Yaroslav Kuzminov

Independent Director, Chairman of Nomination, Remuneration and Governance Committee



Graduated from the Moscow State University and holds a PhD in economics.

Professional experience

Born in 1957 in Moscow. 

Mr Kuzminov has been a member of the Board of Directors of Sistema PJSFC since 2021 and is an Independent Director as defined by Bank of Russia and Moscow Exchange. He is the Chairman of Nomination, Remuneration and Governance Committee; a member of Ethics and Control Committee of the Board. 

Mr Kuzminov is Academic Supervisor of National Research University Higher School of Economics (HSE), a member of governance bodies of a number of social organisations and business entities and also serves on a variety of governmental and non-governmental commissions and expert councils.

He is the author of more than 100 academic publications released in both Russia and abroad and is the co-author of more than 10 monographs and textbooks.

Нe was awarded the Order ‘For Service to the Nation’ 3rd class (2017) and fourth class (2012) and the Order of Distinction (2002).


Starting from his third year as a university student, he taught at Moscow State University. 


He was a senior research fellow and Head of Research in History and Economics at the USSR Academy of Sciences.


Не headed the Higher School of Economics since the university was established, as Director-Organiser until September 1994 and subsequently as Rector. 


Mr Kuzminov was a member of the Moscow City Duma.


Не was elected Academic Supervisor of HSE University.