Rector of the National Research University Higher School of Economics (Moscow, Russia). Diploma in Economics, Moscow State University named after M. Lomonosov.
In 1992 Yaroslav Kuzminov and Evgeny Yasin came forward with the project of a new type of university specializing in Economics.
Yaroslav Kuzminov is member of presidium of Presidential Economic Council; Deputy Head of the National Coordination Council for Supporting Young Gifted People; member of the Government Commission for the Coordination of the Open Government; member of the Government Commission on Economic Development and Integration.
Professor Kuzminov is an author of more than 100 academic works published in Russia and abroad, and a co-author of over 10 monographs and textbooks.
By decrees of the President of the Russian Federation Y. Kuzminov has been awarded the Order For Merit to the Fatherland (2017) of the III class and the Order of Honour (2002).