Mr. Andrey Tsyganov

  • Position: Deputy Head of the FAS Russia

Title: Deputy Head


Born on May 28, 1961 in Perm.


Education


In 1983, graduated from the Moscow State University (MSU) with a diploma in economics with honors. In 1986, finished the postgraduate program at MSU and defended a PhD thesis in Economics, planning and organization of economic administration.


In 1992 and 1993, participated in short-term training programs of the Ministry of international trade and industry of Japan (Tokyo).


In 1995, participated in a mid-term internship at the Directorate General for Competition of the European Commission (Brussels).


In 2000, graduated from the Russian Presidential Academy of National Economy and Public Administration with a degree in law.


Took training courses at the Finance Academy under the Government of the Russian Federation on topics: “Constitutional and legal basis of controlling authorities’ activities in the Russian Federation” and “State finance administration”.


Obtained additional education at the Russian Presidential Academy of National Economy and Public Administration, program “Business foreign language”.


Professional experience


Since 1987 – deputy chief of economic and planning department of Gorky Automobile Plant production association.


Since 1988 – specialist, leading specialist of Department of economy and management of a machine-building complex in the Machine-Building Bureau of the Council of Ministers of the USSR.


Since 1990 works at the Federal antimonopoly authority (Advisor to the Chairman, Head of Division, Head of Department).


Since 1997 - Secretary of state – Deputy head of the State antimonopoly committee of the Russian Federation.


Since 1998 - Deputy Minister at the Ministry of the Russian Federation on antimonopoly policy and support of entrepreneurship.


Since 2004 – Deputy Head of the Federal Antimonopoly Service of the Russian Federation.


Elected for several years as a member of the board of directors – state representative at Rosneft JSC, Svyazinvest JSC, Slavneft JSC, Transneft JSC.


Actively participates in legislative activities. One of the main developers of the antimonopoly legislation, including the Law of RSFSR “On enterprises and entrepreneurial activities” (1990), Law of RSFSR “On competition and restriction of monopolistic activity on commodity markets” (1991), Federal Law “On state support of small enterprises in the Russian Federation (1995), Federal Law “On natural monopolies” (1995), Federal law “On protection of competition” (2006) and its further amendments and supplements, relevant chapters of Treaty on Eurasian Economic Union and its annexes (2014).


Awards


By a Decree of the President of the Russian Federation received the “Order of Friendship” for a big contribution to the state policy in the field of competition development, prevention, limitation and repressing the monopolistic activity.


For professional achievements and longstanding diligent work was awarded a II class Medal of the Order “For Merit to the Fatherland”.


By a Decree of the President of the Russian Federation for achievements in economic and financial activities was awarded a title “Honored economist of the Russian Federation".


For considerable contribution to development of legislation of the Russian Federation and active public and political activity received Gratitude of Chairman of the State Duma of the Federal Assembly of the Russian Federation.


By a decision of the Supreme Council of Eurasian Economic Union was awarded a medal “For contribution to creation of Eurasian Economic Union”.


For long and fruitful cooperation with Chamber of Commerce and Industry (CCI) of Russia and big contribution to development of entrepreneurial activities received a Diploma of CCI of Russia.


For active work on strengthening and developing cooperation between CIS member states in the area of competition policy was awarded a Certificate of Appreciation from Chairman of Executive Committee – CIS Executive Secretary.


By a FAS Russia’s order was awarded a title “Honorary employee of antimonopoly authorities of Russia”.


By a FAS Russia’s order was awarded a III class medal “For Excellence in Service” for special achievements in ensuring free competition and efficient entrepreneurial development.


Possesses qualifying category of II class current state counselor of the Russian Federation.


On professional activity


At the FAS Russia, works on issues of control of the agricultural and chemical industry, international economic cooperation, control of foreign investments to economic entities with strategic significance for state defense and security.


Member of Governmental commission on monitoring and prompt reaction to changes in agricultural market conditions; a number of sub-commissions of the Governmental commission on economic development and integration: sub-commission on non-tariff, customary and tariff regulation, defense measures in foreign trade; on ensuring sustainable development of the Russian economy; on technical regulation and application of sanitary, veterinary and phytosanitary measures; member of Observation council of Federal state budget organization “Foundation for development of small enterprises in scientific and technical area”.


Andrey Tsyganov actively participates in the work on the FAS Russia’s cooperation with international organizations and foreign competition authorities in the area of antimonopoly policy. Represents the Federal Antimonopoly Service at international events in the frame of BRICS, APEC, OECD, ICN, ICAP, UNCTAD, conducts bilateral negotiations on behalf of the FAS Russia with heads of foreign competition authorities.


Chairman of the FAS Russia’s Commission on analysis of commodity markets and FAS Russia’s Methodical Council, as well as Expert councils on chemical industry and agro-industrial complex.


Andrey Tsyganov is a leading research associate of Chair for competition and industrial policy of the Department of Economics at the Moscow State University, Center for research of competition and economic regulation of the Russian Presidential Academy of National Economy and Public Administration.


Co-author and editor of manuals for university students “Competition and antimonopoly regulation”, “Competition law of Russian Federation”. Member of editorial boards of magazines “Russian competition law and economics”, “Competition and law”, “Competition today” (editorial board chairman).


Author of numerous articles in compendia and periodicals.


Married, has one daughter.