Ievgen has more than 12 years of professional experience in finance, accounting, administration, procurement, logistics and supply. He brings strong analytical and technical experience into the work of the Secretariat. Prior to joining the Secretariat of the Convention, Ievgen worked for United Nations Institute for Training and Research (UNITAR) as Financial Assistant within the Finance and Budgeting Unit. He also has extensive experience in providing logistics and supply services to companies. Graduated from Donetsk National Technical University, Ievgen holds certificates of the Open University of UK. He is Ukrainian and is fluent in Russian, Ukrainian and English.