Place of Birth. Education. Born in the village of Galitsa, Nezhinsky district, Chernihiv region. In 1977 he graduated from the Kiev Institute of National Economy with a degree in economics and logistics planning. In 1991 – the All-Union Order of Friendship of Peoples Academy of Foreign Trade, majoring in international economic relations.
Career. Valery Voshchevsky began his career as an engineer at the Chernobyl repair and maintenance base of the fleet.
In 1979-1984 – Economist, Senior Economist, Head of Department at Kiev Artificial Leather Factory Vulkan.
In 1984-1989 – Deputy General Director of PO Kievguma.
In 1995, he headed the Agronaftoprodukt corporation. A year later, he moved to the Sincom-Holding company as president.
In 2002-2003 Valery Voshchevsky was deputy head of the Main Department for Domestic Policy of the Administration of the President of Ukraine Leonid Kuchma.
In 2003-2005 – First Deputy Minister of Economy and European Integration of Ukraine Valery Khoroshkovsky (responsible for relations with the Verkhovna Rada).
Twice (in 2005-2006 and 2008-2010) he headed JSC SJSC Highways of Ukraine.
On March 17, 2010 Mykola Azarov’s Cabinet of Ministers appointed him head of the State Highway Service of Ukraine (Ukravtodor). Fired just two months after appointment.
Since 2000, Voshchevsky headed the Ukrainian Peasant Democratic Party. In the parliamentary elections of 2002, the party took part in the Winter Generation Team of Khoroshkovsky, in 2006 – as part of the People’s Bloc of Lytvyn, in 2007 – as part of the Selyansky Bloc Agrarian Ukraine (leader – Ivan Tomich). In 2008, the party was headed by Dmitry Andrievsky.
In the elections to the Rada in 2014, Valery Voshchevsky entered the parliament on the list of the Radical Party of Oleg Lyashko. The media attributed to Voshchevsky control over the enterprise Ukrdorstroyinvest, which supplies building materials, CJSC Road Repair and Construction Department No. 100. In the biography of Voshchevsky, which was distributed to the deputies in the Rada, it was written that when he was the head of Ukravtodor, Voshchevsky tried … to steal SE ShRBU No. 100 of SJSC Highways of Ukraine. A criminal case was opened.
At the time of his election as a people’s deputy of the VIII convocation, Voshchevsky was the chairman of the supervisory board of OJSC Chernigov Confectionery Strela.
On December 2, 2014, Valery Voshchevsky was appointed Vice Prime Minister of Ukraine in the government of Arseniy Yatsenyuk.
On September 1, 2015, Voshchevsky announced his resignation from the post of Deputy Prime Minister in connection with the withdrawal of the Radical Party from the parliamentary coalition. On September 17, the Verkhovna Rada voted for his dismissal.
Family. Married. Have a daughter.