President

Mordovin Alexander Nikolayevich

Born on September 24, 1970.

Education:

– Moscow State University of Economics, Statistics and Informatics, Moscow, Russia;

– Ludwig Maximilian University, Munich, Germany;

– Specialized education at Research Center Weihenstephan for Brewing and Food Quality of the Technical University of Munich.

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Work activity: 

   

April 2019 — till present

Deputy Chairman of the Public Council of the Russian Ministry of Agriculture, since 2016 – Member of the Public Council of the Russian Ministry of Agriculture

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November 2016 – till present

Member of the Council for Agricultural and Environmental Management Issues within the Federation Council of the RF, the Leader of the Division “Viticulture and winemaking development, alcohol market regulation”

     
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September 2015 – till present

Representative of the Research Center Weihenstephan for Brewing and Food Quality of the Technical University of Munich in the Russian Federation

     
 

December 2010 — till present

Chairman of the Board of Producers and Suppliers’ Alcohol Raw-Material Union

     
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January 2011 – till present

President of Barley, Malt, Hops, Beer and Beverage Union

     
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January 2012 – November 2016

Assistant of the Chairman of the Committee of the Federation Council for Agrarian and Food Policy and Environmental Management

     
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October 2008 – November 2011

Assistant of the Deputy Chairman of the Committee of the State Duma for Agrarian Issues

     
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2004 – 2008 

Head of the Representative Office of BayWa AG in the Russian Federation (the largest agricultural company of the European Community)

     
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1994 – 2004 

Expert of cooperation programs TACIS (European Community – CIS) related to agrarian issues and GR relations

 

Awards:

  • Medal “Serve Russia – serve the law”  of the Economic Security and Anti-Corruption Department of the Ministyr of Internal Affairs (2017);
  • Golden Medal for Contribution to the Development of the Agro-industrial Complex of the RF (2014);
  • Silver Medal for Contribution to the Development of the Agro-industrial Complex of the RF (2011);
  • Certificate of Merit for Active Participation in Legislation, presented by the Government, the State Duma, the Federation Council;
  • Certificate of Acknowledgement for the long dedicated work and great conribution to the agrcultural complex of the Lipetsk Region issued by the Head of the Lipetsk Administration (2018);
  • Certificate of Acknowledgement for the conribution to the agrcultural complex of the Republic of Chuvashia issued by the Head of the Chuvashia (2017).  

Professional experience:

From 1994 to 2000 Alexander Mordovin worked as an Agro Finance Expert within the framework of the European Community “Tacis” projects; the last fifteen years Alexander has been concerned in the issues of raw material supply to the brewing and malting branches; worked at ground zero of the malting barley advent in Russia; is famous in Russia as well as abroad; is recognized as Barley, Hops, Malt and Beer Market Expert and the author of the annual report “World and Russian Market of Barley, Hops, Malt and Beer”. Alexander Mordovin was an ideological mastermind and later President of Barley, Malt, Hops and Beer Union. One of the key aims of his activity is to harmonize the relationship between the links of the production chain “malting barley – beer”.

At present, Alexander Mordovin is a member of the Council for Agricultural and Environmental Management Issues within the Federation Council of the Federal Assembly, the leader of the division “Viticulture and wine making development, alcohol market regulation”; the member of the Public Council of the Ministry of Agriculture; the member of Scientific Advisory Board attached to RF Duma Committee on Agrarian Issues; the member of the Federation Council Working Group Presidium on improvement of alcohol market regulatory legislation; Member of the Expert Council of the Federal Anti-Monopoly Service of the RF.

Key achievements:

– introduction of the legal conception of “independent” brewing business in Russia;

– introduction of the legal conception of “small and medium independent” brewing business, creation of the separate legislative regulation for this sub-group and division of “independent business” from transnational one;

– forming of the high-quality raw materials providing system for malt and brewing industry, introduction of the first malting barley variety “Scarlett” of Zaatzucht Breun selection in the RF (refer to the license of Scarlett);

– organizing of the annual events – the Field Day “Barley, Malt, Hops and Beer in Russia”, the International Conference “Barley, Malt, Hops and Beer in Russia”, “Round Tables”, “Beer-Sochi”, “Brau Beviale”, “Drinktec”, “Beer Beauty in Russia” etc.;

– organization and management of the training trips to Germany in order to study German malting barley, malt and hops business;

– establishment of the Expert Council within the Federal Service for Alcohol Market Regulation ( refer to p.3 of the Decision of the Extended Meeting of the Federation Council Committee for Agrarian and Food Policy and Environmental Management dd. February 6, 2012);

– introduction of the preparatory phase for coming into operation of PET limits (refer to the Government Meeting concerning pet and glass use of brewing products);

– introduction of a ban on subsidizing of transnational brewing companies from the RF budget (refer to the Appeal to the President of the RF Putin V.V.);

– increasing of subsidizing of elite malting barley seeds purchase from the Federal budget resources (by 3 times), setting up of hop-gardens (by 2,5 times), hop-garden maintenance (by 9 times).

– subdividing of malting barley from other cereal crops;

– fixing of limits in the Russian legislation for use of unmalted grain products and sacchariferous components in beer production in ratio 80%:20%:2%;

– development of the “Beijing Program” – a program for export of agricultural products to Shanghai Cooperation countries;

– establishment of the Russian-Chinese Intergovernmental agricultural working group (refer to the Record of Meeting XVII of the Russian-Chinese Commission and Agreement between the RF Ministry of Agriculture and Main State Chinese Administration).