Vice Prime Minister of Ukraine, Minister of Regional Development, Building and Housing and Communal Services of Ukraine
Hennadiy ZUBKO is the Vice Prime Minister, Minister of the Regional Development, Building, and Housing and Communal Services of Ukraine, appointed in December 2014. In April 2016, he was reappointed to the office of the newly formed Cabinet of Ministers of Ukraine as the efficient reforms manager. Mr. Zubko is responsible for coordinating and implementing two reforms of the Government – decentralization and energy efficiency. He chairs a number of the intergovernmental commissions for economic cooperation strengthening the export potential of Ukraine and promoting Ukrainian products on the foreign markets. His expertise covers but not limited to anti-crisis management, project management, investments, and construction. Mr. Zubko started his political career in 2006. He served as the member of Zhytomyr city and Zhytomyr region councils. In 2012, he was elected to the Parliament of Ukraine and served as the First Deputy Head of the Committee on Construction, Urban Development, Housing and Utilities, and Regional Policy. From June to December 2014, he served as the First Deputy Head of the Presidential Administration of Ukraine. Mr. Zubko started his career as an IT-engineer. Later on, he started his own business, managed a number of enterprises, and implemented several projects. For ten years, he headed the Zhytomyr Structural Steel Plant. Under his leadership, the enterprise fully modernized its technological processes, implemented innovative management practices and launched new production lines. The plant became one of the leading companies in Ukraine and entered international markets. Mr. Zubko holds several academic degrees. In 1991, he received a degree from Kyiv Polytechnic Institute in Automatic Management Systems. In 2006, he participated in the Innovation Management Program at Northwestern University in Chicago, USA. He holds an MBA and a degree in Organizational Management from the National University of Kyiv-Mohyla Academy and a Ph.D. in Technical Science. He is an author of more than ten academic publications. Mr. Zubko is married and has a big family with children and grandchildren.