The supreme management body of the Organization is the conference of the Ukrainian Assocciation of Geologists which elects the president, the chairman, the Board and its members.
Management structure of PO Ukrainian Association of Geologists
The Management of the Association
President of PO UAG
Candidate of geological and mineralogical sciences
He is a specialist in organization and economics of geological-prospecting production. He is engaged in strategy and tactics development and the forecast and searches of raw hydrocarbon deposits with the use of the latest geological and geophysical methods. Scientific works are devoted to the lithology and biostratigraphy of carbon, issues of rational natural resources management and energy security of the country and the study of unconventional sources of raw hydrocarbon deposits.
In 1973, he graduated from the Geological Faculty of the Kyiv University with a degree in Geological Survey and Prospecting of Mineral Deposits.
Since 1973, he worked at the Kyiv University as the head of the South Ural Expedition (30 employees), which carried out research work for PE Bashneft of the Ministry of Oil and Gas Industry of the USSR, and a lecturer of the Geological Faculty. In 1986, he defended his thesis.
In 1991, he created and headed a group of companies called Nadra, which introduced high technologies in oil and gas extraction industry of Ukraine, which provided its customers and mining companies with an integrated range of services for the search, exploration and development of oil and gas fields. The enterprise has opened 83 new oil and gas fields and deposits in Ukraine alone.
In 1993, he became the vice-president of the Ukrainian State Foreign Economic Oil and Gas Corporation Ukrzarubizhnaftogaz.
From 1997 to 2005, he served as the chairman of the Board of the Nadra Group.
In 2003, he was the chief adviser to the chairman of the Board of the NJSC Naftogaz of Ukraine. As the head of the working group, he was responsible for foreign economic projects such as the implementation of oil and gas exploration and production projects in the Middle East, North Africa and CIS countries, entry of Ukrainian service companies into the international market and the attraction of new technologies and investments in the oil and gas industry of Ukraine. In total, 22 projects were executed in 12 countries. One of the works of NJSC Naftogaz of Ukraine resulted in the production of oil in Egypt.
From 2005 to 2015, he was the chairman of the Board of Directors of the Nadra Group.
From 2015 to April, 2019, he served as the chairman of the Board of Directors of the TUTKOVSKY International Natural Resources Hub established on the basis of the Nadra Group. In addition to the name change, the company has expanded its range of services and is engaged in the management of projects and programs for the efficient and balanced use of energy, mineral, water and land resources and provides appropriate services and projects with materials and equipment.
In February 2000, he initiated the creation and headed the UAG. From 2003 to 2013, he was the managing editor of the journal ‘Ukrainian Geologist’, the press body of the UAG.
He is the recipient of numerous Ukrainian and international awards and the author of 74 geological reports and more than 50 scientific publications.
Chairman of the Board of the PO UAG
Candidate of geological sciences
In 1990, Hanna Liventseva graduated with honours from the Geological Faculty of Taras Shevchenko National University of Kyiv with a specialty in geological surveying, prospecting and exploration of mineral deposits. In 1990–1995, she studied at the Institute of Geochemistry and Physics of Minerals of the USSR Academy of Sciences (Institute of Geochemistry, mineralogy and ore formation of the National Academy of sciences of Ukraine).
During 1995–2015, she worked in the Nadra Group of companies as a leading specialist, head of the secretary’s department, administrative director, head of the strategic planning department, deputy chairman of the Board of the JSC Concern Nadra, head of the training and publishing department, deputy general director, general director, pro-rector for training of Tutkovsky Institute. The main tasks that she performed were the organization and holding of advanced training courses, lectures and seminars with the participation of leading scientists-geologists of Ukraine and the world and scientific conferences of various levels.
Since 2009, in addition to traditional courses of improvement of qualification of specialists-geologists, to implement the program ‘Professional Development of Specialists of the Oil and Gas Industry of Ukraine for International Cooperation and Work in Western Companies’ in the framework of which there took place the lecture tours of prominent scientists of the international geological organizations such as the EFG, the EAGE, the Society of Geophysicists and Explorers (SEG), the AAPG, and well-known specialists of world companies such as Shell, Halliburton, Paradigm and Discovery Drilling Equipment.
Since 2011, she served as the head of the program of employment and adaptation to the market economy of specialists of the geological prospecting industry with the aim of preserving the personnel and intellectual potential of Ukrainian geology.
In 2016, she received a scientific degree of candidate of geological sciences. The topic of her thesis paper was ‘Geological Prerequisites for the Formation of Technogenic Systems of Virgin Coals of the Lviv-Volyn Basin’.
Since 2017, she served as the first pro-rector of the Tutkovsky Institute.
She is the author and coordinator of the educational project for students "Earth subsoils, spiritual subsoils". She has also taught an experimental special course ‘Subsoil of the Earth (Fundamentals of Geology)’ in a secondary school with an in-depth study of the disciplines of the natural science cycle.
In 2017, she became the chairman of the Board of the PO UAG.
She has also authored 45 scientific publications.
Deputy Chairman of the Board of the PO UAG
In 2015, Yuliia Demchuk graduated from the Kyiv National Economic University with a degree in international economics.
In 2016, she graduated with honours with the master’s degree from Taras Shevchenko National University of Kyiv, specializing in Geology of Oil and Gas. Her professional qualification includes being a geologist of oil exploration, structural and exploratory boring. She is also a junior researcher.
In 2014–2015, she interned at the agent division of Shell Exploration and Production Ukraine Investment B. V. as a geo-scientist. She also participated in conducting gravimetric prospecting in the Yuzivska area.
Since December 2015, she has been working in the operating company of the TUTKOVSKY International Hub of Natural Resources.
Member of the Board of the PO UAG
Candidate of geological sciences, Eurоpean Geologist
He is a specialist in geological surveying, geology of the Ukrainian shield and geology of gold and rare metals. His area of expertise is petrology and metallogeny of Precambrian granitoids.
In 1984, he graduated from the Geological Faculty of Taras Shevchenko National University of Kyiv majoring in Geological Surveying, Prospecting and Exploration of Mineral Deposits as an engineer-geologist.
In 1984–1989, he worked as a geologist and mine captain of the Tuohstask party of the Yansk geological-prospecting expedition of Production Geological Association Yakutskgeologiya.
In the period from 1989 to 2012, he held the positions of geologist, mine captain, the head of the search and survey party, director of the Center for Regional Geological Studies of the State Regional Geological Enterprise Pivnichgeologiya.
Since 2012, he has been working in senior positions in the companies of the Nadra Group and since 2015, in the TUTKOVSKY International Hub of Natural Resources. In 2018, he became the director of the Hub operating company; in May, 2019, he became the chairman of the Board of Directors of the International Natural Resources Hub TUTKOVSKY.
In 2008, he defended his dissertation on topic – ‘Peculiarities of the Geological Structure and Composition Supracrustal and Ultrametric Formations Rosynsko-Tikytskiy Megablock of Ukrainian Shield.
He was also a candidate of Geological Sciences, Eurоpean Geologist (European Geologist Title 1310 – 02.07.15).
He was the author of more than 30 scientific works, including three collective monographs. He is also the author, co-author, editor and scientific expert for 17 sheets of the State Geological Map of Ukraine scale 1:200 000. He was the author and co-author of more than 20 production geological reports.
He discovered and evaluated deposits of gold, antimony (Republic of Sakha (Yakutia, Russia)), rare metals (tantalum), apatite ores, building materials (Ukraine), provided advisory services on the geology of gold mining companies in Mongolia, Ghana and Mali.
He was also a member of the National Petrographic and National Stratigraphic (Precambrian section), Interdepartmental Tectonic Committees of Ukraine, the scientific council for forecasting solid mineral deposits and the Scientific Editorial Board of the Public Service of Geology and Subsoil of Ukraine. He was the head of the NVC of the EFG.
He was awarded with the medal ‘For Merit’ of III degree, Diploma of the Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine, industry awards of the State Geological Service of Ukraine with the badge ‘Honoured Pro-rector’, medal L.I. Lutugin, medal V.I. Luchitsky and the medal of the UAG ‘For Merit’ of the II degree.
Member of the Board of the PO UAG
Professor of the Department of Oil and Gas Geology of ‘Institute of Geology’
of the Taras Shevchenko National University of Kyiv
Doctor of Geological Sciences
His areas of expertise is stratigraphy and the oil and gas content of the upper Paleozoic, geological interpretation of geophysical data.
In 1977, he graduated from the Geological Gaculty of Taras Shevchenko National University of Kyiv majoring in Geological Surveying, Prospecting and Exploration of Mineral Deposits.
In 1985, he defended his thesis paper ‘The Corals in the Middle Carboniferous and the Detailed Dismemberment of the Bashkiria and Moscow Subpanels in Bashkortostan.’
After graduation, he worked in geological survey parties of the Krasnoyarsk geological Department. In 1979–1983, he studied at the postgraduate training program of Kyiv University (under the supervision of Prof. O.L. Einor). As part of the expeditions of the Geological Faculty, he conducted thematic paleontological and stratigraphic studies of the upper Paleozoic in the Urals, Cisurals and Tien Shan.
In 1983–1993, he was working in the Regional Geological Enterprise Pivnichgeologiya and was engaged in the geological interpretation of geophysical data of separate areas of the Ukrainian shield, Volyn’-Podol’e block and the Dnieper-Donets Rift. He was also the co-author of a number of reports and practical recommendations on the search for radioactive, rare and rare earth elements, polymetals, kimberlites, oil and gas.
During 1993–2001, he worked at the JSC Concern Nadra, where he was engaged in geological exploration of oil and gas fields within the Dnieper-Donets Rift, Volyn’-Podol’e block and Transcarpathian trough.
From January 2002 to May, 2005, he held the position of associate professor of the academic department of Geology of Mineral Deposits at the Geological Faculty in Taras Shevchenko National University of Kyiv.
From 09/01/2006, he was enrolled in the doctoral program of Taras Shevchenko National University of Kyiv, while continuing to work as an associate professor.
In February 2009, he was awarded the title of associate professor in Geology of Mineral Deposits.
In 2009, he defended his thesis paper on ‘The Stratigraphy of Coal Deposits of Ukraine and Development of Cnidarians’, and in 2010, he received a doctoral degree in geological sciences, majoring in Stratigraphy and Paleontology.
Since 2011, he has been working as a professor of the department of Geology of Oil and Gas at the educational and research institute Institute of Geology of Taras Shevchenko National University of Kyiv.
He also teaches courses like Regional Geology, Oil and Gas Provinces of the World, Search and Exploration of Oil and Gas, Forecasting of Oil and Gas Subsurface.
He is the head of a group of students for a comprehensive training practice in geological survey and head of Industry-Focused Practical Training.
He has more than 75 scientific publications.
In 2003-2013, he became the deputy managing editor of the journal Ukrainian Geologist.
He was also the chairman of the jury of the section Geology in the all-Ukrainian competition of school research works of the Junior Academy of Sciences of Ukraine.
He was awarded the departmental honour of the State Geological Service of Ukraine with the medal of L. I. Lutugin.
Member of the Board of the PO UAG
Academician and Secretary of the Department of Earth Sciences
of the National Academy of Sciences of Ukraine
Member of the Presidium of the National Academy of Sciences of Ukraine
Academy Member of National Academy of Sciences of Ukraine
Doctor of Geological Sciences, Professor
In 2015, he became an academy member of the National Acafemy of Sciences of Ukraine majoring in isotopic geology.
His academic career directions are Geochemistry, Mineralogy and Petrology. In 1970, he graduated from the Kyiv Prospecting Technical School. In 1979, he graduated from the Geological Faculty of Taras Shevchenko National University of Kyiv, began working at the Institute of Geochemistry and Mineral Physics of the USSR Academy of Sciences (now M.P. Semenenko Institute of Geochemistry, Mineralogy and Ore Formation of the National Academy of Sciences of Ukraine) as an engineer, junior researcher, head of the laboratory, researcher, leading researcher, head of the department, deputy director for research and became the director of the Institute in 2008.
In 1984, he graduated from the postgraduate training program at the Institute of Geochemistry and Physics of Minerals (IGFM) USSR.
In 1988, he defended his thesis paper on ‘Geochronology of the Precambrian Formations Rosynsko-Tykychynsk Megablock of the Ukrainian Shield’.
In 2003, he defended his doctoral thesis on ‘Uranium-Lead Geochronology of the Early Precambrian of the Ukrainian Shield’. He is also a specialist in isotopic geochronology and isotopic geochemistry.
He is the author of more than 130 scientific works, including 3 monographs.
With his direct participation, the Institute established the Department of Special Training of Specialists in the field of isotopic geology, chronostratigraphy and geochemical methods of prospecting for students of the Geological Faculty of Taras Shevchenko National University of Kyiv in 2002.
He was one of the initiators of the creation of and became the head of the Centre for Collective Use of Devices at M.P. Semenenko Institute of Geochemistry, Mineralogy and Ore Formation of the National Academy of Sciences of Ukraine ‘Mass Spectrometric Center of Solid-Phase, Gas Isotopic and Microelement Analysis’.
He was the deputy chairman of the Commission on Chronostratigraphy, Classification, Terminology and Nomenclature of Phanerozoic, member of the Archean Commission, member of the Paleoproterozoic Commission of NSC, deputy chairman of the Dissertation Council for Doctoral Dissertations of M.P. Semenenko Institute of Geochemistry, Mineralogy and Ore Formation of the National Academy of Sciences of Ukraine , managing editor of ‘Mineralogical Journal’, member of the Editorial Board of the collection of scientific works ‘Geochemistry and Ore Formation’ and the journal ‘Notes of the Ukrainian Mineralogical Society’. In recent years, he has been actively working in the Presidium of the National Academy of Sciences of as an academy member and secretary of the Department of Earth Sciences.
He is an honoured worker of science and technology of Ukraine and was awarded with the Honorary Diploma of the Cabinet of Ministers of Ukraine’.
Member of the Board of the PO UAG
Professor of the Information Security Department of Igor Sikorsky Kyiv Polytechnic Institute
In 1981, he graduated from the Faculty of Geology and in 1984, from the Faculty of Cybernetics of Taras Shevchenko National University of Kyiv.
In 1981, he became the junior researcher of the Metallogeny Department of the Institute of Geochemistry and Mineralogy of National Academy of Sciences of Ukraine.
In 1989, he became the senior researcher of the Department of Metallogeny of the All-union System Methods of Population Health Research Laboratory, Institute of Hygiene and Toxicology of Pesticides, Polymers and Plastics and Ministry of Health of the USSR.
In 1991, he became the senior researcher of the Department of System Modeling of National Security Problems of the Institute of National Security of Ukraine.
In 1995, he became the head of the Department of Environmental Safety.
In 1998, he became the head of the Department of Human, Social and Environmental Safety, head of the Department of Environmental Policy, National Institute for Strategic Studies, deputy director, head of the Department of National Security Strategy of the Institute of National Security of Ukraine.
His doctoral dissertation was titled ‘Methodology of Mathematical Modeling of Risks, Threats to Economic Security of Ukraine".
He is the author of the monograph ‘Fundamentals of System Security Analysis of Complex Systems’ (2006).
He was a third ranking Government Official (2000) and an honoured worker of science and technology of Ukraine (2008) who won the State Prize of Ukraine in the field of Science and Technology (2011).
Member of the Board of the PO UAG
In 1999, she graduated from the National Technical University of Ukraine ‘Kyiv Polytechnic Institute’ with a degree in Management of Organizations’ and received the qualification of manager-economist. She has a work experience of 20 years, including 16 years in the project management segment.
From 1999 to 2012, she worked in the State Enterprise Derzhzovnishinform, the state information and analytical centre for monitoring foreign commodity markets.
Since 2002, she has headed a separate structural division of project development and information support of foreign economic activity in the State Enterprise Derzhzovnishinform.
From 2005 to 2009, she was the head of the LLC Infor-Metal, a company that provides advice on the market of goods of mining and metallurgical complex.
In 1999–2012, as part of a project team, State Enterprise Derzhzovnishinform, has implemented more than 60 projects (government economic summits of the CIS and EurAsian Economic Union, national exhibitions and expositions in the countries – trading partners of Ukraine, bilateral business forums, international trade promotion organizations, industrial forums, industry conferences) in Austria, Azerbaijan, Germany, USA, Turkey, Uzbekistan and Ukraine on the order of the Ministry of Economy of Ukraine, the Embassy of the Islamic Republic of Iran to Ukraine, the Swiss Export Promotion Organization (SIPPO), the International Trade Organization, the European Union, the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) in Ukraine, the Center for Adaptation of Civil Service to EU Standards and the European Commission in Ukraine, thereby benefitting numerous commercial customers in the field of mining and metallurgical complex, agro-industrial complex, chemical industry and foreign economic activity.
In 2008, as part of the project team of State Enterprise Derzhzovnishinform, by order of the Ministry of Economy of Ukraine, she created a comprehensive system of information and consulting support for export development.
Since 2010, she has held the position of the head of the export support department of the trade and economic cooperation department.
In 2012, she began working in the Nadra Group of companies.
In 2015, she became the director of the project management office of LLC Tutkovsky Project Management.
In 2018, she became the deputy director of the LLC Tutkovsky, deputy сhairman of the Board of the TUTKOVSKY International Hub of Natural Resources.
Secretary of the Board of the PO UAG
In 1987, she graduated from the Geological Faculty of Taras Shevchenko National University of Kyiv Specialty, majoring in geological surveying, prospecting and exploration of mineral deposits.
In 1987–1997, she worked in the central thematic expedition of the Ministry of Geology of the USSR (later the State Geological Enterprise Geoprognoz of the Derzhkomgeologiya of Ukraine). From being an engineer-geologist of the party of regional geology and stratigraphy, she became the head of the geological department of the enterprise in 1993. She was responsible for geological structural and prognosis-metallogenic research of the territory of Ukraine, organization of geological divisions, project management and organization of conferences.
In 1998–1999, she headed the scientific research associated with phosphate containing the territory of Ukraine in SRDE Geoinform of Ukraine.
In 1999–2000, she became the executive director of the Ukrainian Innovation Centre of Advanced Technologies GEOS-XXI Century. Her responsibilities included project management and international relations.
In 2000–2018, she worked in the department of geology of mineral deposits of the Institute of Geological Sciences of National Academy of Sciences of Ukraine as category 1 engineer, junior researcher, researcher, senior researcher, leading researcher and the scientific secretary of the department. Her main activities included research and development in the field of geology and metallogeny, geological and economic assessment of mineral deposits and developing strategies for the development of mineral resources and its rational and effective use in today’s market economy and world integration. She led research on the strategic mineral resources of Ukraine (rare metals, rare earth elements). The main focus of her research are Mazurovsky feldspar-nepheline-rare metals deposit, the Azov zirconium-rare earth deposit and Perzhansk beryllium deposit.
The results of her research were implemented in enterprises and departments of Ukraine such as Illich Steel and Iron Works Ilyich, Pryazovia SE Pivdenukrgeologia, the State Geological Committee of Ukraine, Ministry of Industrial Policy of Ukraine in the preparation of the ‘Concept of State Program of Development of Extraction and Processing of Rare and Precious Metals’, in the draft decisions of the National Security and Defense Council of Ukraine and in the composition of the working group of the unit of the National Security and Defense Council of Ukraine. Her recommendations were also used in the ‘National Program of Development of Mineral Resources of Ukraine for the Period up to 2030’.
In 2018, she became the general director of Tutkovsky Project Management and member of the Board of the TUTKOVSKY International Hub of Natural Resources.
Member of the Board of the PO UAG
Head, Mining Geology Dept., SI «SCIENTIFIC CENTER OF MINING GEOLOGY, GEOECOLOGY AND INFRASTRUCTURE DEVELOPMENT OF NAS OF UKRAINE»
Doctor of Geological Sciences
- Doctor of Geological Sciences, Degree for Specialty – General and Regional Geology (2017); thesis title: “Theoretical milestones of discrete-continuous development of coal-hydrocarbons formations”
- PhD Program at IGS NASU, specialty Physical and Regional geology (PhD in Geology, 2008); thesis title: “Geological settings of smut coal formation in the Dnieper Brown coal Basin”
- Graduated from National Pedagogical Dragomanov University, Kiev (MSc, 1997), Teacher of geography
- Korsun-Shevchenkovskiy Pedagogical College (1990), Arts & Crafts Teacher
Work experience (1997 - present)
- Head, Mining Geology Dept., SI «Scientific center of mining geology, geoecology and infrastructure development of NAS of Ukraine»
- Sr. Research Scientist, Coal Geology Dept., Inst. of Geological Sciences, IGS NASU, Kiev
- Research Scientist, Coal Geology Dept., Inst. of Geological Sciences, IGS NASU, Kiev
- Jr. Research Scientist, Coal Geology Dept., Inst. of Geological Sciences, IGS NASU, Kiev
- Teacher of geography at #13 Secondary school, Pryluky town, Chernigiv Oblast
Research and regional interests, professional experience
Geology of coal and coal gas fields, coalbed methane, gas migration in a coal rock massif, geological and geochemical criteria of gas outbursts in coal mines and post-accident rehabilitation of coal-producing enterprises, regional tectonics; Donets and Lviv-Volyn coal basins, Black Sea region. 17 yrs of professional experience.
Authored and co-authored for more than 80 research publications, 30 industrial and sciences reports. Hold six process patents of Ukraine (co-authored) and two inventor’s certificates of Ukraine.
Executive Secretary, Editorial Board of Tectonics and Stratigraphy Jour., IGS NASU.
Ukrainian Association of Geologists Silver Pin.