The Australian Federation of Ukrainian Organisations (AFUO) warmly welcomes the arrival to Australia tonight of the new head of mission-designate for Ukraine – Mr Vasyl Myroshnychenko.
Mr Myroshnychenko has over 20 years’ experience in strategic communications and government relations, working with the Ukrainian government, NGOs and Ukrainian clients in Washington, London, Brussels, Frankfurt, Davos and the Gulf. Mr Myroshnychenko was the co-founder of the news agency, Ukraine Crisis Media, and the CEO/Partner of CFC Big Ideas, an international communications consultancy. He has been a frequent foreign policy commentator and has often spoken on the topics of public diplomacy, national branding, lobbying and advocacy, international trade, propaganda and disinformation.
‘The Australian Ukrainian community congratulates Mr Myroshnychenko on his appointment by the President of Ukraine to the position of Ambassador of Ukraine to Australia. We look forward to working productively with the Ambassador-designate, and providing him with our support and co-operation’ said Mr Stefan Romaniw OAM, Co-Chair AFUO.
Mr Myroshnychenko has arrived in Australia directly from Kyiv. The presentation of his credentials to the Australian Governor-General will occur on Friday.