Ukrainian economist, businessman and State official. As of 2014 – Governor of Cherkasy region.
Before the appointment at the head of the region, he received his PhD in economics, worked as
senior officer in State-owned and private banks. Is a co-founder of several trade and agricultural
companies in Cherkasy region.
At the head of the region Yurii Tkachenko actively works on attracting investments into the region
and jazzing up the tourism. Among the strategic priorities of Cherkasy region he cites the human
capital development, increasing competitiveness of rural areas and environmental safety.