Head of Federal Service for Financial Markets, The Federal Service for Financial Markets
Dmitry Pankin was appointed head of the Federal Financial Markets Service in April 2011. Prior to that, he served as Deputy Finance Minister, responsible for international financial relations, state debt and state financial assets. He joined the ministry in 2004 as a deputy director of the department of international financial relations, state debt and state financial assets. In 2005, he was named director of the department, and in 2008 he was appointed Deputy Finance Minister. Mr Pankin began his career in 1981, and until 1990 he taught economic theory. In 1990, he became head of a department at the St Petersburg Mayor’s Office. From 1992 to 1994, he served as Deputy Chairman of the financial committee at the St Petersburg Mayor’s Office. From 1994 to 1999 and from 2000 to 2003, he was CEO of St Petersburg Bank for Reconstruction and Development. From 1999 to 2000, Mr Pankin was head of treasury at Unified Energy System (RAO UES).
Mr Pankin has a degree in political economy from St Petersburg State University and a Master’s degree in economics.