World-Class Russian Education!

The goal of Project 5-100 is to maximize the competitive position of a group of leading Russian universities in the global research and education market.


Andrei Volkov

Deputy Chairman of the Council

Director of SKOLKOVO Institute for Public Strategy

1984 – Graduated from the Moscow Institute of Engineering and Physics (now National Research Nuclear University MEPhI).

Doctor of Engineering.

Worked in various research and educational institutions of the USSR and Russian Federation.

2002-2005 – 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.  

A leading expert in higher education in Russia.

Led a group of experts from the G8 countries in Russian initiatives on higher education and was actively involved in the development of modernization programs for Russian higher education.

2006-2013 – Dean of the Moscow School of Management SKOLKOVO.