Dmitry Nikolayevich Patrushev (Russian: Дмитрий Николаевич Патрушев; born 13 October 1977) is a Russian banker and politician who served as the Minister of Agriculture of Russia since 18 May 2018.
Dmitry Patrushev is the son of Nikolai Patrushev, former FSB Director and current Secretary of the Russian Security Council.
Dmitry Patrushev was born in Leningrad on 13 October 1977.
In 1999, he graduated from State University of Management with a degree in Management.
From 1999 to 2002, he worked in the Ministry of Transport.
From 2002 to 2004, he studied at the Diplomatic Academy in the specialty "World Economy".
In 2003, on the basis of the St. Petersburg State University of Economics and Finance, he defended his thesis for the degree of candidate of economic Sciences on the topic "Organizational and economic basis for the development of the process approach to quality management of research organizations."
In 2004, he joined VTB Bank.
In 2006, he graduated from the FSB Academy.
Since 2007, he has held the position of senior Vice President of VTB Bank.
In 2008, on the basis of the St. Petersburg state University of Economics and Finance, he defended his thesis for the degree of doctor of economic Sciences on "State and market regulators in the formation and implementation of industrial policy: on the materials of natural monopolies of the fuel and energy complex".
From 2010 to 2018, he was Chairman of the Board and member of the Supervisory Board of the Russian Agricultural Bank.
From 2016 to 2018, he was a member of the Gazprom Board of Directors.
On 18 May 2018, he was appointed Minister of Agriculture. On 21 January 2020, he was re-appointed for this post in Mikhail Mishustin's Cabinet.
- Order of Honour;.
- Diploma of the Ministry of Agriculture of Russia;
- Diploma of the Association of Russian Banks;
- "Banker of the Year" award.