Yury Trutnev

Yury Trutnev

Acting Deputy Prime Minister of the Russian Federation and Presidential Plenipotentiary Envoy to the Far Eastern Federal District

Took office in: 18.05.2018

Born on March 1, 1956, in Perm, to a family of oil industry workers. 

1978: graduated from the Perm Polytechnic Institute with a degree in Mining Engineering.

As a student, Mr Trutnev interned with Polaznaneft and Komineft oil companies as an assistant drill-operator and then drill-operator of oil and gas production equipment.

1978: engineer and junior research associate at PermNIPIneft, a design institute developing oil and gas production equipment.

1981-1988: worked at Perm city and regional Young Communist League (YCL) committees and the regional sports committee.

1988: founded and headed the Kontakt physical fitness and recreation association.

1990: CEO of EKS LIMITED Co.

1996: CEO of shareholding company E.K.S. International comprising EKS Group enterprises.

1994: deputy of the Perm regional legislature and Chairman of its Economic Policy and Taxation Committee.

December 1996: elected Perm Mayor.

December 9, 1996: sworn in as Perm Mayor.

December 2000: elected Governor of the Perm Region.

March 9, 2004: appointed Natural Resources Minister.

State awards: Order of Merit (1988) and the Russian Government's Honorary Certificate (2006).

August 31, 2013: Appointed Deputy Prime Minister and Presidential Plenipotentiary Envoy to the Far Eastern Federal District.

Married, with five children.

Holds a 3rd Dan in the Kyokushin karate style and enjoys a variety of sports.