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GATILOV Gennadiy Mikhailovich

GATILOV Gennadiy Mikhailovich

Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Russian Federation



Responsible for a broad range of multilateral diplomatic matters related to Russia’s participation in the UN, its specialised agencies for international economic, environmental, and humanitarian cooperation, and human rights, UNESCO-related issues, interstate cooperation in sport, tourism and culture


Born in 1950

1972: graduated from the Moscow State Institute of International Relations (MGIMO) under the Ministry of Foreign Affairs

Fluent in English and Arabic

Since 1972: held various diplomatic posts in the central office of the Foreign Ministry and abroad

1972-1977: Attaché, Third Secretary at the Embassy of the USSR in Egypt

1977-1980: Third Secretary at the Directorate of International Organizations

1980-1984: Second Secretary, First Secretary at the Embassy of the USSR in Jordan

1984-1992: First Secretary, Counsellor, Expert, Division Head at the Directorate of International Organizations

1992-1997: Head of Political Section (Senior Counsellor), Permanent Mission to the UN

1997-1999: Deputy Director of the Department of International Organizations

1999-2004: First Deputy Permanent Representative to the UN

2004-2008: Senior Adviser at the UN Secretary-General’s Executive Office

2008-2011: Director of the Department of International Organizations

Since January 2011: Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs

Participated in the work of General Assembly sessions and other international forums, held the position of Deputy Representative to the UN Security Council

Holds the diplomatic rank of Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary

Awarded the Order of Honour and the Order of Friendship

Married, with a daughter