Pavlo Klimkin

Pavlo Klimkin is a Ukrainian diplomat, Co-Founder of the Center for National Resilience and Development, and Director of the Program on European, Regional and Russian Studies of the Ukrainian Institute for the Future in Kyiv.

Since 1993 he has worked in the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Ukraine. His previous positions there included: Attaché, Third, Second Secretary, Directorate-General for Arms Control and Disarmament, MFA of Ukraine (1993-1997); Third, Second Secretary, Embassy of Ukraine in the Federal Republic of Germany (1997-2000); First Secretary, Counsellor (Nuclear Safety and Energy Security), Department for Economic Cooperation, MFA of Ukraine (2000-2002); Head, Division for Economic and Sectoral Cooperation with the EU, Department for European Integration, MFA of Ukraine (2002-2004); Minister-Counsellor, Embassy of Ukraine to the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland (2004-2008); Director, the EU Department, MFA of Ukraine (2008-2010); Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs of Ukraine, Head of the Delegation of the EU-Ukraine Association Agreement (2010-2012); Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of Ukraine to the Federal Republic of Germany (2012-2014); Minister of Foreign Affairs of Ukraine (2014-2019).