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Andriy Pyshnyy

Andriy Pyshnyy

NBU Governor
Date of birth: 26 October 1974
Tel.: +380 44 230 19 17
Status: Operational
Start date: 7 October 2022
  • Strategy and Development Department
  • Security Department
  • Personnel Department
  • Legal Department
  • Internal Audit Department
  • Communications Department
  • Financial and operational risk management
  • Office for Consumer Rights Protection
  • Office of the NBU Board and Institutional Relations
  • Classified Records Division
  • Corruption Prevention and Detection Division

NBU Governor from 7 October 2022.

The Governor of the National Bank of Ukraine provides overall leadership for the central bank and oversees the NBU units responsible for HR management, legal support, risk management, communications, consumer protection in financial services, security, state secret protection, and anti-corruption efforts.

Andriy Pyshnyy was honored with two prestigious international awards in the field of central banking for his outstanding achievements in 2023:

  • Central Banker of the Year 2024 in the Global and Europe category by the esteemed British financial publication, The Banker
  • Governor of the Year from Central Banking Awards 2024, an annual recognition presented by the British specialized magazine Central Banking.

Andriy Pyshnyy has been working in the financial sector for more than 16 years. In 2000, Andriy Pyshnyy embarked on his career in banking as the Head of Legal Support Department at Oschadbank OJSC. From 2003 to 2007, he held positions of a Management Board Member, First Deputy Chairman of the Management Board, and Acting Chairman of the Management Board of Oschadbank OJSC. From April 2007, Mr Pyshnyy continued to develop the Ukrainian financial sector as the First Deputy Chairman of the Management Board at Ukreximbank OJSC, and later as a Member of the Supervisory Board of Ukreximbank OJSC and Oschadbank OJSC.  

From March 2014 to November 2020, he served as the Chairman of the Management Board of Oschadbank JSC.

In 2012, Andriy Pyshnyy was elected a member of the Ukrainian parliament and the First Deputy Head of Parliamentary Committee on Rules of Procedure, Parliamentary Ethics, and Administration of Verkhovna Rada's Work. In 2009–2012, he held the position of the Director of Social Strategy Fund LLC.

From August 2007 to June 2009, Andriy Pyshnyy served as the Deputy Secretary of the National Security and Defense Council of Ukraine.

Andriy Pyshnyy started his career in 1996 as an assistant teacher in the Department of Constitutional, Administrative, and Financial Law of Yuriy Fedkovych Chernivtsi National University.

He graduated from Chernivtsi National University with a degree in law and from Ukrainian Academy of Banking of the National Bank of Ukraine with a degree in banking.

In 2008, Andriy Pyshnyy earned his PhD in Law from the Legislation Institute of the Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine (Kyiv).