Ukraine's Ambassador Designate to Canada
Andriy Shevchenko is a Ukrainian civil activist, journalist and politician. He won seats in the Parliament with Yulia Tymoshenko’s party ‘Batkivshchyna’ in 2006, 2007 and 2012. A seasoned TV journalist, he was a founder of the 5th Channel, the first news channel in Ukraine, and was a TV-face of the 2004 Orange Revolution. He is the author of Ukraine’s Laws on Access to Information. He was an active participant of EuroMaidan in 2013-14. Now he serves as the Director of the USAID RADA Program.