Andrey R. Belousov
First Deputy Prime Minister
of the Russian Federation
In 2013, Andrey Belousov was appointed Presidential Assistant in Economic Affairs. Prior to this, he held the role of Minister of Economic Development to the cabinet led by Prime Minister Dimitri Medvedev. From 2008 to 2012, he was Director of the Finances and Economic Department in the Russian Prime Minister's office. He served as Deputy Minister of Economic Development and Trade for two years from 2006 to 2008 and before this served as External Advisor to the Prime Minister between 2000 and 2006.
From 1991 to 2006, Mr. Belousov was head of laboratory in the Institute of Economic Forecasting in the Russian Academy of Science. He was a probationer-researcher and then junior researcher in the simulation laboratory of human-machine systems of the Central Economic Mathematical Institute – a role he held until 1986.
He graduated with honours in economics from Moscow State University in 1981.