Alexander Novak

Minister of Energy of the Russian Federation

Born on August 23, 1971, in Avdeyevka, Donetsk Region, Ukrainian Soviet Socialist Republic.

Education

1993

Graduated from Norilsk Industrial Institute with a degree in Economics and Management in the Steel Industry.

2009

Graduated from Lomonosov Moscow State University with a degree in Management.

Professional experience

1988–1997

Hydrometallurgy machine operator, 1st grade; technician, assistant engineer for labour efficiency and wages, economic expert, finance office head of the accounts department, Zavenyagin Steel Combine, Norilsk.

1997–1999

Department head, board head, deputy director for economics, Zavenyagin Steel Combine, Norilsk.

1999–2000

Deputy director for economics/board head, deputy director for personnel/board head, Norilsk Mining Company Transpolar Branch.

2000–2002

Norilsk Deputy Mayor for economics and finance, Norilsk First Deputy Mayor.

2002–2007

Deputy Governor of the Krasnoyarsk Territory in charge of the Central Finance Board of the territorial administration.

2007–2008

First Deputy Governor and Prime Minister of the Krasnoyarsk Territory.

2008–2012

Deputy Minister of Finance.

Since 2012

Appointed Minister of Energy by Presidential Executive Order.

Member of the Gazprom Board of Directors since 2015.