Alexey Komissarov

Provost, Russian Academy of Sciences; Professor, Russian Presidential Academy of National Economy andPublic Administration (RANEPA)

1994: Graduated from Moscow State Automobile and Road Technical University – MADI with an Engineer’s Degree in Automobile Maintenance and Repairs.2003: Obtained an MBA Degree at Kingston University, UK.2009: Lecturer in Entrepreneurship, a course in a joint MBA program of Kingston University and The Russian Presidential Academy of National Economy and Public Administration.In 2010 founded a business incubator at the InCube of the Russian Presidential Academy of National Economy and Public Administration.2010: Winner of the Russian stage of Ernst & Young’s "Entrepreneur of the Year» international contest under the heading "Industrial Production".February 2011: Appointed by Mayor’s executive order Head of Moscow Department of Support for Small and Medium-Sized Business.June 2011: Appointed by Mayor’s executive order Head of Moscow Science, Industrial Policy and Entrepreneurship Department.In 2013 received an Honorary Doctorate from Kingston University (UK) for his outstanding contribution to the development of entrepreneurship.September 17, 2013: Appointed Moscow Government Minister and Head of Moscow Science, Industrial Policy and Entrepreneurship Department.August 29, 2014: Appointed as Adviser to Moscow Mayor.March 2015: Alexey headed Zimin chair for entrepreneurial leadership at the Moscow School of Management SKOLKOVO.March 24, 2015: In the result of direct competitive selection organized by Russian Ministry of Industry and Trade together with Agency for Strategic Initiatives Alexey was elected as Director of Industrial Development Fund.