Since his appointment in August, 2014 Mr. Savchuk has achieved a significant success in developing energy efficiency and renewable energy spheres of Ukraine. Due to the initiated and implemented measures and incentives in Ukraine there are some main achievements:
· adopted National Action Plans on Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy till 2020;
· more than 400 thousand Ukrainian families became participants of the state energy efficiency support program;
· Energy Performance Contracting (EPC) and energy management in the public sector were introduced for the first time in Ukraine;
· More than 3 hundred EPC tenders were announced through the ProZorro e-procurement platform in 4th quarter of 2017;
· Since 2014 there have been installed 2 GW of new non-gas heat power capacities with investments of more than 460 million euros;
· 6,02 bln m3 (25%) of natural gas consumption were reduced and substituted by individual consumers, heat production companies and public institutions in Ukraine in 2017 in comparison with 2014. About 1,2 billion euros a year were saved;
· Since 2015 there have been installed 408 MW of renewable electricity capacities worth 400 million euros;
· 3010 households installed solar panels with total capacity of 51 MW;
· Ukraine has become a member of the International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA).
Overall, Mr. Savchuk has more than 20-year professional experience. He held executive positions both in public administration and private sector. Thus, Mr. Savchuk worked as a Deputy Head of the Energy Department at the Cabinet of Ministers of Ukraine. Particularly, in 2004 he led the project on the completion of two nuclear power plants construction. Then he became a Member of the Supervisory Board at the JSC Naftogaz of Ukraine in 2010, a Deputy Head of the License Control Department at the National Energy Regulation Commission in 2011, an Advisor on energy issues to the Vice Prime Minister of Ukraine in 2012, a Member of the Supervisory Board at the commercial bank in 2013. Working in private sector, Mr. Savchuk led renewable energy project in 2012-2013.
Mr. Savchuk holds a master's degree in public administration from the Ukrainian Academy of Public Administration under the President of Ukraine (2003) and a degree in business management from the National Technical University of Ukraine "Kyiv Polytechnic Institute" (1997).