IIASA Alumni: Petr Aven

VODCAST - 28 April 2014 IIASA

IIASA Alumni: Former Russian Minister and former President of Alfa Bank, Petr Aven

Petr Aven tells of his time at IIASA as a young scientist in 1977 and a research scholar in the late 1980s and early 1990s, when he worked with an international team of economists to develop a blueprint for the economic transition of the Soviet Union as part of IIASA's Economic Transitions and Integration project. Following his time at IIASA, Aven became Minister of Foreign Economic Relations for the Russian Federation from 1991-1992, and President of Russia's largest private bank, Alfa-Bank, from 1994 to June 2011. Today he is Chairman of the Supervisory Board at the Alfa Banking Group and Board Member of Alfa-Bank Russia.


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