Smirnov Aleksei Sergeyevich

Mr. Smirnov was born on 2 March 1975 in the town of Kovrov, Vladimir Region.

Mr. Smirnov graduated from the Saint-Petersburg Fire Safety Institute of the Russian Ministry of the Interior with a degree in the field of “Fire Safety” in 1998.

In 2002 he defended a thesis on “Analysis systems for fire fighting equipment in high-rise buildings”.

In 2012 he defended a doctoral thesis on “Scientific and methodical basics for fire safety management on hazardous production facilities in oil and gas industry”. Mr. Smirnov prepared over 80 scientific and guideline studies. He has one certificate on authorship for an invention.

Aleksei Sergeyevich Smirnov received following awards: medals “For distinguished service”, “For Propaganda of Rescue Work”, “For Cooperation In The Name of Rescue”, “75 Years to Civil Defence”, “100 Years to Saint-Petersburg University of the State Fire Service of the Russian Emergencies Ministry”, “XV Years to the Russian Emergencies Ministry”, “XX Years to the Russian Emergencies Ministry”, “Marshal Vasily Chuykov”, “XXV Years to the Russian Emergencies Ministry”, as well as other medals and ministerial awards.

1998-2001 – professor of the Fire Fighting Tactics Department of the Saint-Petersburg Fire Safety Institute of the Russian Ministry of the Interior

2001-2002 – senior professor of the Fire Fighting Tactics Department of the Saint-Petersburg Fire Safety Institute of the Russian Ministry of the Interior

2002-2004 – Deputy Head of the Fire Fighting Tactics Department of the Saint-Petersburg University of the State Fire Service of the Russian Emergencies Ministry

2004-2005 – Head of the Automation and Communications Chair of the Saint-Petersburg University of the State Fire Service of the Russian Emergencies Ministry

2005-2012 – Deputy Head of the Information Technologies and Information Security of the Saint-Petersburg University of the State Fire Service of the Russian Emergencies Ministry

2012-2013 – Deputy Head of the Academic Work of the Saint-Petersburg University of the State Fire Service of the Russian Emergencies Ministry

2013-2014 – First Deputy Head of the Leningrad Region Directorate of the Russian Emergencies Ministry

Since 2014 – First Deputy Head of the National Crisis Management Center

In 2017 Mr. Smirnov has been appointed as the Head of the Office for Technology and Science