Mikhail Kovalchuk

Independent Director

Member of the Audit Committee

Member of the Informational Technologies Committee


Year of birth: 1946


First elected to the Supervisory Board of the Bank in 2020.

Has no equity interest in the share capital of Sberbank.

Has no kinship with other persons who are members of Sberbank’s management bodies and bodies supervising Sberbank’s financial and business operations.


Career

2016 – present: Head of the Crystallography research group at the Crystallography and Photonics Federal Scientific and Research Center of the Russian Academy of Sciences

2015 – present: President of Russian Research Center Kurchatov Institute

2013 – present: Professor of the Nuclear-Physical Analysis Methods Department at St Petersburg University (with the assignment of duties of the Head of Department, with the assignment of duties of the Head of the Physics Faculty)

2010–2015: the founder and the first Director of the National Research Centre Kurchatov Institute

2013 – present – Head of Research of the Nano-, Bio-, Information and Cognitive Technologies Faculty of Moscow Institute of Physics and Technology;

2009 to present: Head of the Optics, Spectroscopy, and Nanosystem Physics Department (until 2014 – the Nanosystem Physics Department) of Lomonosov Moscow State University

2005–2010: Director of the National Research Centre Kurchatov Institute

1998–2013: Director of the Shubin Institute of Crystallography of the Russian Academy of Sciences


Education

Zhdanov Leningrad State University

Graduation year: 1970

Qualification: physics (physics of X-rays)

Major and/or Degree Program: physics

Degree:

2000 – Corresponding Fellow of the Russian Academy of Sciences

1998 – Professor

1988 – PhD in Physics and Mathematics


Awards

Full cavalier of the Order For Services to the Fatherland: Class IV (2006), Class III (2011), Class II (2016), Class I (2018)

2018 – laureate of the international prize Stars of the Commonwealth

2015 – UNESCO Medal for contributions to the development of nanoscience and nanotechnologies

2011 – Medal for National Security Services

2012 – laureate of the prize in education from the Government of the Russian Federation

2009 – laureate of the E.S. Fedorov prize from the Presidium of the Russian Academy of Sciences

2006 – laureate of the prize in science and technology from the Government of the Russian Federation