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President’s Control Directorate

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NAME: KONSTANTIN ANATOLYEVICH CHUYCHENKO

BORN: 12 July 1965 in Lipetsk

EDUCATION: Mr Chuychenko graduated the Law Department, Leningrad State University, in 1987.

CAREER: *Mr Chuychenko was an intern and investigator for the Prosecutor’s Office in Leningrad, Kalininskii District from 1987 to 1989.  *He served as an officer in the Security Services from 1989 to 1992.  *Mr Chuychenko was the Managing Director at Interioraudit De Faria and T (JSC) from 1992 to 1994.  *He was a Member of the St Petersburg International Bar Association from 1994 to 2001.  *Mr Chuychenko was Head of Gazprom’s Legal Department from 2001 to 2008.  *He served as a member of Gazprom’s Board of Director’s from 2002 to 2008.

MISCELLANEOUS: *Married to Kristina Tikhonova.  *Chair, Gazprom Media.  *Co-Director RosUkrEnergo.  *Elected to Supervisory Board @ Sibneft in 2005.  *Former classmate and friend of President Dmitry Medvedev.  *The Control Directorate was seen as a tool of the Yeltsin Administration in the late 90s to deal with his political opponents especially in its organisation of anti-corruption initiatives and audits of regional legislatures. *The position has often been used as a springboard for higher office.

Written by Nina Jobe

September 2, 2009 at 10:36 PM

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