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Arkady Dvorkovich

FIDE President

Arkady Dvorkovich was born on March 26, 1972 in Moscow.

In 1994 graduated from Moscow State University with a Master degree in economics.

1994-1997 – worked as an expert in the Expert Group of Russia’s Ministry of Finance.

1997-2000 - Head of the Economic Expert Group of Russia’s Ministry of Finance.

Since August of 2000 – Adviser of the Minister of Economic Development and Trade.

Since 2001 - Deputy Minister of Economic Development and Trade.

Since April of 2004 - Head of the Presidential Experts’ Directorate of the Presidential Executive Office.

Since May 13, 2008 - Aide to the President.

From May 13, 2008 to May, 21 2012 served as an aide to the President of the Russian Federation.

On December 31, 2009 according to the decree of the President Dmitry Medvedev entered the working group for creation of a detached territorial complex for research and development and further commercialization of the results.

On May 21, 2012 he was appointed the Deputy Prime-Minister of the Russian Federation.

May 2018 – appointed co-chair of the Skolkovo Foundation Сouncil.

In September 2018, he was appointed to a government commission on modernising Russia’s economy and innovative development. The same month, he was appointed Chair of the Skolkovo Foundation.

Arkady Dvorkovich serves on Boards of MISiS National Institute of Science and Technology (Chairman), Polytechnic Museum in Moscow. Starting from 2018 he is the President of FIDE.