hermitage museum foundation


The Board of Trustees of the Hermitage

Vladimir Olegovich Potanin
President of the Interros Company, Chairman of the Board of Trustees

Alexander Alexeyevich Avdeyev
Russian Ambassador to the Vatican

Leonid Valentinovich Blavatnik
President of the Access Industries Company

Oleg Vladimirovich Deripaska
CEO of Basic Element Company

Dean Gilfillan
General Manager, JTI Russia

Leonid Yakovlevich Friedland
President of Mercury Group

German Oscarovich Gref
President, Chairman of the Management Board of Sberbank of Russia, JSC

Alexei Leonidovich Kudrin
Dean of the Faculty of Liberal Arts and Professional Studies of St.Petersburg State University

Pierre de Labouchere

Jury Sergeevich Lyubimov
State Secretary, Deputy Minister of Justice of the Russian Federation

Mikhail Borisovich Piotrovsky
General Director of the State Hermitage Museum

Mikhail Yefimovich Shvydkoi
Special Representative of the President of the Russian Federation for International Cultural Cooperation

Anton Germanovich Siluanov
Minister of Finance of the Russian Federation

Andrey Igorevich Akimov
Chairman of the Management Board of «Gazprombank»

David Mikhailovich Yakobashvili
Vice-President of the Russian Union of Industrialists and Entrepreneurs


Directorate of the State Hermitage Museum

Prof. Mikhail Piotrovsky – General Director

G.V. Vilinbakhov
Deputy Director for Research, State King-of-Arms of the Russian Federation, professor of Stieglitz St. Petersburg State Academy of Art and Industry, Doctor of Historical Sciences

S.B. Adaksina
Deputy Director, Chief Custodian

M.V. Antipova
Deputy Director for Financial and Planning Work

A.V. Bogdanov
Deputy Director for Operations, PhD in Technical Sciences, associate professor of St. Petersburg University of State Fire Service


Office of the Directorate

M. Dandamayeva - Academic Secretary
M. Khaltunen - Secretary to the Director
Yu. Ereshko - Secretary to the Deputy Director for Research
O. Zalutskaya - Secretary to the Deputy Director and Chief Curator
T. Nikiforova - Secretary to the Deputy Director for Finance and Planning
O. Korolkova - Secretary to the Deputy Director for Maintenance
D. Oreshnikova - Secretary to the Deputy Director for Construction


International Advisory Board

Marion Ackermann
Director General, Staatliche Kunstsammlungen Dresden

Mounir Bouchenaki
Former Assistant Director-General for Culture, UNESCO, Paris

Michael Brand
Director, Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney

Michael Conforti
Former Director, Sterling and Francine Clark Art Institute, Williamstown

Stefano De Caro
Director-General, ICCROM, Rome

Taco Dibbits
General Director, Rijksmuseum, Amsterdam

Gabriele Finaldi
Director, The National Gallery, London

Max Hollein
Director, Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco

Henri Loyrette
Ancien président directeur général, Louvre, Paris

Neil MacGregor
Former Director, The British Museum, London; Chairman

Alfred Pacquement
Ancien directeur du musée national d’art moderne Centre Georges Pompidou, Paris

Hermann Parzinger
President, Stiftung Preussischer Kulturbesitz, Berlin

Annamaria Petrioli Tofani
Former Director, Uffizi, Florence

Mikhail Piotrovsky
General Director, State Hermitage Museum, St. Petersburg

Svetlana Philippova
Secretary to the International Advisory Board Head, International Hermitage Friends’ Club

Stuart Gibson
Secretary to the International Advisory Board; Former Director, Hermitage UNESCO; Development Project 

The Museum

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