Chairman of the Board of Directors, CEO, Troika Dialog
Mr. Vardanian is a Board member at several more entities: OJSC AvtoVAZ, OJSC KAMAZ, OJSC NOVATEK, CJSC SIBUR Holding and others. In August 2011, Ruben was elected as the Chairman (independent director) of the Board of Directors of OJSC Russian Venture Company (a government fund of funds and a development institute of the Russian Federation).
Mr. Vardanian is a Founding Partner of the SKOLKOVO Moscow School of Management and a member of its Coordination Council. In addition, Mr. Vardanian is a member of the following groups: the Expert Council, the Presidential Council for National Priority Projects and Federal Population Policies, the International Presidential Council for creation of the International financial center in the Russian Federation.
Mr. Vardanian is a graduate of Moscow State University, where he earned a degree in economics, graduating with Honors.