Russian Government Commissions

The Russian Government Commission on Competition and Development of Small and Medium-sized Businesses

Chairman of the Commission on Small and Medium-Sized Businesses

The Commission is a permanent body, established to coordinate the activity of agencies of executive power and cooperation with representatives of the business community in drafting proposals linked with the implementation of the state policy in the sphere of promoting small and medium-sized business.

The Commission primarily examines and drafts proposals on the following issues:

- implementing the decisions of the Russian Federation's President and Government in the sphere of promoting small and medium-sized businesses in the Russian Federation;

- stipulating state-support measures for small and medium-sized businesses in the Russian Federation and boosting the effectiveness of such measures;

-boosting the effectiveness of federal bodies executive authority and bodies of executive authority of the Russian Federation's constituent entities to control and monitor entrepreneurial activity;

- promoting small and medium-sized businesses in specific spheres, including science and technology, industry, healthcare and social services, education, housing and municipal utilities, construction and agriculture;

- other measures aiming to promote small and medium-sized businesses. 

 Members of the Government Commission on Competition and Development of Small and Medium-Sized Businesses

Igor Shuvalov - First Deputy Prime Minister (Chairman of the Commission);

Igor Artemyev - Head of the Federal Antimonopoly Service (Deputy Chairman of the Commission);

Andrei Belousov - Minister of Economic Development (Deputy Chairman of the Commission);

Sergei Borisov - President of the OPORA Russia national organisation for small  and medium business (Deputy Chairman of the Commission, external advisor);

Alexei Abramov - Assistant to First Deputy Prime Minister Igor Shuvalov (Executive Secretary of the Commission);

Mikhail Abyzov - Minister of the Russian Federation;

Ali Alkhanov - Deputy Minister of Justice;

Alexander Galushka - President of Delovaya Rossiya (external advisor);

Lyubov Yeltsova - Deputy Minister of Labour and Social Security;

Leonid Kazinets - Chairman of the Board of Directors of the Barkli Corporation (external advisor);

Sergey Katyrin - President of the Russian Chamber of Commerce and Industry (external advisor);

Mikhail Kopeikin - Member of the Board, Deputy Chairman of the State Corporation Bank for Development and Foreign Economic Affairs (Vnesheconombank);

Andrei Korkunov - Vice President of the OPORA Russia public organisation for small and medium business, Chairman of the Board of Ankor Bank Sberezheniy (external advisor);

Dmitry Livanov - Minister of Education and Science;

Leonid Melamed - CEO of the Composite Holding Company (external advisor);

Rustam Minnikhanov - President of the Republic of Tatarstan;

Mikhail Mishustin - Head of the Federal Tax Service;

Gleb Nikitin - Deputy Minister of Industry and Trade;

Sergei Novikov - Head of the Federal Tariff Service;

Valery Okulov - Deputy Minister of Transport;

Gennady Onishchenko - Head of the Federal Service for the Oversight of Consumer Protection and Welfare;

Svetlana Orlova - Deputy Chairman of the Federation Council (external advisor);

Alexander Petrikov - State Secretary, Deputy Minister of Agriculture;

Vladimir Plotnikov - President of the Association of Farming Communities and Agricultural Cooperatives of Russia (external advisor);

Igor Rudensky - Chairman of the State Duma Committee on Economic Policy, Innovation and Entrepreneurship Development  (external advisor);

Denis Sverdlov - Deputy Minister of Communications and Mass Media;

Alexei Simanovsky - First Deputy Chairman of the Bank of Russia (external advisor);

Veronika Skvortsova - Minister of Healthcare;

Yuri Udaltsov - Director for Innovative Development, Rusnano (external advisor);

Pavel Fyodorov - Deputy Minister of Energy;

Andrei Sharonov - Deputy Moscow Mayor for Economic Policy;

Sergei Shatalov - State Secretary, Deputy Minister of Finance;

Alexander Shokhin - President of the Russian Union of Industrialists and Entrepreneurs (external advisor);

Dmitry Yanin - Chairman of the Board of the Union of Public Associations the International Confederation of Consumer Societies (external advisor).