Alexander Bazhenov, Partner, Chairman of the Board of Directors

Prior to launching InfraKAP, Alexander has worked for the VEB Group (State Corporation Bank for Development and Foreign Economic Affairs), as the General Manager of its subsidiary the Federal Centre for Project Finance Centre (FCPF) and Director of the PPP Center. He had earlier held the posts of Deputy CEO at the Salyut design bureau (now the Khrunichev Space Centre), Director at A.T. Kearney, Deputy Director for Central and Eastern Europe of the French energy and utilities company Suez Lyonnaise des Eaux and Deputy Chairman of the Management Board of JSC Russian Utility Systems.

For several years, Alexander has been member of the Supervisory Board of the State Corporation Housing and Public Utilities Fund. As a representative of the Government, he sat at the Board of Directors of the oil company Zarubezhneft. He also served as Chairman of the Board of Directors of JSC Institute for Utility Economics, Chairman of the VEB-Innovation Fund, member of the Board of Directors of JSC Far East and Baikal Region Development Fund and JSC North Caucasus Development Corporation, and member of the Expert Board of the Industry Development Fund.

He is a member of the international business council on PPPs operating at (?) the UN European Economic Commission, and lectures as Professor at the Financial University of the Government of the Russian Federation.

Alexander Bazhenov graduated in engineering from the V.N. Chelomey Department of the Moscow Bauman Higher Technical School (with honor) and completed a special program for state and municipal administration top executives at the Russian Academy of National Economy and Public Administration of the President of the Russian Federation. He also completed executive courses in infrastructure, innovation and economic development at the J.F. Kennedy School of Government at Harvard University.

Alexander was rated among “TOP 1000 Russian Managers” by the Managerial Association as the best GR manager in the banking sector in 2011.

He has been awarded a second-class Order of Service to the Motherland medal.