Bakanov Ivan Hennadiiovych

Bakanov Ivan Hennadiiovych

Head of the Security Service of Ukraine

Bakanov Ivan Hennadiiovych was born on May 2nd 1975 in the city of Kryvyi Rih, Dnipropetrovsk region.

Ivan Bakanov studied Economics and Law. In 1997, he graduated from Kyiv National Economic University and, in 2006, from the Academy of Labor and Social Relations of the Federation of Trade Unions of Ukraine.

In May 2019, by Decree of the President of Ukraine, Ivan Bakanov was appointed the First Deputy Head of the Security Service of Ukraine – Head of the Main Directorate for Fighting Corruption and Organised Crime of the Central Office of the Security Service of Ukraine.

On August 29th 2019, Ivan Bakanov was appointed to the position of Head of the Security Service of Ukraine by the Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine.