Ozerov, Oleg B.

Ozerov, Oleg B.

City:
Moscow
Affiliation:
Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Russian Federation
Position:
Ambassador at Large;
Head of the Secretariat of the Russia-Africa Partnership Forum
Expertise:
The Arab-Israeli conflict
Islamism
European integration
Globalism

Graduated in 1981 from the Moscow State Institute of International Relations of the USSR Ministry of Foreign Affairs (now MGIMO University). After graduation held various diplomatic positions in the central office of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the USSR / Russian Federation and abroad. Holds the diplomatic rank of Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary (2021). In the 1980-1990s worked in Syria, Tunisia and France. From 2001 to 2005 — Senior Advisor, Head of Middle East Settlement Unit of the Middle East and North Africa Department of the MFA. From 2005 to 2010 — Deputy Director of the Middle East and North Africa Department of the MFA. From 2010 to 2017 — Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary to Saudi Arabia, and from September 2011 concurrently held the office of the Russian Permanent Representative to the Organization of Islamic Cooperation. Since May 18, 2020 — Ambassador at Large of the Russian MFA, Head of the Secretariat of the Russia-Africa Partnership Forum. The author of a number of publications and research papers on the Arab-Israeli conflict, Islamism, European integration and globalism. Fluent in Arab, English and French. Member of the Advisory Board of the PIR Center since 2022. 10/22 

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