Perfect storm

Dmitry Ananyev, Member, Russian Federation Council, Chairman, Committee of the Russian Federation Council on Financial Markets and Monetary Circulation

1969 - Born in Moscow
1987 - Serves in the army
1990 - Deputy marketing director, Tehknoservis joint venture
1993 - Deputy chairman, Tehknoservis a/s joint stock company
1994 - Graduates, Moscow State Aviation Institute
1995 - Chairman, board of directors, Promsvyazbank
1996 - Deputy consulting council chairman, Tekhnoservis a/s closed joint stock company
1997 - Graduates, state management academy
2005 - Advisor to chairman of the federation council of the Russian Federal Assembly
2006 - Member, Russian Federation council
2006 - Graduates, business school, University of Chicago
2007 - Chairman, committee of the Russian Federation Council on financial markets and monetary circulation

Today we will talk about the World Economic Forum. Once again the world's most influential businessmen magnates, politicians, intellectuals and journalists have gathered in the Swiss ski resort in Davos to discuss the ongoing global crisis. Gloomy economic prospects currently dominate discussions in Davos. Quite surprisingly, the Russian Prime Minister appeared quite self-confident and fairly optimistic as he addressed the Forum.

Today we’ll be discussing the annual Davos Forum with Dmitry Ananyev.