Yuriy Kulba graduated from Bauman Moscow Higher Technical School with degree in Energy Machines and Installations.
After graduation in 1984, he was accepted to the position of Reactor Operator at Zaporizhzhia NPP Reactor Department. He worked at all the stages of operational management at Operations Department, from the Reactor Department Shift Supervisor to the Deputy Technical Director for Operations – Operations Department Head.
In September 2011, he was appointed to the position of Zaporizhzhia NPP Deputy Chief Engineer for Operations. In 2016, he worked as Acting Chief Engineer (First Deputy General Manager) and Acting General Manager of Zaporizhzhia NPP.
By the Order of the State Enterprise “NNEGC “Energoatom”, dated April 02, 2020, the temporary duty of Zaporizhzhia NPP General Manager was devolved to Yuriy Kulba.