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Pankin Aleksandr Anatolievitch

Pankin Aleksandr Anatolievitch

Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Russian Federation

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Responsible for issues related to Eurasian integration and economic cooperation.

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Born in 1963.

1985: graduated from the Moscow State Institute of International Relations (MGIMO University) under the Ministry of Foreign Affairs.

Fluent in English and Hungarian.

Since 1985: gained extensive experience working both in the Ministry’s central office and abroad.

2001-2005: Senior Adviser with Russia’s Permanent Mission to the UN and other international organisations in Geneva.

2005-2010: Deputy Director of the Department of International Organisations at the Foreign Ministry.

2010-2014: First Deputy Director of Russia’s Permanent Mission to the UN in New York.

2014-2017: Director of the Department of International Organisations at the Foreign Ministry.

Since 2016: member of the Foreign Ministry Collegium.

Since October 2017: Deputy Foreign Minister.

Awards: letters of acknowledgement from the President and the Government of the Russian Federation and departmental awards.

Holds the diplomatic rank of Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary, First Class (conferred on August 15, 2013).

Married, with a daughter.