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Ministry of Agriculture of the Russian Federation

Valery Zhukov

Director of the Department of Reclamation

Date of birth: April 13, 1964
Place of birth: village of Vyselki, Krasnodar Region


  • 1981. Kuban Agricultural Institute
  • 2006. Professional retraining at the Academy of National Economy under the Government of the Russian Federation

Specialty & academic degree: hydro-melioration (engineer-hydraulic engineer)

Work experience

1987 – 1988. Engineer at the Timashevsky Department of Irrigation and Drainage Systems, Krasnodar Territory;

1988. Mechanical engineer of the Korenovsky Irrigation System Administration, Krasnodar Territory;

1988 – 1990. Chief Hydraulic Engineer of the Krasnodar Territorial Production Department for Land Reclamation and Water Management;

1990 – 1999. Head of Vyselki State Unitary Melioration Enterprise, Krasnodar Territory;

1999 – 2003. Chief Engineer, Deputy General Director for Production at CJSC «Road-Building Department No. 4», Krasnodar Territory;

2003 – 2006. GM of «Pavlovsky DRSU» OJSC, Krasnodar Territory;

2006. GM of JSC «Road-Building Department No. 1», Krasnodar;

2006 – 2007. GM of GUMC «Krasnodaravtodor», Krasnodar;

2008 – 2012. Head of the Road Administration of Krasnodar Region, Krasnodar;

2012 – 2016. Minister of Construction, Architecture and Road Facilities of the Krasnodar Territory, Krasnodar;

06.2016 – up to date. Director of the Department of Reclamation of the Ministry of Agriculture of the Russian Federation.

State awards

Certificate of honor of the President of the Russian Federation

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