Mr. Andrey Tsyganov born on May 28, 1961 in Perm, Deputy Head of the FAS Russia. In 1983, graduated from the Moscow State University (MSU) with a diploma in economics with honors. In 1986, finished the postgraduate program at MSU and defended a PhD thesis in Economics on planning and organization of economic administration. In 2000, graduated from the Russian Presidential Academy of National Economy and Public Administration with a degree in law. Works in the Russian competition authority since 1990. Since 2004 – Deputy Head of the Federal Antimonopoly Service of the Russian Federation. Actively participates in legislative activities.
One of the main developers of the antimonopoly legislation. At the FAS Russia, he works on issues of international economic cooperation and control of foreign investments to economic entities with strategic significance for state defense and security. Member of a number of sub-commissions of the Governmental commission on economic development and integration: on non-tariff, customary and tariff regulation, defense measures in foreign trade; on ensuring sustainable development of the Russian economy; on technical regulation and application of sanitary, veterinary and phytosanitary measures. Chairman of the FAS Russia’s Commission on analysis of commodity markets and the FAS Russia’s Methodical Council, as well as Expert council on foreign investments. Andrey Tsyganov actively participates in the work on the FAS Russia’s cooperation with international organizations and foreign competition authorities in the area of antimonopoly policy. Represents the FAS Russia at international events in the frame of BRICS, APEC, OECD, ICN, ICAP, UNCTAD, conducts bilateral negotiations on behalf of the FAS Russia with foreign competition authorities. Author of numerous articles in compendia and periodicals, co-author and editor of books on competition, foreign investment and small business support. For a big contribution to the state policy in the field of competition development, the President of the Russian Federation awarded prevention and suppression of the monopolistic activity with the “Order of Friendship”. Has an II class Medal of the Order “For Merit to the Fatherland” and a title “Honored economist of the Russian Federation”. By the FAS Russia’s orders was awarded a title “Honorary employee of antimonopoly authority of the Russia” and a medal “For Excellence in Service”.