Brussels Forum Session: Fortifying the Future of Ukraine: Rebuilding Infrastructure for Resilience 

Oleksandr Kubrakov is deputy prime minister for the restoration of Ukraine—minister for communities, territories and infrastructure development of Ukraine. Prior to that, he served as minister of infrastructure of Ukraine (2021–22), and head of the State Agency of Motor Roads of Ukraine (Ukravtodor) (2019–21).  

Kubrakov was elected to the Ukrainian parliament as a representative of the “Servant of the People” party in 2019 and served briefly before being appointed to his government position. Prior to that, he served as deputy director, then director of “City for People,” LLC, and as head of the telecommunications and IT sector at the independent think-tank Better Regulation Delivery Office (BRDO). In 2015–16, Kubrakov headed the project office at the Ministry of Justice.  

From 2011 to 2015, Kubrakov served in the Kyiv municipal government, first under Mayor Oleksandr Popov and then under Mayor Vitali Klitschko. While there, he rose to the position of director for transport infrastructure projects within the Kyiv Investment Agency. From 2006 to 2011, he held various positions at telecommunications company Kyivstar, rising eventually to the position of head of marketing.  

Kubrakov received a degree in marketing from the Kyiv National Economic University, and completed a short-term program at the Harvard Kennedy School.