Before being appointed in April of 2016 to the post of Deputy Prime Minister for European and Euro-Atlantic integration, she was a Member of the Ukrainian Parliament, served as a First Deputy Chairperson of Foreign Affairs Committee and led Ukraine’s Parliamentary Delegation to NATO PA.
In 2011 Ms. Klympush-Tsintsadze headed the Yalta European Strategy – an independent international network promoting the development of fair, democratic and prosperous Ukraine and supporting reforms necessary for Ukraine’s European integration.
Since October 2007, Ms. Klympush-Tsintsadze worked as a Deputy Director of Programs, and later – as a Director of the International Charity Organization “Open Ukraine Foundation”. She worked on strategic planning and operational implementation of Foundation`s programs, focusing on support Ukraine’s international cooperation, public diplomacy, country’s positive image promotion, international security dialogue.
For 5 years (2002-2007) Mrs. Klympush-Tsintsadze was the Radio BBC Ukrainian Service correspondent in the USA (Washington D.C.) and in the Caucasus (Tbilisi).