In 2002, he graduated from Donetsk National University majoring in International Economy (with honours). Mr Selischev received diplomas under the Power of Knowledge programme, jointly run by the Kyiv Mohyla Business School (Ukraine) and DTEK Academy, and the Energy of Leader programme, jointly run by the London Business School (United Kingdom) and DTEK Academy.
He is a member of the Association of Certified Chartered Accountants (ACCA).
Alexander Selischev started his career in 2001 as an economist at SCM, where he participated in projects aiming to develop mining and energy companies.
Since 2005, he has been working for DTEK as manager and department head at the Business Strategy and Development Division. In August 2014, he was appointed the Head of the Business Strategy and Development Division at DTEK.