Andrey Kortunov

Since 2011, Andrey Kortunov has been the Director General of RIAC. At the beginning of his career, Mr. Kortunov held various positions in the Institute for U.S. and Canada Studies, including Deputy Director. He taught at universities around the world, including the University of California, Berkeley. In addition, he led several public organizations involved in higher education, social sciences and social development, such as the Moscow Public Science Foundation (1993–2001); the Information, Scholarship, Education Center (2002–2017); and the New Eurasia Foundation, (2004–2017). He has been the President of the New Development Technologies Autonomous Non-profit Organization since 2015. He is a member of expert and supervisory committees and boards of several Russian and international organizations. He authored over 120 publications dedicated to the analysis of Soviet/Russian-American relations, global security, and the foreign and domestic policy of the USSR and Russia.