Vladimir N. Sautov
Doctor of History, Deputy Director for Development of the Institute of Oriental Studies, Russian Academy of Sciences.
Graduated from Leningrad State University and the Diplomatic Academy of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Soviet Union, worked in various public and private structures including Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Russia. Since 1996 involved in business activity.
For many years Dr. Sautov was a General Director of Russia-ASEAN Cooperation Fund, and a member of state Commissions of the Russian – ASEAN / APEC Partnership.
In 2015 he was nominated by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Russia as a member of Russia-ASEAN Eminent Persons Group.
Since 2013 Dr. Sautov is a Chairman of the Business council for cooperation with Malaysia.
Vice-President for Marketing and External Relations of Irkut Corporation.
Has number of state and government awards.
Has multiple publications on a range of issues related to contemporary affairs as well as history and religion of the Middle East and Asia.
Speaks Russian (native language), Arabic and English languages as well.
Married, has two children.