Andrey Belousov

Andrey Belousov
Economic Presidential Assistant
Assumed office
24 June 2013
President Vladimir Putin
Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev
Preceded by Elvira Nabiullina
Minister of Economic Development
In office
21 May 2012  14 June 2013
Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev
Preceded by Elvira Nabiullina
Succeeded by Alexey Ulyukaev
Personal details
Born (1959-03-17) 17 March 1959
Nationality Russian
Political party Independent
Alma mater Moscow State University

Andrey Belousov (Russian: Андре́й Рэ́мович Белоу́сов, born 17 March 1959) is a Russian economist serve as Assistant to the President of Russia, previously he was the minister of economic development of the Russian Federation.

Early life and education

Belousov was born in Moscow on 17 March 1959.[1][2] He studied economics at Moscow State University and graduated with honors in 1981.[1]


From 1981 to 1986, Belousov was probationer-researcher and then junior researcher in the simulation laboratory of human-machine systems of the Central Economic Mathematical Institute. From 1991 to 2006, he was head of laboratory in the Institute of Economic Forecasting in the Russian Academy of Science.[3] He was external advisor to prime minister from 2000 to 2006.[1] Then he served as deputy minister of economic development and trade for two years from 2006 to 2008.[1]

From 2008 to 2012, he was director of the finances and economic department in the Russian Prime Minister's office.[4]

On 21 May 2012, he was appointed minister of economic development to the cabinet led by prime minister Dimitri Medvedev.[1] Belousov succeeded Elvira Nabiullina as minister of economic development.[5]

On 24 June 2013, he was appointed as Presidential Assistant in Economic Affairs.


  1. 1 2 3 4 5 Dubien, Arnaud (June 2012). "The composition of Russia's new Cabinet and Presidential Administration, and its significance". Policy Department DG External Policies. Retrieved 28 March 2013.
  2. "Andrei Belousov, the head of the Ministry of Economic Development". The Voice of Russia. 24 May 2012. Retrieved 28 March 2013.
  3. Biography of Andrey Belousov in RIA Novosti
  4. Order of the Government of Russia frp, 17 July 2008 № 1019-р «On Belousov»
  5. "Andrei Belousov appointed Economic Development Minister". Interfax. Moscow. 21 May 2012. Archived from the original on 19 February 2014. Retrieved 28 March 2013.
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