Minister of Energy of Ukraine since 29 April 2021
German Galushchenko possesses extensive managerial experience having worked in number public authorities of Ukraine. His track record includes the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, the Ministry of Justice, the Presidential Administration of Ukraine, and the country's leading power company, NNEGC Energoatom.
In 2014, German Galushchenko, who holds a degree in law, took an active part in the process of protecting Ukraine’s state interests and interests of Ukrainian companies in international courts. He worked on bringing Russia to justice for the expropriation of property of large Ukrainian public and private companies in the Autonomous Republic of Crimea, and on cases heard at the UN International Court of Justice for violating two conventions: on financing of terrorism (Donbass) and racial discrimination (Crimea).
He was involved in several international legal proceedings related to energy, in particular, oil and gas production, production sharing agreements, expropriation of energy assets and others.
German Galushchenko is a member of the American Society of International Law. Arbitrator from Ukraine of the International Centre for Settlement of Investment Disputes in Washington, D.C. He also served as an ICC arbitrator.
He has the diplomatic rank of Envoy Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary; Honoured Lawyer of Ukraine.