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Maksim Sokolov

Maksim Sokolov

Maksim Sokolov

Minister of Transport of the Russian Federation

Biography

1987–1989: Conscripted to the armed forces.

1991: Graduated with honours from the Economics Department of St Petersburg State University.

PhD (Economics).

1991–1993: Lecturer at the Economics Department, St Petersburg State University.

1992–1999: Director General of Rossiya.

1999–2004: Director General of Corporation S.

2004–2009: Chairman of the Committee for Investment and Strategic Projects for the city of St Petersburg.

2009: Member of the St Petersburg Government; Chairman of the Committee for Economic Development, Industrial Policy and Trade.

2009– May 2012: Director of the Government Department of Industry and Infrastructure.   

May 21, 2012: Appointed Minister of Transport of the Russian Federation by Presidential Executive Order.