Alexey Likhachev

Born on December 23, 1962.

Education:

1985 — Faculty of Radiophysics of N. I. Lobachevsky State University of Gorky majoring in Radiophysics and Electronics.

1998 — Faculty of Economics of N. I. Lobachevsky State University of Nizhny Novgorod majoring in Management.

Scientific work:

1999 — N. I. Lobachevsky State University of Nizhny Novgorod, Candidate of Economic Sciences (dissertation on the topic: “Investment Management in the Context of Market Relations Formation”).

2007 — Russian Foreign Trade Academy, Doctor of Economic Sciences (dissertation on the topic: “Economic Diplomacy of Russia in the Context of Globalization” /Global Economics/).

Author of publications and monographs on the issues of foreign economic policy and economic diplomacy of the Russian Federation, government control of and assistance in developing the foreign economic activity.

Work experience:

1985—1987 — Engineer of Gorky Research and Development Instrument Producing Institute.

1987—1988 — Secretary of VLKSM (All-Union Leninist Young Communist League) Committee of Gorky Research and Development Instrument Producing Institute.

1988—1989 — II Secretary of Gorky VLKSM Gorkom (City Committee).

1989—1990 — I Secretary of Gorky VLKSM Gorkom.

1990—1992 — Secretary of Gorky VLKSM Obkom (Regional Committee).

1992—2000 — Manager of Aval Nizhny Novgorod social industrial insurance company.

2000—2003 — Deputy of the State Duma of the Federal Assembly of the Russian Federation of the III Convocation, member of the RF GD (State Duma) Committee for Economic Policy, Enterprise and Tourism.

2004—2007 — Deputy of the State Duma of the Federal Assembly of the Russian Federation of the IV Convocation, Deputy Chairman of the RF GD Committee for Economic Policy, Enterprise and Tourism.

2007—2008 — Adviser to the Minister of Economic Development of the Russian Federation.

2008—2010 — Head of the Joint Department for Development and Governance of Foreign Economic Relations of the Ministry of Economic Development of the Russian Federation.

July 2010 — Deputy Minister of Economic Development of the Russian Federation.

Professional and social activity:

1990—1993 — Deputy of Gorky Soviet of People’s Deputies;

1997—2000 — Deputy of Nizhny Novgorod City Duma;

1997—2000 — Adviser to the Governor of Nizhny Novgorod Oblast on insurance and investment issues;

2000—2007 — Delegation Member of the State Duma in the permanent delegation of the RF Federal Assembly in the Parliamentary Cooperation Committee “Russia — European Union”;

2000—2007 — Deputy of the Parliamentary Assembly of the Union of Belarus and Russia from the Russian Federation Federal Assembly, member of the Parliamentary Assembly Committee for Economic Policy;

2000—2007 — Member of Delegation of the Russian Federation Government at negotiations on Russia’s accession to the World Trade Organization;

2003—2007 — Chief of the RF State Duma Working Group concerning the issues of government control of foreign economic activity;

presently — Chairman of the Expert Council for Legal Regulation and Intellectual Property Protection under the RF State Duma Committee for Economic Policy, Enterprise and Tourism;

presently — Chairman of the Expert Advisory Council for Foreign and Exterior Russian Investments under the RF State Duma Committee for Economic Policy, Enterprise and Tourism;

presently — Member of the Management Board of the Russian Union of Industrialists and Entrepreneurs.


Functions:

  1. To ensure performance of the Ministry’s functions on formulating the state policy and regulatory affairs on:
    • placing orders for delivery of goods, performance of works and provision of services to satisfy state and municipal needs;
    • forming the Common Economic Space (CES);
    • developing entrepreneurial activities, including medium and small enterprises;
  2. To ensure:
    • coordination of processes on preparing the regulatory background and forming CES institutions, creating conditions for sustainable and efficient development of the CES member states’ economies;
    • introducing a process of negotiations with the member states on the issues of forming CES;
    • coordination of work on preparing integration measures intended to form CES;
    • monitoring and analyzing market conditions and competitive ability, including price formation, price competition, and working out proposals on developing competition on the national markets;
    • Ministry’s participation in formulating the state policy and preparing opinions on draft normative and other acts in the sphere of trade activity of the Russian Federation;
    • Ministry’s participation in formulating the state policy and preparing opinions on draft normative and other acts in the sphere of production and circulation of ethanol, alcoholic, alcohol-containing and tobacco products, disposing of trademarks of alcoholic and alcohol-containing products, as owned by the Russian Federation, and advertising;
    • maintaining the Russian Federation integrated official web-site to distribute information on placing orders to satisfy state and municipal needs;
    • analyzing order placement and state procurement status in the Russian Federation, Russian Federation subjects and procurement of municipal institutions;
    • preparing quarterly reports to the Russian Federation Government and annual holding GOSZAKAZ (government order) all-Russia forum exhibition;
    • forming a federal contractual system, including in the sphere of the government’s defence order;
    • coordination of federal executive bodies’ activities on securing favourable environment for small and medium business entities abroad;
    • Ministry’s participation in the State Boundary Commission’s work;
    • implementing the federal financial program of small and medium business support, and field and regional programs of small and medium business development.
  3. Directly to coordinate and control work of the Department for Competition Development, Department of United Economic Space Formation, and Department of Small and Medium Business.
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