Since 2002 VTB Bank: President and Chairman of the Management Board, Member of the Supervisory Council. 1996 Vnesheconombank: appointed Chairman by presidential executive order; term in office extended in 1999 for another three years. 1995 National Reserve Bank: elected First Deputy Chairman. 1993 – 1995 Imperial Bank: Deputy Head of Foreign Investment Department. 1979 – 1992 Diplomatic service at the USSR Consulate General in Australia (1979-1982) and Embassy to the UK (1985-1990). 1956 Born in Moscow. Education: 1979: Moscow State University. Degree: Economics. Major: Teaching political economy. Degree: PhD in Economics (Decision No. 10 of the Dissertation Council, Finance Academy of the Russian Government dated 28 June 2001). Awards: Orders For Merit to the Fatherland (2nd, 3rd and 4th classes); Order of Honour; Order of Merit (France); Received a Presidential Letter of Appreciation for his great contribution to the development of the national economy, the strengthening of Russia's position in the global oil and gas industry and his successful efforts to improve the investment climate in the Russian Federation (2017); Certificate of Appreciation from the Government of the Russian Federation for Professional and Public Achievements (2016); Presidential Certificate of Honour for contributions to the socio-economic development of the Russian Federation, professional achievements, civic engagement, and many years of dedicated service (2015); Letter of Gratitude of the Russian Government for significant personal contributions to the development of the Russian banking system and many years of hard work (2006); Russian Government Certificate of Honour for significant personal contributions to the development of the Russian banking system and many years of hard work (2001); Russian Government Certificate of Honour for significant personal contributions to the development of foreign banking activity in Russia (1998). Hobbies: Theater, arts, alpine skiing.