Alexey Gromyko — Director, Institute of Europe of the Russian Academy of Sciences (IE RAS)
DSc (Politics), expert in European studies and international relations. Director of the Institute of Europe RAS. Chairman of the Academic Council of the Institute of Europe, Editor-in-Chief of the ‘Contemporary Europe’ journal. Member of the Bureau of RAS Department of Global Problems and International Relations. President of the Russian Association of European Studies (AES). Chairman of the expert committee of the Institute of linguistic, civilisation and migration processes of the Russkiy Mir Foundation. Member of the Russian International Affairs Council (RIAC). Member of the Dissertation Council of the Diplomatic Academy of the Russian Foreign Ministry. Member of the Academic Council of the Security Council of Russia and Foreign Ministry Academic Council.
Member of the Council Bureau of the Russian Foundation for the Humanities. Member of the Presidium of the Free Economic Society of Russia. Award-winner of the Russian Science Support Foundation for 2004 and 2006. Member of Commission on science and education of the State Duma. Honorary member of Academic Forum of Chernorizets Hrabar Varna Free University and Honorary Doctor of Paisii Hilendarski University of Plovdiv, Bulgaria and Voronezh State University.