Dmitry obtained his LL.M. degree with distinction from Tilburg University, the Netherlands, in International Business Law. In his Master thesis he researched on compulsory licensing of patents. He also attended the Summer School on European Business Law at Heinrich Heine University, Germany and completed an intensive training on social innovation and entrepreneurship from the Social Innovation School in Eastern Europe. He got his initial training as a lawyer in Ukraine.
Before joining HiiL Dmitry practiced law in a Dutch law firm providing legal support to science-backed, technological industries like pharmaceutical and clinical trials. Dmitry also worked as a lawyer in Ukrainian multinational companies for several years.