Igor Ivanov
Russian Federation

President of the Russian International Affairs Council (RIAC); Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Russian Federation (1998–2004); Secretary of the Security Council of the Russian Federation (2004–2007)  

Ambassador of the Russian Federation to Spain (1991–1993). Member of the think tanks’ boards, including the Nuclear Treat Initiative (NTI), United Nations Foundation (UNF), European Leadership Network (ELN), Luxembourg Forum on Preventing Nuclear Catastrophe.

He is on the Board of Directors of Russian Company LUKOIL. Member of the UCRG International Advisory Council (Universal Credit Rating Group), and member of UniCredit Group’s International Advisory Board.

Igor Ivanov has Ph.D. in history and is corresponding member of the Russian Academy of Sciences. A visiting professor at MGIMO University (Moscow State Institute for International Relations), he is undertaking research projects and actively involved in academic activities. He authored a number of books and articles on foreign affairs and foreign policy.

Igor Ivanov has been the recipient of Nunn-Lugar Award 2015 for Promoting Nuclear Security.