Oleksiy Chernyshov is the minister of Communities and Territories in Ukraine. Mr Chernyshov is an entrepreneur and politician who started his career in IT before moving into real estate and infrastructure development. Chernyshov founded the Kyiv Vision Foundation in 2014, an organization dedicated to attracting investment to the country and supporting cultural projects. In 2017 he became the chairman of the Supervisory Board of the Ukrainian Real Estate Club, and in 2019 he took office as the Head of Kyiv Oblast State Administration. Chernyshov has also supported the establishment of the School of Commercial Real Estate Management and is a member of the All-Ukrainian Network of Integrity and Compliance. He has a BA in Economics from The Kharkiv University of Humanities, and a major in Laws at the Yarsolav Mudyi National Law University.