Taras Nikolaevich Vysotsky – First Deputy Minister of Agrarian Policy and Food of Ukraine.
Place of Birth. Education. Born August 6, 1986 in the village. Kunin, Zdolbunovsky district, Rivne region. In 2008 he graduated from the National University of Bioresources and Nature Management of Ukraine with a degree in Administrative Management. Master in Management.
Master of Science University. Humboldt in Berlin, Germany.
Career. From October 2006 to December 2010 – manager of PE “Zdolbunivvetpostach”, Rivne region.
From February 2011 to January 2013 – expert on agricultural markets of Nika Project Partners LLC.
February 2013 to December 2014 – expert of agricultural markets of the Ukrainian Club of Agricultural Business Association.
From December 2014 to March 2019 – General Director of the Ukrainian Club of Agricultural Business Association.
From March 2019 to August 30, 2019 – First Deputy Chairman of the Cherkasy Regional State Administration.
From June 24, 2019 to July 30, 2019 – Interim Acting Chairman of the Cherkasy Regional State Administration.
Member of the European Association of Agricultural Economists (EAAE) and the German Agricultural Society (DLG).
From September 6, 2019 to May 2023 – Deputy Minister of Economy, supervised the agricultural sector.
On May 26, 2023, the Cabinet appointed Taras Vysotsky First Deputy Minister of Agrarian Policy and Food of Ukraine.
Declaration. According to a declaration published by the NAZK on September 2, 2019, Vysotsky owns two apartments in Glevakha, Kyiv region (76.2 and 37.2 sq. m.). He also owns a residential building in the village. Kunin Rivne region with an area of 128.7 square meters. m. In the same place, Vysotsky owns five land plots with a total area of 1.5 hectares.
In 2017, Vysotsky purchased a Ford Mondeo car for UAH 811,000.
Taras Vysotsky declared UAH 674,400 of salary, UAH 11,278 of insurance payments and income from the sale of movable property in the amount of UAH 216,000. In addition, he indicated in the declaration an additional source of income – UAH 10,900, which Vysotsky received from the Horsh Ukraine company.
Vysotsky also declared $16,000 and 9,000 euros in bank accounts and $24,000, which he lent to third parties.
Family. Married, has two daughters.