Petr Aven - Chairman of the Board of Directors of Alfa-Bank, Chairman of the Board of Directors ABH Holdings S.A. of Alfa Group
Petr Aven served as President of Alfa-Bank from 1994 to June 2011. He was responsible for the Bank’s overall strategy and for relations with business and government leaders in Russia and abroad.
Prior to joining the Bank, Petr Aven was Minister of Foreign Economic Relations for the Russian Federation from 1991–1992 and served as Russia’s representative to the G-7.
Aven spent several years at the International Institute for Applied Systems Analysis in Laxenburg, Austria (1989–1991) and prior to that he was a senior researcher at the All-Union Institute for Systems Studies at the USSR Academy of Sciences.
Aven holds a Ph. D. in Economics from Moscow State University (1980).
Petr Aven is a Member of the Supervisory Board of Consortium «Alfa-Group»; Chairman of the Board of Directors of AlfaStrakhovanie.
He is a member of the Board of the Russian Union of Industrialists and Entrepreneurs; member of the Presidium of «Russian International Affairs Council» (RIAC).
He is also a Board member of the Russian Economic School; Member of the Board of Trustees of Lomonosov Moscow State University. Member of President’s Council on International Activities of Yale University (USA).
Member of the Board of Trustees of the Pushkin State Museum of Fine Arts and member of the Board of Trustees of the Russian Geographical Society; Trustee of the Royal Academy of Arts (Great Britain).
He is a professor at State University — Higher School of Economics. Honorary Doctor (Dr.h.c.) of the University of Latvia. Petr Aven is the author of numerous scientific papers and articles on Economic and Trade Issues. Aven often lectures on economic developments in Russia.
He was awarded the Russian Federation Order of Honor and Latvian Order of the Three Stars.
Petr Aven is a passionate supporter of the arts and theatre in Russia, and is a major collector of early twentieth century Russian Art.
Tatyana Bakalchuk - founder and CEO
Graduated from the Moscow State Regional Social and Humanitarian Institute, Faculty of Foreign Languages, specializing in “Teacher of English and German”.
In 2004, Tatyana founded the Wildberries online store from scratch, with a total audience of 92 million customers, the online retailer operates in 17 countries around the world. About 3 million orders are processed daily on Wildberries.
The online platform sells about 200,000 Russian and international brands: from clothing, toys, beauty products, baby food to household appliances and electronics. Wildberries are supplied by 450,000 Russian entrepreneurs and companies, of which over 90% are small businesses. 50% of goods are manufactured in Russia.
Wildberries turnover for 9 months of 2021 grew by 89% year-on-year and reached 538.9 billion rubles. The estimated value of the business, according to Forbes analysts, is $ 13.6 billion.
Wildberries is ranked 2nd in the Forbes rating of the 30 most valuable companies on the Runet. For five years in a row Wildberries has been the largest online store in Russia in terms of online sales, according to data from the Data Insight analytical agency. Ranked 4th in terms of sales among all retailers in the country.
In 2018, Tatyana became the winner of the Veuve Clicquot Business Woman Award and the RBC Entrepreneur of the Year award. In 2019, she was included in the Forbes rating of 15 Businessmen Who Changed Their Ideas of Russia, and in 2020 she took first place in the Women-CEO rating by RBC.
Center for Strategic Research, Lomonosov Moscow State University
Center for Strategic Research, Head of Department «Law&Development»; Lomonosov Moscow State University, Lecturer, Faculty of law, Civil Law Chair; University of Augsburg and University of Vienna, visiting lecturer; executive editor of the «Civil Law Review» journal; Arbitrator in Russian Arbitration Center at the Russian Institute of Modern Arbitration; expert in the FOS Expert Council.
Graduated from the Lomonosov Moscow State University, Faculty of law, Civil Law Chair, in 2004 (Lawyer, specialist), from the Russian School of Private Law in 2006 (Lawyer in private law, magister). There are more than 10 scientific publications, as well as a large number of expert comments in the leading Russian media.
Stanislav Bliznyuk - Chairman of the Tinkoff Bank Management Board, Member of the Board of Directors
Stanislav chairs Tinkoff Bank, he is responsible for the strategic development of all the Tinkoff Group products, business lines and business ecosystem. He has been working in the company for more than 15 years, since its foundation in 2006. During that period, he was serving as COO and also CTO of Tinkoff, was responsible for technological development and innovation and also initiated several Tinkoff business-projects.
At the beginning of the career Stanislav held various positions in banking, including project management at Raiffeisenbank, gained experience in consulting and developed his own business.
He is an Lomonosov Moscow State University top graduate, has a master’s degree in mathematics and economics. Now he is studying Executive MBA program at London Business School.
Ministry of Finance of the Russian Federation
Ivan Chebeskov - Head of Financial Policy Department, Ministry of Finance of the Russian Federation.
Ivan worked as analyst/associate in Constellation Energy (2003-2006), Equity Sales Manager (2006-2009) and COO (2013-2016) in UBS Investment Bank. He was also serving as VTB Bank Vice President and held other managerial positions in the companies of VTB Group (2017 – 2020).
From February 2020 to the present time – the Head of Financial Policy Department, Ministry of Finance of the Russian Federation.
He graduated from Texas A&M University – Bachelor of Science with honors, Nuclear Engineering, CFA Institute and University of Chicago Booth School of Business, Executive MBA Program with high honors.
Bank of Russia
1995: graduated from the Department of Law of the Lomonosov Moscow State University with a degree in jurisprudence.
1995–1996: 2nd Category Economist, 1st Category Economist, Lead Economist in the Foreign Exchange Regulation Division of the Bank of Russia Main Division for Foreign Exchange Regulation and Control.
1996–1997: Lead Economist in the Foreign Exchange Regulation Division, Chief Economist in the Division for Foreign Exchange Control of Capital Operations of the Bank of Russia’s Foreign Exchange Regulation and Control Department.
1997–1999: Deputy Head of the Division for Foreign Exchange Control of Capital Operations — Head of Section in the Bank of Russia’s Foreign Exchange Regulation and Control Department.
1999–2000: Head of the Foreign Exchange Operations Analysis Division of the Bank of Russia’s Foreign Exchange Regulation Department.
2000–2002: Deputy Director of the Bank of Russia’s Foreign Exchange Regulation Department.
2002–2004: Deputy Director of the Bank of Russia’s Foreign Exchange Regulation and Control Department.
2004–2011: Deputy Director of the Bank of Russia’s Banking Regulation and Supervision Department.
2011–2013: Director of the Bank of Russia’s Financial Stability Department.
September 2013 — 2 March 2014: First Deputy Head of the Bank of Russia’s Financial Markets Service.
Since 28 February 2014: Deputy Governor of the Bank of Russia.
Member of the Bank of Russia Board of Directors (since 10 October 2018).
Ministry of Digital Development, Communications and Mass Media of the Russian Federation
Dmitry Dubynin - Ministry of Digital Affairs of Russia
Director of the Digital Identification Technology Development Department
In 2007 he graduated from the Omsk State Technical University with a degree in Computing Machines, Complexes, Systems and Networks with the qualification of an engineer.
He started his career in the Office of the Government of the Omsk Region where until 2013 he held the position of deputy head of the department of the Ministry of Industrial Policy, Communications and Innovative Technologies of the Omsk Region.
From 2013 to 2018, he worked in the Ministry of Communications of the Russian Federation in different positions including the Deputy Director of the Information Coordination. During this period, he was responsible for the direction of coordination and methodological support for the informatization of federal executive bodies.
In 2018 he moved to the Bank of Russia. In 2020, he was appointed Deputy Director of the Financial Technologies Department of the Bank of Russia. He was directly involved in the development of the Unified Biometric System, a remote identification mechanism, in the launch of a project for piloting the digital profile infrastructure and in the implementation of other projects of the Bank of Russia in the field of financial technologies.
Since September 2021, he took office as Director of the Digital Identification Technology Development Department of the Ministry of Digital Affairs of Russia
Artem Fedorko - Deputy General Director JSC «DOM.RF», Chairman of the Board of JSC «Bank DOM.RF».
In 2004 graduated from the G.V. Plekhanov Russian Academy of Economic, qualification: economist-mathematician, specializing in mathematical methods and operations research in economics.
In 2003 completed an additional professional program: International Diploma in Management at the Commercial Institute of the city of Nancy - Higher School of Management.
In 2007-2015 held various positions at Morgan Stanley Bank LLC, most recently as CEO and Board Member.
In 2015 joined the team of the Financial Institute of Housing Sector Development as Deputy CEO.
Supervises projects in the field of mortgage: development of a mechanism for refinancing mortgage loans by issuing mortgage-backed bonds guaranteed by DOM.RF.
In February 2018 headed DOM.RF Bank JSC. In accordance with the instruction of the President of the Russian Federation an authorized bank in the field of housing construction was created on the basis of DOM.RF Bank.
Since 2020 has been developing infrastructure bonds. The tool allows to finance the road, engineering and social infrastructure of the city.
Pays significant attention to human resource development projects in the industry. Free training programs are created with the involvement of the best specialists on the market. In 2019, together with Voronezh State University, a free master's program «Banking support of contracts» was launched. In 2020 the annual all-Russian educational program «Project.F» was launched to train specialists in the field of project financing.
Ekaterina Frolovicheva - General Director of Atomize LLC
Since 2021, he has been managing Atomize, an information system operator and digital financial asset exchange operator.
From 2013 to 2020, she held the positions of Managing Director of the Center for Technological Innovation and Director of the Digital Innovation Department at Sberbank, Gazprombank JSC and VTB PJSC. She was responsible for the adaptation of new technologies, models and tools for working with the bank's clients, as well as integration with API-based partners, automation of internal processes and modernization of systems using the best IT practices.
She has worked both with established technology companies and with startups. Previously (from 2006 to 2013), she headed the software development center for enterprise systems and computing complexes at IBM.
From 2002 to 2004 - held various positions in oilfield service companies.
Tyumen-Polis Insurance Company Limited
Georgiy Gorshkov - Financial expert, entrepreneur
In 1997 graduated with honors from the Academy of National Economy under the Government of the Russian Federation with a degree in management.
In 1998-1999 continued his studies and received MBA degree at Imperial College Management School in London. In 2003 became a Candidate of Economic Sciences.
In 1994-2003, together with partners, participated during the creation of two innovative startups: one of the leading translation agencies with elements of machine translation technology, and the first direct mail marketing agency in Russia, which turned into a successful BTL operator in 10 years. Georgiy was a co-founder responsible for the strategy and business development of the company, as well as for the successful sale of the company to a group of international investors.
Since 2004 worked at CJSC Russian Standard Bank in a position of Senior Vice President, Marketing Department Director and guided the entire range of issues related to the development and promotion of new retail products.
Since October 2007 Georgiy Gorshkov has worked in the VTB Group, being a member of the Board of VTB24, and also took a direct part into two financial startups – the creation of Leto Bank and the creation of Pochta Bank.
In 2021 Georgiy Gorshkov was appointed as CEO of Tyumen-Polis Insurance Company LLC. As of December 2021 Georgiy Gorshkov owns 55% of the company's shares, another 45% belongs to Kordex LLC, a subsidiary of VTB Bank.
Georgiy Gorshkov worked on the supervisory boards and boards of directors of Rosbank, Multicarta processing company, VTB Insurance Company, VTB non-state pension fund. Georgiy is the winner (runner-up) of the Ernst&Young Entrepreneur of the Year 2003 competition, as well as the best commercial banking director according to the Kommersant edition in 2019 and 2020.
Herman Gref - CEO, Chairman of the Executive Board of Sberbank
Herman Gref was born on February 8, 1964 in Panfilovo, Ertis District, Pavlodar Region, Kazakh SSR.
In 1990, he graduated from the Law Faculty of Omsk State University named after F. Dostoevsky majoring in Law; 1993 – postgraduate studies in the Law Department of St. Petersburg State University; 2011 – PhD in Economics Candidate of Sciences (PhD) in Economics.
In 1991-1992, he was a category 1 legal counsel to the Economic Development and Property Committee of the Administration of Petrodvorets and St. Petersburg.
In 1992, he was appointed Head of Petrodvorets District Agency, Committee for City Property Management, St. Petersburg Mayor's Office.
In 1992-1994, he was Chairman of the Property Management Committee and Deputy Head of the Administration for the town of Petrodvorets.
In 1994, he was appointed Deputy Chairman and, later, First Deputy Chairman of the Committee for City Property Management, St Petersburg Mayor’s Office.
In 1997–1998, he was Vice Governor, Chairman of the Municipal Property Committee, St. Petersburg Mayor's Office.
In 1998–2000, he served as the First Deputy Minister of State Property of the Russian Federation.
In 2000–2007, he was Minister of Economic Development and Trade of the Russian Federation.
Since November 2007, he has been the CEO and Chairman of the Executive Board of Sberbank.
For outstanding achievements in banking and personal contribution to the development of Sberbank, Mr. Gref has been awarded the Gold Seal of Sberbank.
Bank of Russia
1990: graduated from the Lomonosov Moscow State University.
Candidate of Juridical Sciences (1994); Doctor of Juridical Sciences (2016).
Author of over 80 publications on the theory of law and financial regulation, including tutorials and monographs.
1984–1985: Assembly Mechanic at the Gorky Institute Salyut, Gorky.
1985–1990: student at the the Lomonosov Moscow State University, Moscow.
1990–1991: Legal Advisor (contractor) at the Leisure Centre of the Oktyabrsky District, Moscow.
1991: Legal Team Leader at the International Association of Parliamentarians, Moscow.
1991–1992: Assistant to the Chairman of the Council of the Union of the USSR Supreme Council, Moscow.
1992–1994: Planning Team Leader, Deputy Chief of the Parliamentarianism Section at the Parliamentary Centre of the Russian Federation, Moscow.
1995–1997: Deputy Head of Section, Head of Section in the Banking Legislation Division of the Legal Department at the Bank of Russia, Moscow.
1997–1998: Deputy Head of the Division for Legal Support of Banking Operations of the Bank of Russia’s Legal Department, Moscow.
1998–2002: Deputy Director — Head of the Division for Legal Support of Banking Operations of the Bank of Russia’s Legal Department, Moscow.
2002–2014: Deputy Director of the Bank of Russia’s Legal Department, Moscow.
Since 2014: Director of the Bank of Russia’s Legal Department, Moscow.
Member of the Bank of Russia Board of Directors (since 10 October 2018).
He holds the title of Honoured Lawyer of the Russian Federation; the medal of the Order ‘For Merit to the Fatherland’ 2nd class; awards of the Federation Council and the State Duma of the Federal Assembly of the Russian Federation; and awards of Russian ministries. Themis Award winner.
Andrey Kostin - President and Chairman of VTB Bank Management Board, Member of the Supervisory Council, Chairman of the Strategy and Corporate Governance Committee.
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).
Distributed Ledger Systems LLS
Igor Kuzmichev - CEO, Distributed Ledger Systems LLS
Igor Kuzmichev is responsible for the development of the Russian blockchain platform Masterchain and services based on it. The Distributed Ledger Systems LLS was founded in April 2021 by the Russian FinTech Association and major Russian financial companies: VTB, Gazprombank, Promsvyazbank, the Moscow Exchange and the National Payment Card System. The Distributed Ledger Systems’ mission is to build blockchain services for the Russian market on. Distributed Ledger Systems operates the Russian blockchain platform Masterchain. There are financial services on the platform: for accounting of electronic mortgage bonds and for issuing digital bank guarantees.
Igor has been working in IT-industry for more than 18 years. He managed over 40 projects on creating information systems. Igor has an experience of working with the key clients, including Bank of Russia and Rosatom. Before moving to the Distributed Ledger Systems, he worked as the commercial director of Waves Enterprise – the developer of the blockchain platform of the same name. And even earlier – for seven years he held executive positions in the NEOLANT group of companies, that offers engineering and IT-solutions in support of plant management for nuclear and power generation industries. Igor was the CEO of the subsidiary company NEOLANT Tenax for five years.
In 2005, Igor graduated from the Department of Applied Mathematics and Technical Physics at Moscow State Industrial University, majoring in manufacturing process automatization. In 2021 Igor got a master’s degree in intellectual property management at Bauman University.
Bank of Russia
1996: graduated from the Moscow State Institute of Radio Engineering, Electronics and Automation (Moscow Technological University).
1991–1996: Software Expert, Diasoft.
1996–2004: Expert at the IT department, International Moscow Bank.
2004–2005: Senior Consultant at Business Consulting Services, IBM.
2005–2007: Manager / Senior Manager at the Consulting Department, Deloitte.
2005–2007: Manager / Senior Manager at the Consulting Department, Deloitte.
2008–2020: Project Manager / Project Director at the Finance Department, Head of the Corporate Data Management Directorate, Head of Reporting and MIS at the Finance Department, Chief Data Officer at Finance, Sberbank of Russia.
Since 12 January 2021: Director of the Data Governance Department, Bank of Russia.
Federal Service for State Registration, Cadastre and Cartography
Elena Martynova - Deputy Head of the Federal Service for State Registration, Cadastre and Cartography (Rosreestr)
Elena Martynova was born in 1984 in Moscow.
In 2006 she graduated from the Financial University under the Government of the Russian Federation with a degree in Finance and Credit.
In 2016 she graduated from the Senior Executive Program on Improving Business Process Efficiency in Columbia University.
In 2017 she received an international qualification in corporate governance, risk and compliance in the University of Manchester.
In 2019 she completed a professional development program in the field of personal data protection (GDPR) in the Business Risk Center.
Since 2006 she worked as an auditor at Ernst & Young, since 2008 she was responsible for consulting projects at Ernst & Young (CIS) BV.
From 2012 to 2020 she held executive positions at OJSC TNK-BP Management and PJSC NK Rosneft.
In June 2020 she was appointed to the position of Advisor to the Head of the Federal Service for State Registration, Cadastre and Cartography (Rosreestr).
By the order of the Prime Minister of the Russian Federation dated July 14, 2020 No. 1822-r, she was appointed Deputy Head of the Federal Service for State Registration, Cadastre and Cartography (Rosreestr).
At Rosreestr she is responsible for strategic development, digital transformation and international cooperation.
Active State Adviser of the Russian Federation, 3rd class.
Was born in 1979.
State University - Higher School of Economics - graduated in 2002.
Qualification: Master of Management
Specialty: Management State University - Higher School of Economics - graduated in 2000.
Qualification: Bachelor of Management
First deputy CEO
Member of the Management Board of Ingosstrakh
Deals with improving IT and online technologies, increasing the innovative activity of the company's business.
2011 UniCredit Bank
Director of the Organizational Department
Retail Sales Director
2008 Internet Development Center
2000 RAO "UES of Russia"
Various leadership positions related
with the reforms of the electric power industry in Russia
Self-Regulatory Organization “Microlending & Development”
Elman O. Mekhtiyev
Born in Baku
Graduated secondary school #6 (1982)
Graduated Moscow State University named after Lomonossov, department of philosophy (1987)
Certified Six Sigma Black Belt (2003)
Dec, 2018 – till now – Self-Regulatory Organization “Microlending & Development” (SRO MiR) / Chairman of the Board
Dec, 2018 – till now – National Association of Professional Collection Agencies / President
Oct, 2015 till Nov, 2018 – Association of Russian Banks / Executive Vice-President
Oct, 2014 till Oct, 2015 – Association of Russian Banks / Advisor to the President
Oct, 2007 till Feb, 2014 – GE Money Bank / Head of Business Development Department*
Oct, 2006 – Oct, 2007 – GE Money Bank / Head of partnership Programs Department;
Jan, 2006 – Oct, 2006 – GE Money Bank / Executive Director for Retail Sales and Emerging Regions;
Jul, 2005 – Jan, 2006 – GE Money Bank / Integration Leader
*(Dec, 2008 – Feb, 2014 – member of JSC GE Money Bank Management Board)
Apr, 2004 – Jul, 2005 – GE Healthcare Service and Business Development manager for Russia.
Jun, 2003 – Apr, 2004 – GE Healthcare Technical Operations Manager for Russia, CIS and EE:
Oct, 2001 – Jun, 2003 - GE Medical Systems EE, Russia and CIS Service Six Sigma Black Belt:
Apr, 1998 – Oct, 2001 – GE Medical Systems Country Service Manager for Russia and CIS, General Director for GE-VNIIEM JV:
Nov, 1994 – Apr, 1998 – Samsung Electronics / National Service manager for Russia, CIS and Baltics.
Deputy head of Consumers Protection Experts’ Board of Russian Central Bank (2014 – till now)
Member of Financial Literacy Experts’ Board of Russian Central Bank (2020 – till now)
Member of Board of Directors for Association of Russian Association for Financial Literacy ( 2019 – till now)
Bank of Russia
1986: graduated from the Department of Economics of the Lomonosov Moscow State University.
1991–1992: Chief Specialist in the Directorate on Economic Reform of the Standing Committee of the USSR Scientific and Industrial Union Board, Moscow.
1992–1994: Chief Specialist, Consultant in the Economic Policy Directorate of the Russian Union of Industrialists and Entrepreneurs.
1994–1994: Advisor at the Expert Institute of the Russian Union of Industrialists and Entrepreneurs.
1994–1995: Deputy Head of the Economic Reform Department — Head of the Division for State Regulation of Economy at the Ministry of Economy of the Russian Federation.
1995–1996: Deputy Head of the Economic Reform Department at the Ministry of Economy of the Russian Federation.
1996–1997: Head of the Economic Reform Department at the Ministry of Economy of the Russian Federation; Member of the Ministry’s Board.
1997–1998: Deputy Minister of Economy of the Russian Federation.
1998–1999: Deputy Chairperson of Promtorgbank’s Management Board.
1999–1999: Executive Director of the Eurasian Ratings Service.
1999–2000: Vice President of the Centre for Strategic Research.
2000–2003: First Deputy Minister of Economic Development and Trade of the Russian Federation.
2003–2005: President of the Centre for Strategic Research.
2005–2007: Head of the Expert Council of the Organising Committee for Russia’s Presidency of the G8 in 2006; Research Team Head at the Centre for Strategic Research.
From 24 September 2007: Minister of Economic Development and Trade of the Russian Federation.
From 12 May 2008: Minister of Economic Development of the Russian Federation.
May 2012—June 2013: Aide to the President of the Russian Federation.
From June 2013: Governor of the Bank of Russia.
Member of the Bank of Russia Board of Directors according to Article 15 of the Federal Law ‘On the Central Bank of the Russian Federation (Bank of Russia)’.
Vahe Ovasapyan - СEO of Ozon Financial Services
Vahe took the helm of financial product development at Ozon in late 2019, where he and his team work to improve the company's financial services.
From 2017-2019, Vahe worked at Yandex as the head of its experimental projects group, which was responsible for the corporate development of the company's business initiatives. Prior to that, Vahe spent six years at Goldman Sachs, where he rose from an intern in the bank's department of investment analysis to Senior Associate on the CEEMEA (Central and Eastern Europe, Middle East and Africa) Metals & Mining team.
He holds a master's degree from the International College of Economics and Finance at the Higher School of Economics in Moscow.
Anatoly Pechatnikov - Deputy President and Chairman of Management Board
Anatoly Yurievich Pechatnikov was born in 1969.
In 1992, he graduated from the Moscow Engineering Physics Institute with a degree in “Automation and Electronics of Physical Installations" and International Financial Banking School of Moscow
In banking since 1993.
1998 - 2000 - JSC Agency for Housing Mortgage Lending.
2000 - 2003 - JSC DeltaCredit Bank, Deputy President and Chairman of the Management Board, Head of the Lending Department.
In 2003, he headed the Mortgage and Consumer Lending Department of VTB Bank.
In 2006, he joined VTB24 as Senior Vice President, Director of the Mortgage Lending Department.
In 2006, he became a member of the VTB24 Management Board.
In 2010, he was appointed Deputy President and Chairman of the VTB24 Management Board.
Since July 2017 - Deputy President and Chairman of the VTB Management Board.
Anatoly Yu. Pechatnikov supervises the RB - Retail Business GBL.
Bank of Russia
Olga Polyakova - Deputy Governor of the Bank of Russia
1995: graduated from the Ordzhonikidze State Academy of Management with a degree in economics.
She was awarded the Certificates of Honour of the Government of the Russian Federation and the Bank of Russia, the decoration ‘For Honourable Service at the Bank of Russia’, and holds other official awards.
1988–2000: various positions at public and commercial banks.
2000: joined the Bank of Russia.
2005–2009: Advisor to the Bank of Russia’s Chief Auditor.
2009: appointed to the post of Deputy Director of the Bank of Russia’s Internal Audit and Inspection Department.
2011–2014: Director of the Bank of Russia’s Internal Auditing Department.
December 2014 — 15 December 2016: Head of the Bank of Russia Main Branch for the Central Federal District.
Since 16 December 2016: Deputy Governor of the Bank of Russia.
Total work experience in the banking system — 28 years, including 17 years at the Bank of Russia.
Member of the Bank of Russia Board of Directors (since 24 November 2021).
VTB Capital Investment Management
Vladimir is responsible for strategic and operational development of VTB Capital Investments.
The business unit VTB Capital Investments is a single platform that renders a full range of investment services for all types of investors – retail, wealthy private clients, local and international institutional investors.
In July 2010 Vladimir joined VTB Capital Investment Management as the Global Head of the Portfolio Management business. He became CEO, VTB Capital Investment Management in 2013. His active work has enabled VTB Capital Investment Management to take first place among the largest in terms of assets Russian management companies in Expert RA’s 1Q2019 rating. Before joining the firm, he had been working for more than seven years at Troika Dialog as a partner and lead portfolio manager.
Vladimir obtained his MBA degree with honours at the University of Chicago Booth School of Business. He also graduated with honours from the Higher School of Economics in Moscow and the People’s University of China in Beijing. Moreover, he is a Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) and is FFMS 1.0, 5.0 certified. Vladimir is a certified coach at the International NeuroLeadership Institute.
Reserve Bank of India
Shri T. Rabi Sankar - Deputy Governor, Reserve Bank of India
Shri T. Rabi Sankar, a career central banker joined the Bank in 1990 and has worked in various positions in Reserve Bank of India. His current areas of responsibility include reserves management, public debt management, payment systems, IT infrastructure, currency management and foreign exchange management.
Shri Sankar has served as an IMF Consultant (2005-11) on developing Government bond markets and debt management. He has represented RBI on international forums like Bank for International Settlements and various internal and external expert committees and working groups.
Shri Sankar has a Master of Philosophy in Economics from the Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi.
Boris Rabinovich, Candidate of Science Engineering
Sber’s CDO, Senior Executive Director of SberData, Sberbank
Boris Rabinovich graduated from Bauman University in 2005. In 2008, he defended a thesis on information technology of complex information processing within a logical and analytics system based on enhanced semantic networks to receive a Candidate of Science Engineering degree at the Institute of Informatics Problems, the Russian Academy of Sciences. He is the author of over 20 scientific publications in telecom, IT and scientific magazines.
Since June 2019, he has been leading SberData, a Sber’s department responsible for the development and maintenance of the Data Factory platform, delivery of data, development of Data Governance processes and AI transformation of the Technology Block.
From 2016-2018 Boris led the BI & BigData Department of Sberbank-Technologies. In 2008- 2016 he worked at the Technology Integration Department of Deloitte & Touche. There he was involved in the projects of establishing corporate data warehouses, reporting systems, cross sales, shared services centers, IT audit, etc. for various industries. Until 2008 Boris worked as a consultant in Russian companies implementing billing and CRM systems for telecom operators and was involved in the development of analytics systems for various state oranizations.
Ministry of Digital Development, Communications and Mass Media
Maksut Shadayev - Minister of Digital Development, Communications and Mass Media of the Russian Federation
Maksut Shadayev was born in 1979. From 1999 to 2004 he held senior positions in the companies engaged in ICTs. He began his career in IBS Group Holding where he headed the Division of Business Development and then worked as the Executive Director of Business Development.
In 2004 he was appointed Advisor to the Minister of Information Technologies and Communications of the Russian Federation later taking the office of the Director General of the Department of State Programs, Infrastructure Development and Usage of Limited Resource.
In 2008 he was appointed Assistant to the Head of the Presidential Executive Office and took charge of the Presidential Council for the Development of the Information Society. In 2009 he joined the Management Personnel Pool under the patronage of the President of the Russian Federation.
In 2012 he was appointed Advisor to the Chairman of the State Duma of the Russian Federation.
In 2014 he took the office of the Minister of Public Administration, Information Technologies and Communications of the Moscow Region. In 2016 he was appointed deputy chairman of the Government of the Moscow Region.
In 2018 as Vice President of JSC «Rostelecom» he took charge of the company’s digital platforms and from February 2019 took the office of JSC «RT-Labs» CEO.
On February 21, 2020 he was appointed Minister of Digital Development, Communications and Mass Media of the Russian Federation.
Bank of Russia
Olga Skorobogatova - First Deputy Governor of the Bank of Russia
1990: graduated with honours from the Plekhanov Moscow Institute of the National Economy.
1995: Graduated from California State University, Hayward (USA).
МВА in management and economy.
In 2016, she was awarded the medal of the Order ‘For Merit to the Fatherland’ 2nd class.
1990–1992: Engineer, Senior Specialist at the firm Customs Terminal in the system of the USSR Customs Committee of the All-Union Foreign Economic Association Vneshterminalcomplex.
1992–1993: Chief Specialist, acting Head of the Marketing, Lending and Exchange Operations Section of the Foreign Exchange Division at Joint-Stock Commercial Bank of Intersectoral Integration.
1993–1998: Deputy Head of the Foreign Trade Section, Director of the Foreign Exchange Division, Deputy Director of the Customer Operations Department at Regional Joint-Stock Commercial Bank Moskva.
1998–2003: Director of the Settlements Department at Joint-Stock Commercial Bank Avtobank.
2003–2007: Director of the Retail Business Development Department, Director of the Operations and Cash Services Directorate, Director of the Remote Service and Bank Card Operations Directorate, Director of the Retail Service Directorate, Director of the IT Directorate at Joint-Stock Commercial Bank Rosbank.
2007–2014: Deputy Chairperson of the Management Board, Member of the Management Board, Chairperson of the Banking and Information Technology Committee at JSCB Rosbank, Société Générale Group.
2009–2014: Chairperson of the Board of Directors at NBCI United Settlement System.
2014–2017: Deputy Governor of the Bank of Russia.
Since 1 September 2017: First Deputy Governor of the Bank of Russia.
Member of the Bank of Russia Board of Directors (since 24 November 2021).
Independent financial advisor
Natalia has been in financial industry for over 15 year. She owns her own IFA business since 2008 and her online financial education school Numberoneschool.ru since 2019 with over 2000 students. She is the Global financial planning awards winner (2015, 2016 and 2018) and her YouTube channel “Smirnova Capital” was included in the top financial channels in Russia by Forbes Russia. Natalia is a member of the private investors’ protection Council by The Central Bank of Russia.
Prior to starting a business, Natalia had been working for one of the largest brokerage companies in Russia. She holds a Master’s degree of the Moscow technical university.
UC Digital Cultures Lab, UCLA
Ramesh Srinivasan has been a faculty member at the University of California at Los Angeles in the Information Research and Design and Media Arts Departments since 2005.
He is the founder of the University of California's Digital Culture Lab, which offers a unique, people-centered analysis of emerging technologies operating on every continent and in dozens of countries around the world.
The laboratory explores the means by which new media technologies affect business, economy, culture, politics, work, and the environment in collaboration with global partners. He explores the future of algorithms, artificial intelligence, automation, and cryptocurrencies.
He holds degrees from Stanford (Bachelor of Engineering), Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MSc) Media Lab, and Harvard (Ph.D.).
R. Srinivassan's book Beyond the Valley was ranked among the top ten technology books of 2019 according to Forbes.
Ramesh appears frequently on NPR, The Young Turks, MSNBC, BBC, CNN, and other major media networks. His articles and interviews have appeared in the Washington Post, Wired, The Economist, Quartz, Financial Times, CNN, Forbes, New York Times, Los Angeles Times, and other newspapers.
In February 2021, Ramesh was quoted in an article by Thomas Friedman in the New York Times. Mr Friedman echoed Ramesh's suggestion that America urgently needs to adopt a digital bill of rights that "strikes the right balance between free speech and algorithms that spread hate speech and blatantly false information from unrecognized sources."
Russian Agricultural Bank
Dmitriy Tarasov, born in Moscow on September 14, 1962
1986 he graduated from MIREA, Russian technological university with a degree in elastomer technology.
2002 he graduated from Financial University under the Government of the Russian Federation with a degree in banking
2000-2011 worked as managing director for strategic planning at Sberbank
2011-2014 worked in the Department for Strategy and Development at Sberbank
2014-2015 Director of the Department for Strategy at Russian Agricultural Bank
2015-2019 Project Director at Frank Research Group
Since 2020 Head of the Center for macroeconomic and regional analysis and forecasting
at Russian Agricultural Bank
Nikolai Vasev was born on July 20, 1981, in Perm in a family of engineers.
In 1998, Nikolai graduated from high school and entered Perm State Technical University at the Faculty of Electrical Engineering, specializing in systems engineering. In his second year at the University, he started working as an engineer at the Faculty of Electrical Engineering.
From 2003 to 2010 Nikolai was employed with SUN InBev company, where he grew from a business development specialist up to a national distributor manager.
2010-2011 — Head of the direct sales project in VipmelCom, Kazakhstan.
2011 — National Distributor Manager at Nestlé.
2011-2018 — Head of the Corporate Business in Sberbank.
During this period Nikolai oversaw creating an Online Partner System for the Bank's real estate partners, arranged the entire scope of interaction with partners, and a partnership vertical for interacting with developers and real estate agencies throughout Russia.
Since 2015 Nikolai has held the position of the CEO of Sberbank's subsidiary — Sberbank Real Estate Center, which operates under the Domclick brand.
The project is aimed at creating a technological service allowing quick and safe online real estate transactions. After 2 years of Nikolai’s management the company paid off the investments and showed profitability.
Since 2016 — Head of the mortgage business of Sberbank.
The work of mortgage lending managers has been completely reformatted and automated. A CRM system has been developed and implemented.
In addition to the main Domсlick service, the services of Electronic Registration, Secure Settlement, and Price Analysis were created for purchasing Sberbank-mortgaged real estate, which services were used by over 2 million customers. Domсlick was the first in Russia to implement approval of a real estate object by an online bank. As of now, Domсlick is in the top 3 real estate sites in Russia.
In 2018, Nikolai graduated from the Graduate School of Business at Stanford University.
In 2019, under the leadership of Nikolai, Domсlick became a service for solving the entire scope of real estate issues and entered the top of the most visited real estate resources in Russia.
In October 2020, Nikolai Vasev was awarded the title of Vice President of Sberbank.
Vladimir Verkhoshinskiy - Chief Executive Officer of Alfa-Bank, Member of the Board of Directors of Alfa Group
Mr. Verkhoshinskiy was appointed Chief Executive Officer of Alfa-Bank on August 1, 2018.
Prior to that Mr. Verkhoshinskiy held various positions at VTB Group. From 2009 to 2011 Mr. Verkhoshinskiy worked at VTB Bank as Vice President and Head of Corporate Development and Strategy Department. In January 2012 Mr. Verkhoshinskiy joined Bank of Moscow where he held the position of Deputy President and -Chairman of the Management Board being responsible for development of retail and small business, mortgage lending and private banking services. In May 2016, due to the merger of VTB Bank and Bank of Moscow, Mr. Verkhoshinskiy transferred back to VTB Bank as Head of Retail Business being Member of VTB Bank Management Board.
Mr. Verkhoshinskiy also worked at Citibank (Moscow), VR Capital investment fund and McKinsey&Co.
Mr. Verkhoshinskiy graduated with honors from the Financial Academy under the Government of the Russian Federation and holds a Master of Business Administration and a Public Management Program degrees from Stanford University (USA).
Association of Banks of Russia
Aleksey Voylukov - Vice President
Association of Banks of Russia
Aleksey Voylukov was born on December 22, 1974 in Krasnoyarsk.
He graduated from the Moscow State Institute of Steel and Alloys in 1997 and the State University of Management in 2000 with a degree in Financial Management.
In 2008, he completed his MBA program with the "Strategic Corporate Reengineering and Financial Management" specialization at the Plekhanov Russian Academy of Economics.
In 2009, he passed the professional retraining under the "Bank Top Manager" program at the Russian Academy of National Economy under the Government of the Russian Federation.
Aleksey Voylukov worked in the Bank of Russia corporate system from 1998 to 2017. He started his career as a first category economist, then worked as a leading economist, chief economist, head of the Consolidated and Analytical Work Department, deputy head of the Consolidated Economic Department.
Since 2008, he worked as a managing director of the office No. 1 of the Moscow Main Territorial Branch of the Central Bank of the Russian Federation.
In June 2011, he was transferred to the position of the Head of the Krasnodar Regional Division of the Central Bank of the Russian Federation. From May 2014 to August 2015, he headed the Southern Main Branch of the Bank of Russia.
From September 2015 to October 2017: Deputy Director of the Cash Circulation Department of the Bank of Russia.
Since November 2017: Vice President of the Association of Banks of Russia.
Oleg Vyugin - Chairman of the Supervisory Board of Moscow Exchange, Chairman of the Board of Directors of SFI, member of the Board of Directors of Unipro, Professor in the Faculty of Economic Sciences at the HSE University.
Holds positions in the governing bodies of NAUFOR (Chairman of the Board of Directors), the Center for Strategic Research Foundation (member of the Foundation Board), and the National Council for Corporate Governance (member of the Presidium).
During his career, Mr. Viyugin held a variety of senior positions in government and the private sector, including First Deputy Finance Minister, First Deputy Governor of the Central Bank of Russia, Head of the Federal Financial Markets Service, Executive Vice President at Troika Dialog Investment Company, Senior Advisor for Russia and CIS at Morgan Stanley Bank, and Chairman of the Board of Directors at MDM Bank.
He graduated from Lomonosov Moscow State University, Faculty of Mechanics and Mathematics. He holds a PhD in Physics and Mathematics. Author of more than 20 research papers and publications on the theory of probability and macroeconomic modelling. Holds the title of Honoured Economist of the Russian Federation.
Federal Service for Supervision in the Sphere of Telecom, Information Technologies and Mass Communications
Milosh Wagner - Deputy Head of Roskomnadzor
In 2002 graduated from the Physics Department of Lomonosov Moscow State University.
Until 2009 worked in commercial companies.
Since 2009 - Department of the Development of the Digital Governance Infrastructure of the Ministry of Digital Development, Communications and Mass Media of the Russian Federation.
Since 2012 - Presidential Directorate for the Development of Information and Communication Technology and Communication Infrastructure.
On May 19, 2020 he was appointed Deputy Head of the Federal Service for Supervision in the Sphere of Telecom, Information Technologies and Mass Communications (Roskomnadzor).
In the position of Deputy Head of Roskomnadzor, he oversees the Department of the protection the Rights of personal data subjects.
Federation Council of the Federal Assembly of the Russian Federation
Nikolay Zhuravlev - Deputy Chairman of the Federation Council of the Federal Assembly of the Russian Federation
Date of Birth: September 1, 1976
Education: Financial Academy under the Government of the Russian Federation with a degree in finance and credit, having received the qualification of an economist.
N.A. Zhuravlev is awarded:
Work and political activity
November 2019 - present - Deputy Chairman of the Federation Council.
September 2019 - November 2019 - Chairman of the Federation Council Committee on Budget and Financial Markets.
October 2016 - September 2019 - First Deputy Chairman of the Federation Council Committee on Budget and Financial Markets.
July 2013 - October 2016 - Deputy Chairman of the Federation Council Committee on Budget and Financial Markets.
July 2013 - present - Member of the National Financial Council.
As such, N.A. Zhuravlev takes part in solving issues of regulation of the banking system of the Russian Federation, state monetary policy, currency regulation, as well as control over the activities of the Bank of Russia.
January 2010 - May 2011 - First Deputy Chairman of the Kostroma Regional Duma.