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President of RUIE headed the “Global Energy”, Non-profit Partnership’s Board of Trustees

President of the Russian Union of Industrialists and Entrepreneurs Alexander Shokhin headed the “Global Energy”, Non-profit Partnership’s Board of Trustees, having become its Chairman.

As a reminder, according to the Global Energy Prize`s statute, the Partnership`s Board of Trustees is responsible for the general management of the process governing nomination and conferment of the Prize. Members of the Board of Trustees do not participate in the nomination of the Prize candidates but are entitled to inspect and analyze submitted works and provide recommendations with respect to the list of nominated individuals.

The Board of Trustees of the “Global Energy”, Non-profit Partnership also includes: Alexander Novak, Russian Minister of Energy, Alexey Miller, Chairman of the Board of PJSC Gazprom, Andrey Murov, Chairman of the Board of PJSC FGC UES, Arkady Dvorkovich, Deputy Prime Minister of Russia, Vladimir Bogdanov, Director General of OJSC “Surgutneftegas”, Igor Sechin, Chairman of the Board, President of OJSC NC “Rosneft”, Mikhail Gorbachev, President of Gorbachev Foundation, Oleg Budargin, Director General of PJSC “Russian Grids” and Sergey Kirienko, Director General of “Rosatom”.

“- The main function of the Board of Trustees is to organize the body`s work and contribute to the elaboration of reconciled solutions. Over the long history of the “Global Energy” project, we have had the full understanding with the members of the Board of Trustees. I am confident that Alexander Shokhin`s professional experience will benefit our joint work.” – declares the “Global Energy”, Non-profit Partnership`s President Igor Lobovsky. – “By the way, there is an interesting fact: Arkady Volsky, the predecessor of Alexander Shokhin as a president of the RUIE was included in the first composition of the Board”.

Nowadays Alexander Shokhin is a member of the Commission under the President of Russian Federation on the formation and training of managerial personnel reserve, of Economic Council under the President of the Russian Federation, of the Government Commission on Administrative Reform, on legislative activities and on High Technology and Innovation, transport and communication, on competition and development of small and medium-sized businesses. He is an Independent Director of the Board of Directors of several companies, including OJSC “TMK” and a Chairman of the National Council of the Presidential Council for Vocational Qualifications.

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