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Alexander Shokhin

Alexander Shokhin

Alexander Shokhin

President, Russian Union of Industrialists and Entrepreneurs

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Biography

President, the National Research University - Higher School of Economics; Head, the Department of Theory and Practice of Interaction between Business and Power, National Research University - Higher School of Economics.

Since 2005 till present - President, the Russian Union of Industrialists and Entrepreneurs.

Since 2004 - Vice-President, the Russian Union of Industrialists and Entrepreneurs (RSPP), Chairman, the Coordinating Council, the Employers’ Unions of Russia (CCEUR).

Since February 2003 - Chairman, the Expert Council at the Federal Commission of Securities Market (FCSM).

2002 to 2005 - Chairman, the Supervisory Board, the Renaissance Capital Investment Group.

In December 1999, he was elected to the third State Duma of the Federal Assembly of the Russian Federation for the Tushinsky electoral district of the city of Moscow as an independent candidate; he was a Member of the People’s Deputy Group, Chairman of the Committee on Credit Organizations and Financial Markets, Member of the Commission for Restructuring, Insolvency (Bankruptcy) and Liquidation of Credit Institutions, Member of the Commission for Public Debt and Foreign Assets of the Russian Federation, Chairman of the Interdepartmental Commission of the Security Council of the Russian Federation for Economic Security, Head of the Russian Parliamentary Delegation to the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe and Vice-Chairman of the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe from Russia.

Since September 1998 - Deputy Prime Minister of the Russian Federation in the cabinet of Primakov, but before the official termination of powers as a deputy, in October, resigned from this post.

Since September 1997 - Chairman, the Faction “Our Home Is Russia”, in December 1998, he abandoned the leadership of the faction, left the faction and movement.

Since December 1995 - Deputy of the second State Duma of the Federal Assembly of the Russian Federation, First Deputy Chairman of the State Duma
  (1996-1997).

In 1995, he was one of the founders of the All-Russian Social and Political Movement “Our Home Is Russia”, was a Deputy Chairman, the Political Council of Our Home Is Russia.

Since 1994 - Deputy Prime Minister of the Russian Federation, Minister of Economy of the Russian Federation.

1993 to 1994 - Chairman, the Russian Agency for International Cooperation and Development.

Since December 1993 - Deputy of the first State Duma of the Federal Assembly of the Russian Federation.

Since November 1991 - Deputy Prime Minister of the Russian Federation, Minister of Labor and Employment.

Since August 1991 - Minister of Labor of the Russian Soviet Federative Socialist Republic.

For a long time, he was engaged in scientific research in the institutes of the State Planning Committee and the USSR Academy of Sciences, worked in the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the USSR.

In 1974, he graduated from the Faculty of Economics of the Lomonosov Moscow State University.

Member of the Commission under the President of the Russian Federation for formation and preparation of the executive candidate pool; Economic Council under the President of the Russian Federation; commissions of the Government of the Russian Federation for administrative reform, legislative activities, high technology and innovations, transport and communication, competition and development of small and medium-sized businesses. Independent Director of the Board of Directors of several companies, including TMK OJSC; Chairman, the National Professional Qualifications Council at the President of the Russian Federation. Full Member of the Russian Academy of Natural Sciences, of the Russian Academy of Technological Sciences, of the International Informatization Academy, of the International Academy of Economics, Finance and Law.

Doctor of Economic Sciences, Professor, Honorary Professor, the Lomonosov Moscow State University.