Russian Government Commissions

Commission on Administrative Reform

Chairman of the Government Commission on Administrative Reform

The Commission is a coordinating agency set up to ensure the attainment of priority objectives of the administrative reform. 

The Commission has the following responsibilities:

  • to coordinate the work of the federal bodies of executive authority and their interaction with the regional bodies of executive authority, as well as with the organisations and public associations concerned with the administrative reform;

  •  to conduct a preliminary analysis of draft federal laws and other laws in this sphere before their submission to the Government;

  •  to limit state interference in the economic operation of businesses, including by preventing excessive state regulation, precluding the overlapping of functions of the federal bodies of executive authority; 

  • to perform other tasks related to the administrative reform.


Vladislav Surkov, Deputy Prime Minister, Chief of the Government Staff, Chairman of the Commission;

Ivan Lobanov, Deputy Chief of the Government Staff, Deputy Chairman of the Commission;

Mikhail Abyzov, Minister;

Igor Artemyev, Head of the Federal Anti-Monopoly Service;

Alexander Auzan, President of National Project Institute (NPI) - Social Contract (external advisor);

Andrei Belousov, Minister of Economic Development;

Alexander Brechalov, President of OPORA Russia national organisation of small and medium business;

Igor Slunyayev, Minister of Regional Development;

Sergei Katyrin, President of the Chamber of Commerce and Industry (external advisor);

Alexander Konovalov, Minister of Justice;

Yaroslav Kuzminov, Rector of the Higher School of Economics;

Vladimir Mau, Rector of the Russian Academy of the National Economy and the Presidential Government Service;

Nikolai Nikiforov, Minister of Communications and Mass Media;

Liana Pepelyayeva, Director of the Government Department for State Administration, Regional Development and Local Government;

Vladimir Plotnikov, President of the Association of Russian Farm Holdings and Agricultural Cooperatives (AKKOR) (external advisor);

Anton Siluanov, Minister of Finance;

Andrei Soroko, Director of the Government Department of Public Administration and Personnel;

Boris Titov, Presidential Commissioner for Employers’ Rights (external advisor);

Maxim Topilin, Minister of Labour and Social Security;

Yevgeny Shkolov, Aide to the President (external advisor);

Mikhail Shmakov, Chairman of the Federation of Independent Trade Unions of Russia (external advisor);

Alexander Shokhin, President of the Russian Union of Industrialists and Entrepreneurs (external advisor).

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