Oleksiy Danilov has been serving as the secretary of the National Security and Defense Council of Ukraine since 2019.
Mr. Danilov previously served as deputy secretary of the National Security and Defense Council of Ukraine (2019). From 2012 to 2019, he led the Ukrainian Fund for Entrepreneurship Support. He has also been a member of the Verkhovna Rada and its Committee on State Building, Regional Policy and Local Self-Government (2006-2007); head of the Luhansk Regional State Administration and Deputy Director of the Institute for European Integration and Development (2005-2006); and Mayor of Luhansk (1994-1997).
Mr. Danilov graduated from the Taras Shevchenko Luhansk State Pedagogical University with a major in history, the East Ukrainian Volodymyr Dahl National University with a master’s degree in management, and the Luhansk State University of Internal Affairs, receiving a law degree.