Maxim Gennadievich Reshetnikov (Russian: Максим Геннадьевич Решетников) (born July 11, 1979) is a Russian politician, Minister of Economic Development of the Russian Federation since January 21, 2020. Previously he served as the Governor of the Perm Krai from September 18, 2017 to January 21, 2020. He is Member of the Supreme Council of the United Russia political Party.
He graduated from school-gymnasium No. 17. After school, he entered Perm State University at the Department of Economic Cybernetics. In 2000, he graduated from the university with a degree in economics and mathematics, and two years later, in 2002, with a degree in linguist-translator. In 2003, under the guidance of L. S. Portnoy, he defended his thesis for the degree of candidate of economic sciences “Management of the region’s economy on the basis of financial flows: principles and models (based on the example of the Perm Krai)”
Prior to joining the Perm Krai Administration, he worked at Sterlinggroup Forecast. Since 2000 he has been working in the Administration of the Perm Region, then - in the Perm Territory. He subsequently holds the posts of head of the budget revenue and expenses planning department, head of the regional finance and investment department, deputy head of the Main Directorate of Economics, first deputy chairman of the Regional Planning Department, first deputy head of the administration of the governor of the Perm Krai, deputy director of the Department and director of the Department. In 2006-2007 - First Deputy Head of the Administration of the Governor of the Perm Krai. In 2007-2008 - Deputy Director of the Department of Intergovernmental Relations of the Ministry of Regional Development of the Russian Federation. From June 2008 to October 2009, he was Director of the Department for Monitoring and Evaluating the Performance of Government Agencies of the Subjects of the Russian Federation in the Ministry of Regional Development of the Russian Federation. From April 14 to October 12, 2009 he was Head of the Administration of the Governor of the Perm Krai. One of the authors of the document "Fundamentals of the strategy of socio-economic development of the Perm Krai".
Since 2009, it has been included in the first hundred personnel reserve of the President of Russia. In the same year, he occupied the post of head of the administration of the governor of Perm Krai Oleg Chirkunov.
On October 12, 2009 he was appointed Director of the Department of Public Administration, Regional Development and Local Self-Government of the Apparatus of the Government of the Russian Federation, headed by Sergey Sobyanin. He held the post until December 2010.
After the appointment of Sobyanin as mayor of Moscow, he joined the Government of Moscow.
From December 2010 to April 2012 he was First Deputy Chief of Staff of the Mayor and the Government of Moscow.
From April 2012 to February 2017 he was the Minister of the Government of Moscow, head of the Department of Economic Policy and City Development. One of the creators of the investment strategy of Moscow for the period 2014-2025.
Governor of Perm Krai
On February 6, 2017, by decree of Russian President Vladimir Putin, he was temporarily appointed (until the election) as acting governor of the Perm Krai.
June 14, 2017 became the official candidate for the gubernatorial elections from the United Russia party. On September 10 he won the election, gaining 82.06% of the vote. On September 18, 2017, he assumed the post of Governor of the Perm Krai.
In December 2017, he joined the United Russia party. On December 8, 2018, on the basis of a decision adopted by delegates of the XVIII Congress of the United Russia, he was included in the Supreme Council of the party.
Federal Minister of Economic Development
On January 21, 2020, by presidential decree of the President of Russia, he was appointed Minister of Economic Development of the Russian Federation in Mikhail Mishustin's Cabinet.