24 25 26
May 2018
22 May
Panel Session


09:30-11:00 Pavilion 3, Amphitheatre

Chief executives from the world’s leading economies will discuss key topics on the global agenda, including issues relating to international trade, investment and infrastructure, financial regulation, transparency and quality management practices, social investment, and employment.

Dr. Hans-Paul Buerkner, Chairman, The Boston Consulting Group
Alexander Shokhin, President, Russian Union of Industrialists and Entrepreneurs
Andrei Belousov, Aide to the President of the Russian Federation
Andrei Bougrov, Vice-President, Interros Company
Jean-Francois Cirelli, President, Vice-Chairman of the Board of Directors, GDF Suez
Ian Colebourne, Managing Partner, Financial Advisory Services, Deloitte CIS
Alexander Dyukov, Chairman of the Management Board, General Director, Gazprom Neft
Erol Kiresepi, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, Santa Farma
Lord Mandelson, Chairman, Global Counsel; European Commissioner for Trade (2004–2008)
Sumit Mazumder, President Designate, Confederation of Indian Industry
Alexey Mordashov, General Director, Severstal
Roger Munnings, Chairman of the Board of Directors, Russo-British Chamber of Commerce; Independent Director, Sistema
Mark Otty, Member of the Global Executive Committee, Area Managing Partner EMEIA, EY
Vasily Titov, First Deputy President and Chairman of the Management Board, VTB Bank
Alexey Uljukaev, Minister of Economic Development of the Russian Federation
David Yakobashvili, President, Orion Nasledie
Vladimir Yakunin, President, Russian Railways
Front row participants:
Artem Kudryavtsev, President, TransTeleCom Company
Yermolai Solzhenitsyn, Director, McKinsey & Company, Russia
Suryo Sulisto, Chairman, Kadin Indonesia
Jean-Pascal Tricoire, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, Schneider Electric


“Humankind must use renewable sources of energy but we also shouldn’t market incomplete and underdeveloped solutions.”

Alexander Dyukov
Chairman of the Management Board, Chief Executive Officer, Gazprom Neft JSC

“Developing infrastructure is a way out of economic stagnation as it needs to grow at a faster rate compared to other sectors of the economy.”

Vladimir Yakunin
President, Russian Railways

“Russia needs a new economic model if income levels are to keep rising. This means less state, more private enterprise, less hydrocarbon dependency, more diverse production. Crucially, a workforce which is already acting almost at full capacity needs to be redeployed in order to add additional value across the Russian economy.”

Lord Mandelson
Chairman, Global Counsel LLP; European Commissioner for Trade (2004—2008)

“Today, trade and international commerce are the best growth drivers that we absolutely need.”

Alexey Mordashov
CEO, Severstal JSC

“Sustainable business is the key to ensuring jobs. So, in order to achieve this, we need a predictable, stable and attractive business-friendly environment both at the national level and globally.”

Erol Kiresepi
Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, Santa Farma