Minister for Economic Development
Investments and Trade of Samara Region


Aleksandr Kobenko

Investments and Trade of Samara RegionMinister for Economic Development


2000 – Siberian Automobile and Highway Academy. Engineer.

Professional background

From 2000 to 2001 – Head of the budget planning and control department, AOOT “Omskiy kauchuk”, City of Omsk.
From 2001 to 2002 – Head of the master planning and control department at the “Omsktechuglerod” enterprise, City of Omsk.
From 2002 to 2004 – Project manager at the consulting company “Krana”, City of Moscow.
From 2004 to 2005 – managing partner of the company “Kogito management consulting”, City of Moscow.
From 2005 to 2009 – Head of management of finance directorate, Director of the project Development of the budget management system, “AvtoVAZ” in the City of Tolyatti.
From 2009 to 2012 – Head of planning and economics directorate at the service for finance and economics of the Vice-president, Acting finance director, “AvtoVAZ”, City of Tolyatti.
From 2012 – Deputy Chairman of the Government of Samara Region – minister of economic development, investments and trade of Samara Region, Head of the cluster policy committee and cluster initiatives of the Association of innovative regions of Russia.