GF 2017 Experts

Veronika Nikishina

Veronika Nikishina

Member of the Board, Minister for Trade, Eurasian Economic Commission

Biography

Since 2016 - Member of the Board (Minister) for Trade, the Eurasian Economic Commission.

She supervises a number of spheres critical for the Eurasian Economic Union, such as the customs-tariff and non-tariff regulation, preferential trade regime with third countries (FTAs), the use of the protective measures by the Eurasian Economic Union.

She worked as Assistant to the First Deputy Prime Minister of the Russian Federation.

She held managerial positions at the Ministry of Economic Development of the Russian Federation; was Deputy Director, the Department of Trade Negotiations; headed the Department of the American Countries and the Department for Coordination, Development and Management of Foreign Economic Activities.

Candidate of Economics.