MBA 2003; HonDLitt 2013
By the time Alexey graduated from the Moscow Automobile and Road Institute with an engineering degree in 1994, he had already founded his own business.
His next project, the Tver paint factory, producing modern high-quality automobile and industrial paints, was established in 2010 with investments exceeding 1bn rubles. That same year, Alexey was the winner of the Russian stage of Ernst & Young's Entrepreneur of the Year international award for industrial production.
In 2011 he was appointed as Head of the city of Moscow's Department of Support for Small and Medium Sized Businesses, moving to his current role in 2013.
"I had a fantastic time at Kingston Business School. My MBA helped me to broaden my vision and business perspective, and to develop a socially responsible approach in my job and life."