NAME: ALEXANDER DMITRIEVICH ZHUKOV
BORN: 1 June 1956 in Moscow.
EDUCATION: *Mr Zhukov graduated from Moscow State University in 1978, with a degree in Economics and Mathematics. *He later studied at Harvard Business School in 1991.
CAREER: *Mr Zhukov was Head of Department, Ministry of Finance, State Duma from 1978 to 1990. *He held the position of Vice-President, VAO ATEX from 1991 to 1993. *He held the position of Chairman, Committee on Budget and Taxes, State Duma of Russia from 1997-2004.
MISCELLANEOUS: *Long viewed as a liberal democrat, Mr Zhukov switched to United Russia shortly after the Duma Elections in December 2003. He was rewarded with the post of Deputy Prime Minister a few months later. *Speaks English. *Married, one daughter. *Earned .3 million roubles in 2002, 2 million roubles in 2006, 3.5 million roubles in 2008, and 3.7 million roubles in 2009.
SUBORDINATES: *Mr Zhukov’s portfolio includes national projects, art, culture, tourism, and sports, as well as Sochi 2014.