Professor, Academic Director of the LIFT program, the President of the Moscow Business School SKOLKOVO, an executive coach in development of leaders, teams and organizations, Moscow
Mr. Sharonov graduated from Ufa State Aviation Technical University and the Russian Academy of Public Administration under the President of the Russian Federation; holds a Ph.D. in sociological science.
From 1989−1991 Mr. Sharonov was a People’s Deputy of the USSR, and until 1996 was the Chairman of the State Committee of the Russian Federation for Youth Affairs. Between 1996 and 2007 he served in the Ministry of Economic Development and Trade of the Russian Federation as the Department Head, Deputy Minister and State Secretary. From 2007 through 2010, Mr. Sharonov was the Managing Director and Chairman of the Board of Directors of Troika Dialog Investment Company, and headed the investment banking business.
In 2010, Mr. Sharonov was appointed the Deputy Mayor in the Moscow Government for Economic Policy. He was responsible for budgeting, public procurement, industrial policy, support of entrepreneurship, market regulation of trade and services. In 2013, Anderei Sharonov joined the SKOLKOVO Business School. In 2013−2016, he was the Dean of SKOLKOVO Business School and in 2016, he was appointed the President of the Moscow Business School SKOLKOVO.
Mr. Sharonov was awarded the Aristos prize for "Independent Director" in 2009, a special prize "For the Services in Developing Management Education" in 2016. He received the national award "Director of the Year — 2009" and the international award "Person of the Year — 2012".
Mr. Sharonov also received a special award for personal contribution to the development of corporate management in 2016 from the Independent Directors Association and the Russian Union of Industrialists and Entrepreneurs. Mr. Sharonov was awarded the Order of Honour and is an Honoured Economist of the Russian Federation. He also received the President’s Letters of Gratitude.