Sergei SHCHERBAK. The candidate of biological sciences (=Ph.D.), was graduated from Kiev States University and completed his post-graduate study in Moscow States University. Working in the Institute of a Hydrobiology of the Academy of Sciences of Ukraine, Sergiy specialized in the field of biodiversity of hydroecosistems, water resources management, pisciculture, hydrobiology of urbanizing territories; has published more than 40 scientific papers,co-author of 2 monografs. In a 1993 won J. Soros scholarship on the 'Biodiversity' program. Sergiy is one of initiator and of creation and Director of environmental NGO -The Independent Environmental Safety Services. The huge interest represents his experience of operation of huntings -, and also fish inspector (both in USSR, and on Post -USSR space). But after the graduation from business - school of Ministry of industrial policy of Ukraine on a speciality - the finance and the credit' Sergiy has joined numbers of the businessmen - on a speciality - Internet business. He graduated LEAD programme in 2002, SABIT (US chamber of commerce)internship (environmental business, education, environmental services)2002, Kinship conservation institute (free-market approach to environmental issues), 2003, LEAD-DERRA (GB)internship (Europian environmental policy) 2003-2004. Representative of Marine Physics Corporation MA,USA, in Ukraine (2001). Participant(hydrobiology, fishery) of GEF-UNDP 'Dnipro Basin Environmental Program',2001-2002, local expert (zoology) in the TACIS Program 'Joint river management programme - Pripyat river component',2003. Completed Lead-Defra internship in London in 2004. Now he works as ecological specialist in UNDP-Ukraine Chernobyl recovery and development programme. His hobbies are fishing, hunting, scuba diving and photography

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