Dr Viktor Koksharov

Victor is Rector of the Ural Federal University.

On 19th June 2007 Victor was elected as Chairman of the Government of the Sverdlovsk Region of Russia. A post he held until early 2010.

He was previously Minister for International and Foreign Economic Relations for the Sverdlovsk Region. At the time of the 2002 Fellowship Programme he was Head of the Department for International Development within the Ministry for International and Foreign Economic Relations (Sverdlovsk Region).