Egor Valerievich Bozhok – Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs of Ukraine, the ex-head of the Foreign Intelligence Service of Ukraine. Envoy Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary Second Class. And about. head of the Ukrainian mission to NATO (2014-2017).
Place of Birth. Education. Born on September 6, 1980 in Kiev. In 2002 he graduated from the Institute of International Relations of Taras Shevchenko National University of Kyiv. In 2000, he completed a master’s program in European politics at the Free University of Brussels. Master of International Relations and European Politics, referent-translator. Speaks Ukrainian, English, French and Russian.
Career. In 2002-2005 – specialist, attaché, third secretary of the Department of Arms Control and Military-Technical Cooperation of the Central Office of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Ukraine.
In 2005-2009 – the third, second secretary for political affairs of the Ukrainian mission to NATO in Brussels.
In 2009-2010 – First Secretary of the NATO Department of the Central Office of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Ukraine.
In 2010-2013 – Head of the Department of Justice, Freedom and Security of the European Union Department of the Central Office of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Ukraine.
Since 2013 – Minister Counsellor, Deputy Head of the Ukrainian Mission to NATO.
Since June 2015 – acting. head of the Ukrainian mission to NATO.
Since September 1, 2017 – Head of the Foreign Intelligence Service of Ukraine.
March 14, 2019 President Petro Poroshenko laid off Egor Bozhka from office Chairman of the Foreign Intelligence Service. On the same day, by order of Prime Minister Volodymyr Groysman, Yegor Bozhok was appointed Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs.
In 2023, Yegor Bozhok featured in a criminal case on the appointment in 2018 of Sergei Semochko to the Foreign Intelligence Service by decree of the fifth president Petro Poroshenko. Poroshenko suspect in the fact that, being president at that time, he “by issuing an obviously criminal order” persuaded the head of the Foreign Intelligence Service Bozhok at that time to “exceed power and official authority.” On June 23, 2023, the Cabinet of Ministers suspended Egor Bozhka from exercising the powers of the Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs. In April 2023, Yegor Bozhok was rehabilitated by the court, and all the suspicions announced to him were cancelled.