Mr. Nikolay Kosov

Mr. Nikolay Kosov
Chairman of the Board, International Investment Bank

Nikolay Kosov was born on June 30, 1955, in Moscow. In 1977, he graduated from the Moscow State Institute of International Relations, majoring in International Relations. In 2000, he graduated from the Finance Academy under the Government of the Russian Federation, majoring in Global Economy. He has a PhD in Economics.

For his contribution to the development of the financial and banking system of the Russian Federation, Mr. Kosov was awarded with the 4th degree Order «For Merit to the Fatherland», Order of Honor, and Medals of the Order «For Merit to the Fatherland» of the 1st and the 2nd degree. He has also been honoured with the Acknowledgment of the President of the Russian Federation numerous times and was awarded with the badge of honor of the Leader of the Russian Economy.

Mr. Kosov is a member of the Commission of the Russian Federation for UNESCO. He is also a member of the Russian Public Committee for the celebration of the 70th anniversary of the United Nations in the Russian Federation.

Nikolay Kosov is married, has a son, two grandsons and a granddaughter. His hobbies include philately, art, ecology and environmental protection.

1977−1992 Assistant, Senior Assistant, Attaché, the Third, the Second and then the First Secretary, Counselor of the USSR Embassy, Adviser at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the USSR.

1992−1993 Assistant to the Vice President of the Russian Federation in the Administration of the President of the Russian Federation.

1993−1998 First Deputy, then CEO of Automobile All-Russia Alliance, member of the Board of Directors of AvtoVAZ.

1998−2007 First Deputy of the Chairman of Vnesheconombank of the USSR.

2007−2012 Member of the Board of the State Corporation ‘Bank for Development and Foreign Economic Affairs (Vnesheconombank)’ – First Deputy Chairman of Vnesheconombank. During this period, he also sat on the boards of directors of a number of leading Russian state-owned banks and companies.

Since 2010 Member of the Board of Directors of the Russo-British Chamber of Commerce.

Since Sep 2012 Chairman of the Board of the International Investment Bank.