Neretin Yuriy Oleksandrovych was born on February 24, 1957 in the city of Chernivtsi to the family of the intelligentsia. The parents were faculty members of different higher and specialized secondary establishments. In 1974, he finished with honors (gold medal) the secondary school in Chernivtsi. The same year, he was admitted to the Bauman Higher Technical School in Moscow. In 1980, he graduated from the School with honors, the specialty- Engineer of Nuclear Power Sources. In 1980, he started his professional activity as a newcomer to the Chernobyl Nuclear Power Plant. While holing different posts, he was an active participant of construction of power units 3, 4, 5 and putting them into operation at the Chernobyl Nuclear Power Plant. Neretin was an active participant in emergency clean-up after the Chernobyl nuclear accident from April 26, 1986. Awarded with a few honors of the Ministry of Power Economy and other state authorities. His name was put into the gold portfolio of Kyiv region. From then on, he is a participant in emergency clean-up after the Chernobyl nuclear accident of category II. Within the period before 1999, he held several executive positions at the Chernobyl Nuclear Power Plant. In 1999, he was appointed Chief Engineer at the plant. Under his direct supervision, works were carried out to achieve reliable and accident-free work of Power Unit 3 at the Chernobyl Nuclear Power Plant. Construction of a few facilities was begun aimed at the decommissioning of the Chernobyl Nuclear Power Plant. Under his guidance, the Chernobyl Nuclear Power Plant industrial boiler house was commissioned. Neretin was a listener of the course read at the Multiregional Academy of Human Recourses Management. After the final shutdown of the Chernobyl Nuclear Power Plant, he was appointed Director of the State Specialized Establishment "Chernobyl NPP". From then on, his business activities are directed at decommissioning the CNPP and transforming the facility "Ukryttya" (Shelter) into the environmentally safe system. In 2002, Neretin Y.O. was elected Deputy of Kyiv Regional Soviet (Council) of People's Deputies of IV convocation at electoral district №9. He was involved in various business activities while holding the post of Vice-Chairman of the Committee on ecology and clean-up after the Chernobyl nuclear accident. In 2004, he took up a post of Deputy Director on capital construction. Under his guidance, vigorous activity is carried out aimed at conversion of the facility "Ukryttya" (Shelter) into the environmentally safe system. The same year (2004), Neretin Y.O. was chosen a corresponding member of the Ukrainian Academy of Sciences in the field of capital construction. Married, has two sons. Can speak Ukrainian, Russian, and English.