Chair of “Ukraine and the World” programme, international security expert.
He held the posts of Adviser to the Secretary of National Defense and Security Council of Ukraine (2014), Adviser to the First Deputy Speaker (2014-16), and to the Speaker, Parliament of Ukraine (2016-19). Prior work experience also includes positions of editor of the documentary programmes at Ukrainian TV (1+1, 5tv, Inter TV) and local producer for foreign media (ARTE, Al Jazeera English, RTSI). Member of Kyiv Independent Media Trade Union board (2010-12).
Mr. Kryvdyk studied Political Science at the Lviv I. Franko National University (BA, 2002) and National University of Kyiv Mohyla Academy (MA, 2004); International Security and Strategy at King’s College London (MA, 2018) and Royal College of Defense Studies (Member, 2018).
Select fellowships include The Jamestown Foundation (2014), “Managing Defence in a Wider Security Context” course, Defence Academy of the United Kingdom, Shrivenham, UK (2016), European Union Visitors Programme (2016), Open World Programme, US Congress (2017).
Ukrainska Pravda political website columnist. Author of the “Dreads of Ukrainization” book (Smoloskyp Publishing, 2013).