President Volodymyr Zelenskyy fired two members of the National Energy and Utilities Regulatory Commission and appointed four temporary ones. This is reported by BusinessCensor.
The President dismissed Oleksandr Formahey and Evhen Mahlovanyi from their posts.
At the same time, Ruslan Kaydash, Olha Babiy, Olexiy Mahda and Valerii Tarasiuk were appointed members of the National Regulatory Commission. All of them were appointed members of the National Regulatory Commission until the day of appointment of a member of the Commission, elected by the results of the competition and not more than three months.
According to the President’s website, Ruslan Kaydash has been working at the National Regulatory Commission since 2004, and holds the position of Deputy Director of the Department for Regulation of Relations in the Energy Sector – Head of the Department of Pricing and Tariff Policies in the Electricity Sector.
Olexiy Mahda worked in Vostokenergo LLC in 2009-2012, and in 2013-2014 he headed DTEK Dniproenergo of Rinat Akhmetov. Since 2015, he worked at the NPC Ukrenergo.
Olha Babiy is known as vice president of Ukrvodokanalekologiya association. All of them previously participated in the competition for the posts of permanent members of the National Regulatory Commission in 2018.
In 2014-2016, Valerii Tarasiuk served as a member of the Regulator, before that he had worked in the holding of VS Energy Ukraine.
Recall that on October 8, Oleksandr Formahey and Evhen Mahlovanyi announced their withdrawal from the Commission. Later, Head of the Regulator Oksana Kyvenko asked the President to take operational decisions to ensure the functioning of the National Energy and Utilities Regulatory Commission in order to ensure timely certification of the new operator of the gas transmission system (GTS).