President of the Russian Union of Industrialists and Entrepreneurs.
Graduated from Lomonosov Moscow State University (MSU).
Member of the Russian Academy of Natural Sciences, Member of the Russian Academy of Technological Sciences, Member of the International Informatization Academy, and Member of the International Academy of Economics, Finance and Law. Doctor of Sciences (Economics), professor.
Worked at the USSR Gosplan research institute and the research institute of the State Committee on Labor. Head of laboratories at the Central Economics and Mathematics Institute of the USSR Academy of Sciences. Aide to the USSR Minister of Foreign Affairs, Head of the Directorate of International Economic relations at the USSR Ministry of Foreign Affairs.
From 1991 to 1994, Deputy Chairman of the Government of the Russian Federation, Minister of Labor and Social Security, Minister of Economy; Head of the Russian Agency for International Cooperation and Development. In 1998, appointed Deputy Chairman of the Russian Government for finances and economy.
At various times, Member of the Civic Chamber of the Russian Federation and Member of the State Duma.
Since 2005, President of the Russian Union of Industrialists and Entrepreneurs.
Member of various commissions set up by the President and the Government of Russia.
Member of the boards of directors of a range of large companies.
Recipient of state awards.