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.


Herman Gref

Member of the Council

CEO, Chairman of the Executive Board of Sberbank of Russia

1990 – Graduated from F. M. Dostoyevsky Omsk State University with a degree in Law, completed postgraduate studies in the Law Department at St. Petersburg State University in 1993.

Ph.D. in Economics.

Worked in the St. Petersburg City Administration.

1997-1998 – Vice Governor and Chairman of the Committee for City Property Management, St. Petersburg Mayor's Office.

1998-2000 – First Deputy Minister of State Property of the Russian Federation.

2000-2007  – Minister of Economic Development and Trade of the Russian Federation.

Since November 2007, he has been CEO and Chairman of the Executive Board of Sberbank.