Andriy MATSELIUKH

Andriy Matseliukh works at the Association “Lviv Tourist Board” from the moment of its creation. In 2000 he was appointed as Deputy Managing Director for Foreign Economic Activity by the representatives of the UK Department for International Development (DFID). Since 2005 until present he works as a Managing Director of the Lviv Tourist Board and a Manager of the Tourist Information Center, a subsidiary of the LTB.

Prior to 2000, he worked in light industry as a production manager and lead engineer specializing in foreign economic relations for eight years.

Higher education: Khmelnitsky Institute of Technology; Participant of the European Commission’s TACIS Program “Improving the effectiveness of management”. He studied within the framework of TACIS Program at the Moscow State Academy of Management, the Russian Federation, and Lovanium International Management Center, Leuven, Belgium. He took business training in several countries of Western Europe.

Foreign languages: Polish, German, English and Russian.

Andriy Matseliukh belongs to the following public and state associations being: a member of the EU TACIS Program Participants’ Association, a member of the Union of Guides of the Lviv Tourist Board, a member of the Culture and Tourism Board of the Lviv Regional State Administration, a representative of the Carpathian Tourism Board in Lviv region, the Chairman of the LTB Examination Committee for the Tourist Guide Course, a founding member of the NGO Mountain Guides Association “Rovin”, the Chairman of the State Examination Committee of the Lviv Institute of Economy and Tourism, a consultant of the USAID Program “Public Relations”; a member of the Committee on Tourism, Hotel and Restaurant Business of the Lviv Chamber of Commerce and Industry; a member of the Committee for the Accessibility in Urban Environment in Lviv at the Lviv City Council and a member of the Regional Committee on Economic Reforms in Lviv region at the Lviv Regional State Administration.

He is a co-author and advisor for dozens of travel publications such as travel guides, reference books, practical recommendations, manuals, science and technology catalogues, promotional films, etc.

Andriy Matseliukh personally participated in 60 tourism development projects and managed the implementation of 18 tourism projects in Ukraine and in the cross-border region. He received about 20 state awards for his contribution to culture, tourism and cross-border cooperation during his work at the LTB.