Volodymyr KOPCHAK

Position: Deputy Director of the Center for Army, Conversion and Disarmament Studies

Deputy Director of The Center for Army, Conversion and Disarmament Studies (CACDS), Tel. mob.: +38(050)334-57-76 E-mail: anieli@ukr.net, vkop1976@gmail.com Year of birth: 1976 WORK EXPERIENCE 2014 – Deputy Director of The Center for Army, Conversion and Disarmament Studies (CACDS) 2009-2014 CACDS defense industry projects coordinator; deputy editor in chief of Defense Express «Arms Export and Defense Industry of Ukraine» magazine 2006-2009 CACDS media projects coordinator; editor in chief of «Accent. National Security of Ukraine» magazine 2001-2006 Expert of The Center for Army, Conversion and Disarmament Studies (CACDS) 1998 – 2001 Service in Ukrainian Armed Forces SUMMARY OF QVALIFICATIONS Research, analysis. Analytical work in the field of geopolitics, external policy, informational security (countering propaganda), countering «hybrid» threats, military-technical cooperation, etc. Publishing the CACDS bulletin «Challenges and threats. Security review» http://cacds.org.ua/ru/bulletin/. Editor of «Security sector of Ukraine» project on CACDS web page http://cacds.org.ua/ru/safe/. Organizing of international conferences, seminars, round tables. Experience in law-making process, including preparation of the offset law in military-technical cooperation sphere of Ukraine. EDUCATION: 2005 – 2008 National Academy for Public Administration under the President of Ukraine 1993 – 1998 Kiev Military Institute of Control and Communication FOREIGN LANGUAGES: Russian (mother tongue). English (intermediate), Spanish (intermediate) INTERESTS History, geopolitics, aviation, football