Sergey Korneev

Chairman of the Committee for Tourism Development of Saint Petersburg, Russian Federation

Participation in the events

Track: 8. Culture. Education. Sport. Tourism
Discussion session

8.6. Electronic Visa: International Background, Prospects, Opportunities

Speaker

Thursday, May 20, 13:45 - 14:45

Channel 4

Biography

Chairman of the Committee for Tourism Development of Saint Petersburg

Full State Counsellor 3d class, Saint Petersburg.

Graduated from the Law Department of St. Petersburg State University, Candidate of Law. Majoring in Private International Law, the EU legal system and the legislations of the EU members.

1992 – 1996 – lecturer at the North-West Academy of State Service under the President of the Russian Federation.

1996 – Director of the North-West Regional Branch of the Russian Association of Travel Agencies.

1997-1998 – public advisor to the Chairman of the Committee for Youth Affairs, Physical Culture, Sports and Tourism of the Government of the Leningrad Region.

1998 – Chairman of the Regional Council of the Russian Association of Travel Agencies (RATA – since 2001 the Russian Union of Tourist Industry Enterprises). Reelected Vice-President.

2002 – Head of the working group on tourism under the Envoy Plenipotentiary of the President of the Russian Federation in the North-West Federal District.

2007 - 2012 – Advisor to the Vice Governor of St. Petersburg, municipal deputy.

2012 – 2013 – Director of the Department of Tourism and Regional Policy of the Russian Ministry of Culture.

2013 – 2014 – Deputy General Director of the Olympics Transport Directorate.

2014 – Advisor to the Minister of Culture.

2014 - 2018 – Deputy Head of the Federal Agency for Tourism.

2017 – received the highest award in the sphere of tourism given by the Ministry of Culture for the contribution to the development of tourism in the Russian Federation.