President of the American Chamber of Commerce in Ukraine
Andy Hunder is a native Londoner, who over the past two decades has become a recognised leading specialist in Public Affairs, Communications and Government Relations in Ukraine. On April 15, 2015 Andy was appointed President of the American Chamber of Commerce in Ukraine.
In 1997 Andy was a TV presenter on a leading Ukrainian television channel. For seven years he headed the Public Relations department at Ukrainian Mobile Communications (now Vodafone Ukraine) and in 2004 was appointed External Affairs and Communications manager at GlaxoSmithKline with responsibility for Ukraine, Central Asia, and the Caucasus. He later launched the London office of Ukrainian law firm Magisters and later Sayenko Kharenko, where he also headed the Government Relations practice. The Ukrainian law firms in London served as conduits to service multinational clients investing in Ukraine.
In 2010 Hunder was appointed the director of the Ukrainian Institute in London and was a regular commentator on Ukrainian current affairs in the global media. During 2014 he was interviewed live more than 100 times on top international TV and Radio stations, including the BBC, CNN, Sky News, Bloomberg TV, ITV, Al Jazeera and others. He has spoken on Ukrainian current affairs issues at the Houses of Parliament, House of Lords, Oxford University, London School of Economics and University College London.
Andy studied Philosophy and Theology in Rome, Italy.