Lviv City Mayor

Andriy Sadovyi was elected a city mayor on March 26, 2006. Till that time during 1998-2002 he was a deputy and the head of the board of the Lviv City Council Commission of Economic Policy. In 2004, he launched the social organization "Samopomich".

Andriy Ivanovych Sadovyi was born on August 19, 1968 in the city of Lviv. In 1987 he graduated the Lviv Technical School of Radioelectronics. In the following years he got three other degrees. He graduated the Lviv Polytechnic State University, having obtained a degree in Electronic Engineering Technology in 1995, an economic degree in Finance and Credits in 1997. In 1999, he graduated the Academy of State Governance under the auspices of the President of Ukraine, having acquired MA. During 1897-1899, he did military service in the Army of USSR.

His first employment was in 1989: he worked as an adjuster of radioelectronic devices at the "Lvivprylad Manufacturers".

1992-1995 he was a deputy director of the Lviv branch of Social Adaptation of Youth Fund under the auspices of the Cabinet of Ministers of Ukraine.

1997-2005 – Chairman and Head of the Board of joint-stock company Pivden’zakhidelectromerezhbud.
1997-2001 – Head of the Board of the Lviv District Development Fund.

2002-2003 – Director of the Lviv Development Institute that publishes the Ukrainian-wide "Misto" journal.

since 2002 – Head of the Board of the joint-stock company Teleradiocompania Lyiks.
since 2005 – Head of social organization Samopomich.

Andriy Sadovyi has been engaged in social activity since 1997. He is a founder and a Head of a Board of a social organization Lviv Development Institute, Head of the Management Council of Metropolitan Andrey Sheptyts’kyi Art and Culture Fund of Greek Church of Ukraine (2000-2002), member of Ukrainian-Polish Cooperation Capitul. In 2003, he was elected a deputy head of the Mosty na Skhid Institute Council (Poland).  

He is married to Kateryna Kit-Sadova and has five sons: Ivan, Tadey, Mykhailo, Yosyp and Antoniy.