Director of Academy
Ambassador, Dr. Sergiy Korsunsky
Dr. Sergiy Korsunsky serves as Director of the Diplomatic Academy of Ukraine since October, 2017. He holds a diplomatic rank of Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary. Ambassador Korsunsky’s previous positions include:
Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of Ukraine to the Republic of Turkey (2008-2016), Director-General of the Economic Department, Ukrainian Ministry of Foreign Affairs (2006-2008); Minister-Counselor and Acting Ambassador at the Embassy of Ukraine in the USA (2000-2005); Deputy Director, Department for Economic Cooperation, Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Ukraine (1999-2000); Counselor for Economy, Embassy of Ukraine in the State of Israel (1994-1998).
Ambassador Korsunsky has extensive professional experience with strategic planning and development, including energy, trade and investment policy, energy security, regional security, science and technology. He holds a Doctor of Science
Degree in Applied Mathematics since 1991. He is a well-known expert on geopolitics of energy.
First Deputy Director
Diplomatic rank: Counsellor 1st Class
2002 - joined the diplomatic service
2004 - 2008 - Consul at the Consulate General of Ukraine in Istanbul
2008 - 2015 – held different positions at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Ukraine
2015 - 2017 – Minister Counsellor of the Embassy of Ukraine to Turkey
March 2017 – Acting Rector of the Diplomatic Academy of Ukraine under the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Ukraine
October 2017 - present – First Deputy Director of the Hennadii Udovenko Diplomatic Academy of Ukraine at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs
on international cooperation, research and communication
Nataliya Shulga, Ph.D. is an accomplished scientist with ownership in discoveries and inventions published in world class science journals with highest impact factors.
1982 - M.S. in Biology from the Taras Shevchenko National University of Kyiv,
1992 - Ph.D. in Molecular Biology from the Institute of Molecular Biology and Genetics NASU.
1998 - Certificate of the Special Executive Course in Entrepreneurship from the Wilson Graduate School of Business Administration at the University of Rochester (USA).
1980 – 2005 –continuous career in science in Ukraine and in the US.
2005 – 2007 – Vice President for strategic planning at National University of “Kyiv-Mohyla Academy, Associate Professor, Ecology Chairwoman.
2007 -2015 – CEO, Ukrainian Science Club
2015-2016 – Vice Rector for the Strategic Development, Professor, National Dragomanov Pedagogical University.
2017 – Deputy Director at the H.Udovenko Diplomatic Academy of Ukraine at the MFA.
Dr. Yevgeniya Gaber is a Deputy Director of the Hennadii Udovenko Diplomatic Academy of Ukraine since October 2018. She holds M.A. in International Relations from Odesa National I.I.Mechnikov University (2007) and Ph.D. in Political Science from Kyiv National T.Shevchenko University (2014). Her research interests cover problems of the Black Sea and Middle Eastern regional security, with a focus on US, Turkish and Ukrainian policies towards these regions. Dr.Gaber has also specialized in the field of intercultural communication and diplomatic interpretation.
Joined MFA of Ukraine in 2014.
2009-2014 – Ass. Prof. at the International Relations Department, Institute of Social Sciences, Odesa National I.I.Mechnikov University
2014-2018 – Second Secretary (political affairs), Embassy of Ukraine in Turkey
since October 2018 – Deputy Director of the Hennadii Udovenko Diplomatic Academy of Ukraine