The parliament adopted a resolution on election of the heads, first deputy heads, deputy heads, secretaries, and members of parliamentary committees at a session on August 29. Among other committees, the resolution approved members of the parliamentary committee on transport and infrastructure.

The resolution was approved by 299 votes, the CFTS portal reports.

The parliamentary committee on transport and infrastructure is headed by Yurii Kisel, who previously headed the Biant construction company (Kryvyi Rih) and Rastro LLC.

The first deputy head of the parliamentary committee is Yulia Klymenko (No. 2 on the Holos party’s list parliamentary candidates). Klymenko worked in the private sector from the mid-1990s to 2015: as the executive director of the development company Cantik Enterprises, the commercial director of Dragon Development, the director of the Slavutych company, and the head of the trading department at the PFTS Stock Exchange. She was Ukraine’s deputy economy minister/chief of staff of the Economy Ministry from 2015 to 2016. She is an adviser to the president of the Kyiv School of Economics. She was appointed to the supervisory board of the Antimonopoly Committee of Ukraine on February 6, 2019.

The deputy head of the committee is Volodymyr Kreidenko. Kreidenko has a Ph.D. in public administration. He previously worked in the National Commission for the Protection of Public Morality and the Ministry of Information Policy. He was an unpaid aide and consultant to members of the sixth and eighth parliaments.

Another deputy head of the committee is restaurateur and entertainer Mykola Tyschenko.

The secretary of the committee is Hennadii Vatsak, who is the director of the marketing department at Vatsak Confectionery House LLC, which he founded in 2002. He was elected twice as a member of the Vinnytsia regional council.

Members of the committee

Viktor Bondar. He was Ukraine’s Minister of Transport and Communications from September 28, 2005 to August 4, 2006. He headed the Dnipropetrovsk regional administration from 2007 to 2010. He was the deputy head of the State Customs Service from 2010 to 2011.

Kostiantyn Bondarev. He was the deputy head of the committee on transport and communications in the parliament from 2012 to 2014.

Ihor Vasyliv. An entrepreneur from Ternopil, he was a member of the National Anti-Corruption Bureau of Ukraine’s public monitoring council and a member of the police attestation commission.

Ihor Vasylkivskyi. An entrepreneur and a co-founder of the Kambo Invest industrial construction group. He worked in the tax police.

Mykola Velychkovych. He was the first deputy head of the committee on family and youth policy in the eighth parliament. He was a deputy minister of interior affairs under from February 2014. He taught boxing, fencing, and national martial arts at the Lviv Institute of Physical Education until 2014.

Oleksandr Horeniuk. He graduated from the Kyiv Institute of International Relations with a degree in international law.

Maksym Zuev. An entrepreneur in the field of advertising and information services.

Artiom Kovalev. He was the general director of the UNIAN news agency before his election to the parliament. Before then, he was the general director of Hlavred Media Holding. He previously held the position of senior audit expert at Ernst & Young Audit Services LLC.

Yurii Koriavchenkov. An actor and a former administrator of the 95 Kvartal studio.

Volodymyr Kozak. An entrepreneur, lawyer, and investment promotion expert.

Ihor Murdyi. An entrepreneur in the field of infrastructure construction. He graduated with a degree in road and airfield construction from the Kharkiv National Road University in 2013. He also headed Novhorod Raiavtodor, which is a division of the Kirovohrad Oblavtodor regional road service.

Ihor Nehulevskyi. He was the director of Sofia-Granit LLC (which processes decorative and building stone) until his election to the parliament.

Petro Pavlovskyi. A lawyer from Kharkiv.

Maksym Pashkovskyi. He studied at the faculty of law at the Kyiv Mohyla Academy. He joined a Kyiv-based law firm as a junior lawyer in 2005 and Carbon LLC as a lawyer in 2007. He took up private legal practice in 2009 and founded the social project Legal Clinic Ambulance Legal Assistance in 2012. He began working in the IT industry as the director of Puncher Solutions LLC in 2013.

Oleksandr Ponomarev. He headed the transport committee’s subcommittee on roads and road management in the previous parliament.

Oksana Savchuk. She became the secretary of the Ivano-Frankivsk city council at the end of 2015. She is a teacher of Ukrainian language and literature by profession. She Organizes festivals and social projects.

Oleksandr Skichko. A television presenter, parodist, and conversational artist. He is the son-in-law of Leonid Yurushev, the billionaire who owns PJSC Dniprovahonrembud and other assets.

Oleksandr Sukhov. He worked as a prosecutor for more than 10 years. He joined the Kyiv regional prosecutor's office in 2016. He was an aide to Serhii Shakhov, who was a member of the eighth parliament.