Ivan Gennadievich Bakanov – Head of the Security Service of Ukraine. The ex-party leader Servant of the people, childhood friend and head of the electoral headquarters of Volodymyr Zelensky, ex-rhead and lawyer of Quarter 95.
Place of Birth. Education. Ivan Gennadievich Bakanov was born on May 2, 1974 in Krivoy Rog, Dnepropetrovsk region. Ivan Bakanov’s father is a chemistry and biology teacher.
Childhood friend of President Volodymyr Zelensky. They lived in the same entrance, studied at the same school, and later – at the Kryvyi Rih Economic Institute of the KNEU named after Vadim Hetman, Zelensky – as a lawyer, Bakanov – as an auditor.
In 2006 he graduated from the Academy of Labor and Social Relations of the Federation of Trade Unions of Ukraine, specialty – “Court, Bar and Prosecutor’s Office”.
Career. Since January 25, 2013 – Head of Kvartal 95 LLC, and since December 27, 2013 – Head of Studio Kvartal-95 LLC.
The companies Kvartal-95 Studio LLC and Kvartal-95 LLC are registered in the name of Ivan Bakanov. Their founder and ultimate beneficiary – “Green Family” Ltd (Green Family Ltd) – registered in Cyprus, Nicosia. There are two leaders listed – Oksana Lazarenko (wife of Ivan Bakanov) and Marina Razomova-Georgiou.
Political career. From December 2, 2017 until May 27, 2019 – party leader Servant of the people…
In the presidential election campaign 2019 Ivan Bakanov – head of the campaign headquarters of the presidential candidate of Ukraine Volodymyr Zelensky.
On May 22, 2019, Ivan Bakanov was appointed First Deputy Chairman of the Security Service of Ukraine and Head of the Main Directorate for Combating Corruption and Organized Crime of the Central Directorate of the SBU.
In late May – early June 2019, Ivan Bakanov received the military rank of lieutenant. This was done so that Bakanov had the opportunity to be appointed to the post of first deputy chairman of the Security Service.
WITH May 28, 2019 member of the National Security and Defense Council. From June 3, 2019, on vacation Vasily Gritsakinterim the head of the SBU…
On August 29, 2019, the interim head of the SBU Ivan Bakanov was approved as the head of the SBU…
Family. Married. Wife – Oksana Lazarenko, citizen of the Russian Federation. The spouses have two sons: the elder Arthur (from 2014 to 2018 a student at the KNEU named after Vadim Getman) and the younger son Stepan, a schoolboy.