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There should be more and more governance at the local level, with greater transparency and accountability.
Governors would do better to fully assume the management of territorial administrations, with the exception of the law-enforcement system.
A mechanism has been created that helps us improve. For now, we may not have the ideal framework for our dream, but the parameters of reform have been set anyway.
Andrei Sharonov joined Moscow School of Management SKOLKOVO in September 2013 as Dean, having left the position of Deputy Mayor of Moscow for Economic Policy in Moscow City Government. Born in 1964 in Ufa, Andrei Sharonov graduated as an engineer from Ufa State Aviation Technical University and as a lawyer from Russian Academy of Public Administration under the President of the Russian Federation; in 1994 obtained his PhD in Social Studies. From 1989 to 1991 a Member of the Soviet Parliament, Congress of People’s deputies of the USSR; till 1996 chaired the Russian Federal Committee (Ministry) on Youth Affairs. In 1996-2007 occupied the positions of Deputy Minister, State Secretary and First Deputy Minister at Economics Development Ministry of Russian Federation. In the period from 2007 till 2010, Managing Director and the Board of Directors’ Chairman for Troika Dialog (Private Investment Company). Board Member for OJSC NOVATEK, ALROSA Group, Bank of Moscow OJSC, OJSC Sovcomflot, MC NefteTransService LLC and JSC Eco-System Management Company. As of December 22, 2010, by appointment of Moscow City Mayor Decree, Andrei Sharonov served at Moscow City Government as Deputy Mayor of Moscow for Economic Policy in charge of budgeting, industrial and city business development, regional rate regulations as well as competition and public retail and procurement policy, trade and services. Since 2012, Andrei Sharonov is heading Executive Committees of Moscow Urban Forum and Open Innovations Forum. Andrei Sharonov received 2009 “Aristos” Awards as “Independent Director” and “Director of the Year”; the Person of the Year in Business Reputation for 2012. Andrei Sharonov was awarded with the Order of Honour and granted the title of “Honoured Economist of Russian Federation”.
Born March 17, 1959 in Moscow. Higher education. Graduated in 1981 from Lomonosov Moscow State University as a Cybernetics Economist. From 1981 to 1986, he worked as an intern researcher and junior research fellow of the Central Economics and Mathematics Institute under the USSR Academy of Sciences. From 1986 to 1990, he was a junior research fellow, a research fellow and a senior research fellow at the Institute of Economics and Forecasting of Scientific and Technical Progress under the USSR Academy of Sciences. From 1990 to 2006, he worked as a senior research fellow and head of the laboratory of the Institute for Economic Forecasting under the Russian Academy of Sciences. From 2006 to 2008, he was Deputy Minister of Economic Development and Trade of the Russian Federation. In 2008, he was appointed Deputy Minister of Economic Development of the Russian Federation. From 2008 to 2012, he was Director of the Department of Economics and Finances under the Government of the Russian Federation. From 2012 to 2013, he was Minister of Economic Development of the Russian Federation. Since June 24, 2013, he has been an Aide to the President of the Russian Federation. He holds the rank of an Active State Counsellor of the Russian Federation, first class. He is a doctor of economic sciences. In 2007, he was awarded the honorary title ‘Honoured Economist of the Russian Federation’. In 2009, he was awarded the Order of Honour. He is married with one son.
Andrey Nikitin was born in Moscow in 1979. In 2001, he graduated from the State University of Management (Moscow). In 2007, he received an EMBA degree of the internationally accredited Stockholm School of Economics. In 2002-2011 he worked at the RUSKOMPOZIT Group, unifying Russian biggest companies in the fiberglass, composites and geosynthetics industries. Andrey Nikitin held different positions at the group, since 2009 he became General Director of «RUSKOMPOZIT Management Company» OJSC. Since July 27th, 2011 he has been working as General Director of a non-profit organization "Agency for Strategic Initiatives" (ASI). The Agency implements comprehensive projects aimed at enhancement of the investment climate, the development of vocational education and supplementary education for children. The ASI also coordinates the National Technology Initiative — a set of measures to create fundamentally new markets. Member of the Presidential Council on Economic Modernization and Innovative Development of Russia. Member of the Presidential Economic Council. Member of the Presidential Commission on State Service and Senior Executives Candidates Pool. Member of the Supervisory Council of the Single-industry Cities Development Fund and the Industry Development Fund. Board member of the Federal Corporation for SME Development. Has a Ph.D. in Economics. Andrey Nikitin was awarded a second-class medal of the Order of Merit for the Motherland He also received a personal note of acknowledgement from the President of the Russian Federation.
Born January 4, 1967, in Bilibino, Magadan Region. 1993: graduated from the Law Faculty of Moscow State University with a degree in jurisprudence. 1984–1985: laboratory assistant at the EKOS Scientific Research Institute. 1985–1987: served in the Soviet Army. 1993: attaché of the Law Department, Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Russian Federation. 1993–1995: senior legal adviser at ALM Consulting. 1995: Director, ALM Law Office. 1997: Head of Department of the State Register of Federal Property, State Committee of the Russian Federation for State Property Management. 1998: Deputy Minister for State Property of the Russian Federation. 1998–2000: Chairman, Russian Federal Property Fund. 2000–2003: Chief of the Government Staff in the rank of Minister. 2003: Aide to the President of the Russian Federation. 2003–2004:Deputy Head of Administration of the President of the Russian Federation. 2004: Aide to the President of the Russian Federation. 2005: Russian Sherpa in the G8. 2008: First Deputy Prime Minister of the Russian Federation. Married with two sons and two daughters.
Alexander N. Shokhin was born 25 December, 1951. Graduated from the Moscow State University in 1974. Doctor of Economics, Professor. Twice, in 1991-1994 and in 1998, Mr. Shokhin held the post of Deputy Prime Minister of the Russian Federation. In 1991-1994 he also held positions of Minister of Labor, Minister of Economics, Chairman of the Russian Agency for International Cooperation and Development. From 1994 to 2002 – Deputy of the State Duma, with the posts of First Vice Chairman of the State Duma, leader of the Duma party bloc 'Our Home is Russia', Head of the Duma Committee on Credit Institutions and Capital Markets. Since 1995 - President of the National Research University – Higher School of Economics. From 2002 to 2006 – Chairman of the Supervisory Board of the Investment Group "Renaissance Capital". From 2005 to 2009 – member of the RF Public Chamber. Since 2005 – President of the Russian Union of Industrialists and Entrepreneurs. Mr. Shokhin is a member of several deliberative bodies under the Russian President and Government. He is also an independent director on the Boards of several companies, including ALROSA, Russian Railways, TMK and others.
Graduated from Moscow State University (Department of Philosophy), Holds a PhD in Political Science from MSU (2008) with an emphasis on History and Theory of Political Science. Worked in the Institute of Mass Political Movements at the Russian-American University (1991-93), the Centre for Political Trends (1993-2003), Institute of Social and Political Research of the Russian Academy of Science (ISPI RAN) (1997-2003), Centre for Social Information ISPI RAN (2003-2006). Since September 2003 has been Director General of the Russian Public Opinion Research Center (VCIOM), where he also heads Expert Council. Valery Fedorov is the member of VCIOM Board of Directors (since 2006), Chief Editor of the "Monitoring. Social and Economic Changes" scientific journal (since 2003), Research Adviser of the Political Science Department at the Financial University under the Government of the Russian Federation (since 2013). Fedorov is awarded the Order of Friendship, Medal of the Order of Merit for Motherland II class; Certificate of Merit for the Active Promotion and Organizing the Presidential Election Campaign from the Central Election Commission of the Russian Federation etc.
Sergey Nikolaevich Katyrin was born in Moscow on October 2, 1954. A graduate of the Moscow Automobile and Road Construction Institute, he also received a degree in business management at the International Business School of the Moscow State Institute of International Relations (MGIMO). Sergey Katyrin took an active part in the establishment and development of the Chamber of Commerce and Industry of the Russian Federation, which held its founding Congress on October 19th, 1991. In 1991 he was appointed director of one of the Chamber's departments. In 1992 he became the CCI of Russia's vice-president and came to sit on the General Board of CCI Russia. Sergey Katyrin was elected President of the Chamber of Commerce and Industry of the Russian Federation at the Chamber’s 6th Congress in March 2011. Sergey Katyrin's range of activity in the capacity of President of CCI Russia includes effective coordination within the national network of chambers of commerce and industry, which incorporates territorial chambers of commerce and industry, associations, and business unions. Establishing productive cooperation with legislative assemblies and executive authorities at both national and regional levels marks yet another area of his daily concern. Sergey Katyrin represents Russia's Chamber of Commerce and Industry in major business unions where he is among the board members. He sits on the government's Commission for the Development of Small and Medium Businesses, is a member of the Public Council for the Development of Small and Medium Businesses, which works under the Chairman of the Federation Council of the Russian Federal Assembly, and has a membership in a number of equally important public and advisory councils. Sergey Katyrin is the Chairman of the Russian chapter of the BRICS Business Council and the First Deputy Chairman of the Russian National Committee for Pacific Economic Cooperation. In addition, he is a member of the Committee of the Chief Executives of CIS Chambers of Commerce and Industry.
Born in Moscow, Russia on 27 August 1979.Graduated from the State University “Higher School of Economics”, Diploma in Economy and Business Administration.Since 1995 in Healthcare and Pharmaceutics.R-Pharm Founder. President of All-Russia Business Association “Delovaya Rossiya” (“Business Russia”), actively participating in the improvement of investment climate in the Russian Federation and the establishment of the regional investment standard.Member of the Economic Council under the President of the Russian Federation.Member of the Presidential Council for Priority National Projects and Demographic Policy.Member of the Expert Council under the Government of the Russian Federation. Member of the Public Chamber of the Russian Federation, Head of Commission on Investment Climate.Representative (public ombudsman) of the Commissioner of the Presidential Council on the protection of the rights of entrepreneurs on issues related to the protection of the rights of foreign investors.Board-member and Co-chairman of Committee of the Russian Union of Industrialists and Entrepreneurs on pharmaceutical and medical industry.Co-Chairman of the National Rating CommitteeMember of the Public Council under the Ministry of Industry and Trade of the Russian Federation (pharmaceutical, medical equipment and technologies).Member of the Supervisory Board of the Autonomous Nonprofit Organization "Agency for Strategic Initiatives".
Born on November 4, 1966 in the city of Chelyabinsk. In 1989 graduated with honors from the Chelyabinsk Polytechnic Institute, specialization in robototronics, diploma qualification in electrical engineering. From 1989 to 1991 has undertaken postgraduate training program at the Department of Engineering Economics of the Chelyabinsk Polytechnic Institute. In 1991 founded a wholesale and retail company engaged in export and import operations. Fluent in spoken English. In 1995-1998 has graduated from the Ural Academy of Public Administration with a degree in law. In 1998 invested in the creation of a manufacturing company. The company designs and manufactures motor control centers, co-author of an invention patent. In 2002 became a founding member of All-Russian Non-Governmental Organization of Small and Medium Business “OPORA RUSSIA”. In 2005 was elected Chairman of the Chelyabinsk regional office of “OPORA RUSSIA”. In 2007 was elected to the Board of “OPORA RUSSIA”. In 2012 was elected first Vice-President of “OPORA RUSSIA” on energy, infrastructure and cluster policy. Since 2013 – member of the Government Commission on Electric Power Development. In 2013 was elected Co-Chairman of the Staff of the Chelyabinsk regional branch of the All-Russian Public Movement “People's Front” for Russia!” Since 2014 – member of the Board of Directors of JSC “ROSSETI” (June 2014), member of the Board of Directors of RAO “UES” (August 2014). October 29, 2014 was elected President of All-Russian Non-Governmental Organization of Small and Medium Business “OPORA RUSSIA” and Non-Profit Partnership “OPORA” Awarded with certificates of acknowledgement of the Presidential Administration, Government of the Russian Federation, Federal Assembly of the Russian Federation, Ministry of Economic Development of the Russian Federation, Governor of the Chelyabinsk Region, Legislative Assembly of the Chelyabinsk region.
Born March 1, 1970 in Maloyaroslavets, Kaluzhskaya oblast. Graduated history department of Kaluiga State Pedagogical University. Worked two years as a history teacher. Served in the military. 1994 – 1996 – headed Fineart-Audit. 1996 – 1997 – chairman of a regional commission on securities. 1997 – 2001 – deputy director of economy and industry department of Kaluzhsky regional government. 2001 – 2004 – first deputy of a state property committee of Kaluzhskaya oblast. 2004 – minister of economic development of Kaluzhsky region. 2004 – 2007 – first deputy of Kaluga mayor, then mayor of Kaluga. 2007 – May 2012 – deputy governor of Kaluzhskaya oblast. May 22, 2012 appointed deputy chief of staff of the Government of the Russian Federation. May 24, 2013 appointed first deputy chief of staff of the Government of the Russian Federation. Married, has two sons.
Vladimir Mau is Doctor of Economics, Professor, PhD, Honored Economist of the Russian Federation. Born on 29 December 1959 in Moscow, he graduated from the Moscow Institute of National Economy in 1981. Since 1991 he participated in the development and implementation of economic reforms in Russia, including working as Advisor to the Chairman of the Russian Government from 1992-1993. From 1997-2002 Mau was the Head of the Working Center for Economic Reforms of the Russian Government. In 2002, he became the Rector of the Academy of National Economy of the Russian Government, and in 2010 the Rector of the newly formed the Russian Presidential Academy of National Economy and Public Administration. Rector Mau is a renowned expert in the field of economic theory, the history of economic thought and national economy. He is the author of 25 monographs, books and textbooks published in Russia and the UK, as well as more than 600 other works. The main results of his research focus on economic history and the history of economic thought in Russia and the USSR; the theory and history of economic policy; economic transformation and economic reforms. Rector Mau is a member of Economic Council of the President of Russian Federation. He is and also a chairman of the Expert Board under the Government Commission for Economic Development and Integration, and member of several governmental commissions and committees.
Born in 1985 in Kostroma. 2007 - Graduated from the Kostroma State Technological University with specialization in economics and management 2012 – Graduated the Russian Academy of National Economy and Public Administration under the President of the Russian Federation with the degree in Sociology of Management. Since 2005 is an expert of the business education department in the Chamber of Commerce of the Kostroma region.In 2007-2008 - he was engaged in entrepreneurial activity.2008 - Head of the All-Russia Public Organization "Business Russia" Regional Information Officer, Executive Director of the Regional Council. Since 2011 – the Vice-President of "Business Russia". Since 2012 acts as the Head of the Central Executive Committee, member of the General and the Coordinating Council.Since 2014 - member of the Expert Council of the Russian Regional Investment Climate Index.Member of various federal government public advisory bodies on business climate and industry development. Project Manager of such projects as: "Investment municipality", "Contract system in action", "History of Russian business."Since 2015 - Director of the RANEPA Center for Development of the Regions.