In 1997 graduated from the Institute of Oriental Studies and International Relations "Kharkiv Collegium," and in 2001, from the Ukrainian Academy of Public Administration under the President of Ukraine.
During 1997–2007, he was on diplomatic service on various positions at the Law and Treaties Department, Consular Directorate General and EU Directorate General of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Ukraine, Administration of the President of Ukraine, the OSCE Mission in Croatia, and in 2002, the Council of Europe Mission in Kosovo.
In 2008, Mr. Triukhan has established Coordinating Bureau for European and Euro-Atlantic Integration within the Secretariat of the Cabinet of Ministers of Ukraine, and was the bureau's director till 2010.
He participated in a number of negotiations on adjustment of certain legal problems in Ukraine's relations with other countries, and was a member of the Ukrainian delegation on the talks with the EU on conclusion of the Association Agreement.
In 2010 and 2011, Mr. Triukhan served as Ambassador-at-large in the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Ukraine, during 2011–2013, - partner of IMG Partners attorneys at law company, and from September to December 2013, - head of the Foreign Economic Department in the Ministry of Agrarian Policy and Food of Ukraine.
Awards: Certificate of Honor from the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Ukraine (2007) and Certificate of Honor from the Cabinet of Ministers of Ukraine (2009).
Vadym Triukhan is author of over 100 publications on international law, eurointegration and politics.