President of Interros private investment company, President - Chairman of the Management Board of the MMC Norilsk Nickel, Deputy Chairman of the RIOU Board of Trustees.
President of "Interros" Private Investment Company, President - Chairman of the Management Board of the MMC Norilsk Nickel, Deputy Chairman of the RIOU Board of Trustees
Born on 3 January 1961 in Moscow
1983: graduated from the Moscow State Institute of International Relations, specialising in international economy
1983–1990: USSR Ministry of Foreign Trade
1990: became President of the Interros Foreign Trade Association
1992–1993: Vice-President and then President of the Joint Stock Commercial Bank "International Company for Finance and Investments" (MFK)
1993: became President of the United Export Import Bank (UNEXIM BANK)
14 August 1996-17 March 1997: appointed the First Deputy Prime Minister of the Russian Federation Government. Supervised economic issues and coordinated the work of the Ministry of Economy of the Russian Federation; the State Antimonopoly Committee of the Russian Federation; the State Committee of the Russian Federation on Management of State Property; the Russian Fund of Federal Property; the Federal Department for Insolvency; the Federal Commission for the Securities Market; and the Federal Commission of the Russian Federation for Energy.
Also headed 20 federal and governmental commissions, including the Governmental Commission on Financial and Credit Policy; the Governmental Commission on Improvement of Payment and Settlement System; the Interagency Commission on Cooperation with Financial and Economic Organizations; and the "Group of Seven".
While working for the Government of Russia, he wa also Russia's manager at the International Bank for Reconstruction and Development (IBRD) and the Multilateral Investment Guarantee Agency.
May 1997-: President of UNEXIM BANK
26 May 1998-: President and Chairman of the Board of Directors of Interros (following the reorganisation of UNEXIM – MFK-Renaissance Group)
Member of the Public Chamber of the Russian Federation
Chairman of the commission for the development of charity and NGO legislation
Member of the Scientific and Advisory Council at the Office of the Prosecutor General of the Russian Federation
Chairman of the National Council on Corporate Governance
Member of the Social Council at the Ministry of Defence of Russia
Member of the Russian Union of Industrialists and Entrepreneurs (Employers) Bureau
Member of the presidium of the Presidential Council for the Development of Physical Culture and Sport, Excellence in Sports, and the Preparation and Execution of the 2014 XXII Olympic Winter Games and XI Paralympic Winter Games in Sochi
December 2001-: member of the Board of Trustees of the Solomon R. Guggenheim Foundation (New York)
June 2002-: Chairman of the Board of Directors of the Hermitage – Guggenheim Charitable Foundation
April 2003: elected Chairman of the Board of Trustees of the State Hermitage
May 2006: member of the Board of Trustees of The Moscow State Institute of International Relations (MGIMO-University)
Honours and awards:
The government's memorial medal: 850th Anniversary of Moscow
Russian Orthodox Church orders: the Order of St. Prince Vladimir Equal-to-the-Apostles, Third and Second Degree; the Order of St. Sergius of Radonezh, Third and Second Degree; The Order of the Holy Prince Daniel of Moscow, Second Degree
September 2002: presented with a commemorative award for philanthropy and charity from the Russian Ministry of Education
2003: became a laureate of the International Foundation for the Unity of Orthodox Christian Nations' Award
January 2007: honoured by the French Ministry of Culture and Communications with the title of Officer in the Order of Arts and Letters
August 2007: awarded with the Order of Merit for the Motherland, IVth degree, by the decree of the President of the Russian Federation Vladimir Putin for active participation in the successful promotion of the Sochi bid for the Sochi 2014 Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games