Oleksii Shkuratov is Deputy Minister of Education and Science of Ukraine for European Integration.
In 2007, he graduated from the Tavria State Agrotechnical Academy. In 2011 until 2019, he was a Senior Researcher, Head of the Laboratory, Head of the Department, Deputy Director for Scientific Work and Innovative Development of the Institute of Agroecology and Nature Management of the National Academy of Agrarian Sciences of Ukraine.
He is author of more than 150 scientific papers, including 8 monographs, 65 articles in specialized scientific publications, 11 articles in publications indexed by Scopus and Web of Sciences. He has the Award of the President of Ukraine for young scientists (2017) and is scholarship holder of the Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine for the most talented young scientists (2018, 2019). In 2016, he defended his thesis for the degree of Doctor of Economic Sciences. And in 2019, he became one of the youngest professors in economics in Ukraine.