Ministry of Agriculture of the Russian Federation

Ilya Shestakov

Deputy Minister & Head of the Federal Agency for Fisheries

Date of birth: July 15, 1978
Place of birth: Leningrad

Education

  • 2000. St. Petersburg State University of Economics and Finance
  • 2009. Russian Academy of Public Administration under the President of the Russian Federation

Specialty & academic degree: economist, lawyer, PhD (economics)

Rank

State Councilor of the Russian Federation (Grade II)

Work experience

Until 2001. Business positions;

2001 – 2008. Deputy Head of the Credit Department (Gazprom);

2009 – 2010. GM at JSC Russian Research Institute of Agricultural Ware;

02.2010 – 07.2010. Deputy Director of the Department of Food Processing Industry, Agrifood Market Regulation and Compliance of the Ministry of Agriculture of the Russian Federation;

07.2010 – 07.2011. Director of the Department of Agrifood Market Regulation and Infrastructure Development of the Ministry of Agriculture of the Russian Federation;

07.2011 – 01.2014. Deputy Minister of Agriculture of the Russian Federation;

01.2014 – up to date. Deputy Minister of Agriculture of the Russian Federation&Head of the Federal Agency for Fisheries.

State and departmental awards

2010. Commendation of the Ministry of Agriculture of the Russian Federation

2013. Certificate of Honor of the President of the Russian Federation

2015. Honored Workman of the Russian Agroindustrial Complex

2015. Silver medal «For Contribution to the Russian Agroindustrial Complex Development»

2015. Medal of the Order of Merit for the Fatherland (Grade II)

2015. Medal «For Contribution to the Eurasian Economic Union Establishing» (Grade II)

2016. Certificate of Honor of the Council of Federation of the Federal Assembly of the Russian Federation

Marital status

Married, three dependent children

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