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.

 Certificate of an expert on the brewing industry.

Work activity: 

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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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May 2016 – till present

Member of the Public Council of the Ministry of Agriculture 

     
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September 2015 – Present time

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

     
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January 2011 – Present time

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 representation of BayWa AG (the largest agricultural holding of European Community) in the Russian Federation

     
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1994 – 2004 

Expert cooperation programs TACIS (European Community – CIS) on agrarian issues and relations with state authorities

 

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 a 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 of the Barley, Malt, Hops & Beer Union foundation whose president he was elected thereafter. One of the main 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; joined the Expert Council of the Federal Anti-Monopoly Service of the RF.

Key achievements:

– 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 & Beer in Russia”, the International Conference “Barley, Malt, Hops & 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;

– Conclusion of Cooperation Agreements with public and research institutions: the Union of German Malting Barley Producers, Private Brauereien Deutschland, European Independent Brewers’ Union, TU Munich, TU Berlin, VLB etc;

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

– 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.

Awards:

  • 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.