Management Team

Andriy Kobolyev

Chief executive officer (chairman of the executive board) since 25 March 2014

Andriy began his career at the international audit and consulting group PriceWaterhouseCoopers (PWC), where he specialized in issues of strategic management and corporate transformation. From 2002 to 2010 he worked at Naftogaz, rising from a chief specialist to adviser to the chairman.

Some time later, Andriy co-founded AYA Capital investment banking group where he focused on debt and equity capital raising, debt restructuring and corporate reorganizations of large enterprises and holdings.

Andriy holds a master's degree in international economic relations with honors from the Institute of International Relations at Kyiv Shevchenko National University.


Sergiy Pereloma

First deputy chairman since August 2014

Sergiy has more than 14 years experience in the oil and gas industry and manages divisions responsible for transit and supply of natural gas, customs clearance, gas sales and gas balancing.

He has extensive experience in finance, banking and insurance sectors.

Sergiy graduated from the Institute of International Relations at Kyiv Shevchenko National University.





Yuriy Vitrenko

Executive Officer of Naftogaz Group

Yuriy is responsible for the representation of the Company’s interests in disputes with Gazprom.

Coordinates the development and regular updates of the macroeconomic model for Ukraine, which is needed for forecasting long-term change in macroeconomic indicators that influence the Company’s key performance indicators.

Yuriy worked for Naftogaz in 2002-2003 and 2005-2010 being responsible for international bank loans and debt restructuring. He was an adviser to the chairman of the board on permanent and freelance basis.

His career began in 1998 with the international audit and consulting group PriceWaterhouseCoopers (PWC), where he advised major Ukrainian companies on financial management. He has 9 years of experience in investment banking and finance in Ukraine and abroad. Yuriy worked for Merrill Lynch investment bank in London and was the senior vice-president and chief operational officer at Amstar Europe international investment fund. He is a co-founder and partner AYA Capital investment banking group and headed the company between 2010 and 2016.

In 2004 Yuriy graduated from the MBA program at the INSEAD Business School (France, Singapore). He holds a master’s degree in International Business Management from Kyiv National Economic University, and is an Associate of the London Securities and Investment Institute (ASI).

Iaroslav Tekliuk

Director for legal affaris

Yaroslav is responsible for legal matters and government relations. He has 15 years of professional experience in legal practice.

Yaroslav has provided legal advice and represented corporate clients in banking, financial, and telecommunications sectors.

Prior to joining Naftogaz he spent eight years at Vasil Kisil and Partners, a leading Ukrainian law firm, including four years as a partner. Yaroslav has graduated in International Law from the Institute of International Relations at Kyiv National Shevchenko University.



Vitaliy Shcherbenko

Director for  energy efficiency and property management of Naftogaz Group

Vitaliy is responsible for organizing and planning capital investment and non-core asset programs at Naftogaz group.

He manages investment raising for projects on energy saving technologies, minimizing natural gas losses and consumption and increasing the share of renewable energy sources.

He is also responsible for procurement, coordinates personnel policy, social issues and logistic support.

He has more than 20 years of experience in senior management positions. Vitaliy studied Economics at Kyiv National Economic University.