Andrei Volkov
Dean, Moscow School of Management Skolkovo

Andrei Volkov has been working as Dean of the Moscow School of Management Skolkovo since its founding in 2006.

He is one of the leading experts in the sphere of higher education in Russia. While working as an Advisor to the Education and Science Minister, he was the leader of the expert team that prepared the program for developing Russia’s higher education system and led a group of experts from the G8 countries on Russia’s initiatives in education.

Prior to joining Skolkovo, Mr Volkov worked as Vice Rector at the Academy of National Economy under the Government of the Russian Federation, where, among other activities, he developed and managed several educational programs for top executives from the largest Russian state companies, as well as for the Central Bank and the Industry and Energy Ministry.
From 1991-2002, Mr Volkov worked at the Togliatti Academy of Management.

He graduated from the Moscow Institute of Engineering and Physics (MIFI), and has a PhD in Engineering Sciences.