Member of the Board of Directors (Non-executive Director), RUSAL
Chairman of the Partner Committee, Attorneys at Law – Egorov, Puginsky, Afanasiev and Partners
Dmitry Afanasiev has been on RUSAL’s Board since March 2007.
He is the Chairman of Egorov, Puginsky, Afanasiev and Partners, a Russian law firm. Prior to co- founding the firm in 1994, he worked at Schnader Harrison Segal & Lewis LLP and Wolf Block Schorr and Solis-Cohen LLP. He specializes in corporate transactions, dispute resolution and public policy. He has represented the interests of the Russian Federation on numerous occasions in various legal matters and participated in the drafting of some of Russia’s federal laws, including antitrust legislation.
Dmitry Afanasiev studied law at Leningrad State University, University of Pennsylvania and St. Petersburg Institute of Law.
He was awarded with an order by the Federal Chamber of Advocates of the Russian Federation for professional excellence and received a commendation from the President of Russia for achievements in defending human rights. He is a member of the governing board of Business Russia, a national non-profit association, and a founding member of the Russian-American Business Council.