kazakhstan

    13.    Professional experience:
    Dec. 2009 - Dec. 2011,   Kyiv, Ukraine
    EU project “Joint Support Office for enhancing Ukraine’s integration into EU research area”
    Thematic Expert  (space)  

     •    Development of EU-Ukraine R&D cooperation in space sphere
    •    Providing consultations for Ukrainian space organizations and businesses to enhance EU-Ukraine space cooperation

    Aug. 2008- Dec. 2009    Kyiv, Ukraine  

     Japan International Cooperation Agency, Ukraine-Japan Centre Project    

    Chief manager of Business Program  

        •    Development of Space Industry – Academia - Government Collaboration

    Feb. 2005 - Jul. 2008     Kiev, Ukraine
    Division Head for International Projects   

     •    Managing EU-Ukraine TWINNING project “Boosting Ukrainian Space Cooperation with the European Union”
    •    Initializing and coordinating activities of international public and private space teams from Ukraine, France and Germany including the creation and implementation of working plans on cooperation in space sphere
    •    Collaborating with international experts on such areas as a commercial launch services and business incubators for high technology companies

    Nov. 1998 - Jan. 2005    Kiev, Ukraine  

    Division Head for International Projects and External Economic Activity    

    Team Leader on space technology transfer and commercialization of Ukrainian Space Sector

    •    Participated in feasibility study and foundation of Space Technology Transfer Centre
    •    Managing 2 EU BISTRO projects devoted to  Ukrainian Space Technology Commercialization            
    •    Cooperated with experts from European Commission, European Space Agency and European companies in the sphere of space technology transfer and commercialization; participated in elaboration of 32 EU  recommendations on how to organize space technology commercialization activities in Ukraine

    Ukrainian Space Industry Restructuring
    •    Participated in Restructuring Strategy of Space Industry of Ukraine focused on investment opportunities and market demand; developed 25 hi-tech project business plans within the framework of strategy implementation

            External economic activity of Ukrainian aerospace enterprises
    •    Coordinated External Economic Activity Regulations including external economic contracts, preparation and implementation; organized workshops with Ukrainian space companies devoted to implementation of external economic activity

        Nov. 1997 - Oct. 1998    Kiev, Ukraine
        Senior Consultant for International Space Projects    Managing “Sea Launch” space project
    •    Planned and implemented Ukrainian part of the project activities; identified issues and risks and developed recommendations for resolution; built strong relationships at senior levels within both public and private sector

    Jan. 1993 - Oct. 1997     Kiev, Ukraine
     Senior Consultant    

    Organization and Management of supplies of space equipment for Ukrainian space centers

     Aug. 1987 - Dec. 1992       Kazakhstan, Baikonur

    Chief Engineer    

     Participation in autonomous and complex tests of the systems within the reusable spacecraft program ENERGY-BURAN
    •    Autonomous tests of ground and onboard systems of reusable spacecraft BURAN
    •    Integrated tests of ground and onboard systems of reusable spacecraft BURAN
    •    Acceptance of the ENERGY-BURAN complex in operation
    •    ENERGY-BURAN complex operation: electrical check-up,  pneumatic test, filling propellants and gases

     Aug. 1982 - Jul.   1987                 Kazakhstan, Baikonur



     Participation in operation of space-rocket systems in the framework of spaceflight program SOYUZ
    •    Participated in preparation of payloads for SOYUZ: electrical check-up,  pneumatic test, filling propellants and gases
    •    Directed team efforts during real-time payloads and ground systems anomalies, security threats, and safety incidents
    •    Trained and supervised personnel on the use of the ground test systems
    •    Participated in payload integration with SOYUZ
    •    Participated in elimination of the consequences after the explosion at the SOYUZ launch site on 26 September 1983

    14.    OTHER RELEVANT INFORMATION: More than 30 publications on space sector development, technology transfer and commercialization, the implementation of market reforms in the Ukrainian hi-tech  sector, attracting the foreign investments, etc.

    15. References

    Mr. Alfred Watkins, World Bank Science and Technology Program Coordinator, 1818 H street, N.W., Washington, DC 20433 USA

    Mr. Michel Laffaiteur, The Vice-President for strategy of the World Space Week Association (The United Nations Office of Outer Space Affairs),

    Mr. Michel Zayet, Deputy Executive Director of Science and Technology Centre, 21 Kamenyariv, Kiev , Ukraine

    Mr. Rainer Scharenberg, Head of the division for external relations of the  German Space Agency ( DLR), Porz-Wahnheide,51147, Koln , Germany


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