Svetlichnaya Juliya

The head of the Kharkiv regional state administration (the youngest Chapter in the Ukraine!), the Deputy of Kharkiv regional Council VII convocation, the Vice-President of the Chamber of regions of Congress of local and regional authorities of the Council of Europe, candidate of science in public administration.


Yulia Svetlichnaya was born 6 June 1984 in the city of Kharkov.


Has three diplomas of higher education. He graduated from the Kharkov state University of food technology and trade (international Economics), majoring in “international Economics” (2006); National Academy of public administration under the President of Ukraine (Kharkiv regional Institute, 2009-2012), Department of public administration, received the diploma of the master of public administration.
In 2012 he graduated from the graduate school of the National Academy of public administration under the President of Ukraine (Kharkiv regional Institute), specialty “public administration”.
Multilingual – English and a bit Polish. Note that the working knowledge of English is quite high level: “In English she says is not worse than in Russian. Once was a situation when the official meeting translator hellishly retarded. So initially she was correcting him, and then she began to translate instead,” – said one of the sites.

Labor activity

Labor activity svitlychnyi began in 2005 as the head of the Department in the educational, scientific production center “labour Protection”. Now the CEO of this firm is, according to open sources, the father, now her former boss, rainin Leo.
In 2006 Svetlichnaya was appointed Deputy General Director of a furniture company OOO “Gamma”. But in the same year, she went to the officials of the Kharkiv regional administration.
2006 – 2007 – Kharkiv regional state administration – chief specialist of Department of investment policy of the Main Department of the economy.
During the year (2007 and 2008) appointed chief of Department of pricing policy of the Main Department of the economy (HOGAN).
2008 – 2009 – Kharkiv regional state administration, head of Department of development of entrepreneurship and market relations of the Main Department of the economy.
2009 – 2012 – studied at the National Academy of public administration under the President of Ukraine, postgraduate student. After completing his studies at the Academy of public administration Y. Svetlichny again went into business, Deputy Director of “Dornit”. This firm is engaged in abrasive materials and tools for construction work. “Dornice” worked for about two years.
April 2014 – back to the HOGAN, and immediately to the position of Director of the Department for competitiveness of the region, and in November of that year became Deputy Chairman of the Kharkiv regional state administration; from 25 April 2016 – the first Deputy.

The position of the first Deputy head of Kharkiv regional state administration was engaged in international relations – namely, promoting the region and attracting investment. Known active lobbying of interests of Kharkiv region in America. According to Marie Yovanovitch, U.S. Ambassador to Ukraine, Yulia Svetlichnaya has a good reputation in the United States. By the way, the team Svetlichnaya earned for the region the right of the first in Ukraine to introduce the project “Electronic government”. Looked very ambitious and the idea to open an office in Kharkiv region in Washington – some 200 metres from the White house.
In 2015, Yulia Svetlichnaya took second place in the ranking of the most influential women in the Kharkiv region, which was compiled by the Center for political consulting.
From October 15, 2016 – Chairman of the Kharkiv regional state administration.
October 14, 2016, the Day of defender of Ukraine, the civil organization of the “East building” thanked Yulia Svetlichnaya for the comprehensive support of the Patriotic movement in Slobozhanschyna.
13 December 2016 together with the head of the EU delegation to Ukraine, Hugues Mingarelli Svetlichnaya opened the EBRD office in Kyiv.
27 Jan 2017 Svetlichnaya gave an interview where he declares the basic directions of development of the region. Among the priorities, first and foremost, the security of the region and attraction of investments. Important point – the vector for positioning the region as a showcase.
Yulia Svetlichnaya topped the rating of governors from the Committee of voters of Ukraine in 2016 and first quarter 2017. Kharkiv region showed the highest socio-economic indicators among other regions.
Yulia Svetlichnaya – associate Professor of international Economics, Kharkiv state University of food technology and trade.

Parliamentary activities

Yulia Svetlichnaya participated in regional elections in 2015 and were elected in three of the Council: Kharkiv oblast, Kharkiv district Kharkiv city. Your choice is stopped on regional Council. In November of 2015 was elected head of the BPP “Solidarity” in Kharkiv regional Council.
Member of Ukrainian delegation in Congress of local and regional authorities of Europe for 2016-2020 as the Deputy of regional Council. In the framework of the 31st session of the Congress was elected Vice-President of the Chamber of regions and a member of the Congress Bureau, responsible for the coordination of chambers and committees and organizing the sessions.
After appointment to the post of head of Kharkiv regional state administration, in accordance with the requirements of the law “On state service”, Yulia Svetlichnaya resigned from the party BPP “Solidarity”. But he remained a Deputy of the regional Council, given that the current convocation of the ban does not apply concurrently.


In the Declaration of Yulia Svetlichnaya on the income, property and financial obligations for 2015 is inscribed 133,7 thousand UAH. They all received salaries of Deputy Governor, that is, the monthly salary of the official made 11 143 UAH.
From the estate Svetlichnaya there are two apartments in Kharkov, with an area of 32.7 and 47.1 square meters. She is also the co-owner of an apartment in Sochi. She recorded Peugeot-2008, released in 2014.
The Bank account of the head of the RSA in 2015 was 22,78 thousand UAH.

Personal life

Yulia Svetlichnaya not married, no children.


Loves sports, previously ran in the morning. He enjoys playing tennis. From 2015, the year participates in the annual Kharkiv marathon, which takes place on the eve of the city Day. Good physical shape Yulia Svetlichnaya has confirmed her participation in the race for 10 km in honor of independence Day of Ukraine.
Is a member of the Executive Committee of the Kharkiv regional branch of National Olympic Committee of Ukraine.


Was involved in a scandal over hacking email of the former head of RSA Igor Rainin, in which the Internet got their alleged private correspondence. Later rainin denied it, and posted materials called fake.
13 September 2016 in a press-the centre the Status Quo was made the anonymous call from the territory of the Russian Federation from threats of murder to Julia Svetlichnaya during a press conference.
MP from the popular front Alexander Kirsch in the article “Julia and nick,” described Julia Svetlichnaya: “Competent is multifaceted and versatile. Not just is aware of the issues and has a clear vision of what needs to be done. Personal charm with the ability to quickly grasp the subject matter, then building a solution algorithm, – an explosive mixture, which will give more than one reason to show itself… the Basic fire, water and copper pipes still ahead.”

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