Born on August 23, 1971, in Avdeevka, Donetsk Region, Ukrainian SSR.
Alexander Novak graduated from the Norilsk Industrial Institute in 1993, majoring in Economics and Management in Metallurgic Engineering, and Lomonosov Moscow State University in 2009, majoring in Management.
From 1988 to 2000, he worked for Zavenyagin Norilsk Mining-and-Metallurgical Integrated Works (later, Norilsk Mining-and-Metallurgical Integrated Works), his career progressing from a first-category hydrometallurgical equipment operator to the Deputy Director for Personnel and Department Head of Norilsk Mining Company’s Polar Division.
From 2000 to 2002, he was the Deputy Head for Financial and Economic Affairs of the Norilsk Municipality and the First Deputy Head of the Norilsk Municipality.
From 2002 to 2008, he worked in the Krasnoyarsk Territory Administration: Deputy Governor and Head of the Chief Financial Directorate, First Deputy Governor, and Deputy Governor and Chairman of the Government.
From September 2008, he was the Deputy Minister of Finance of the Russian Federation and, from October 2010, a member of the Collegium of the Ministry of Finance of the Russian Federation.
On May 21, 2012, he was appointed as the Minister of Energy of the Russian Federation.
Order of Honor, letters of honor from the President and Government of the Russian Federation. Honorary citizen of Norilsk from 2013.
At present, he is a member of the Board of Directors:
He serves as the Chairman of the Board of Directors of Transneft.
He is a member of the Supervisory Board of ROSATOM.
He is also a member of the Board of Trustees:
Moscow Power Engineering Institute (National Research University);
Gubkin Russian State University of Oil and Gas (National Research University).
He is the Chairman of the Russian National Committee of the World Energy Council (RNC WEC).
No stake/ordinary shares held in the authorized capital of PJSC ROSSETI.