PhD in Political Sciences.
Born on December 22, 1964.
In 1986, Mikhail V. Margelov graduated from Lomonosov Moscow State University. Until 2000, he led a group of political observers at the Russian news agency “Vesti”. In January 2005, he observed the elections for the Head of the Palestinian Authority. Since January 24, 2005, he was the Chairman of the European Democrat Group in the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe. On April 25, 2005, he resigned as Vice-Chairman of the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe from Russia. From 2008 to 2011, he was the Special Representative of the President of the Russian Federation for Sudan. Since March 20, 2011, he was the Special Representative of the President of the Russian Federation for cooperation with African countries. From 2000 to 2014, he was the Representative in the Federation Council of the Federal Assembly of the Russian Federation from the administration of the Pskov region. From 2014 to 2020, he was the Vice President on International Affairs and Public Relations of the company “Transneft”. Since 2021, he has been the Executive Vice President of JSFC Sistema.
PIR Center Advisory Board Member since 2002.
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