In 2000, Dmitry Sakharuk graduated with honours from the Kharkiv National University of Internal Affairs (Ukraine) majoring in Law. In 2001, he received a degree of Master of Law in Law Enforcement with honours from the same university. In 2002, he obtained a LL.M degree in International and Comparative Law from the Chicago-Kent College of Law (the USA).
During his employment with DTEK, Dmitry successfully completed the Energy of Leader programme, a joint programme of the London Business School (the UK) and DTEK Academy.
Before joining DTEK, Dmitry Sakharuk worked for Squire, Sanders & Dempsey L.L.P from 2008.
From March 2010, he held the office of the Deputy Head of the Legal Support Division, and in June 2010, he was appointed the Acting Legal Support Director of DTEK. In May 2011, Dmitry Sakharuk was appointed the Legal Support Director of DTEK.
In August 2014, he was appointed the Chief Operating Officer at DTEK Energy, on 10 October 2016, — the Acting Chief Executive Officer of DTEK Energy.
In September 2017 Dmitry Sakharuk was appointed the Chief Executive Officer of DTEK Energy.