27th Summer Universiade in Kazan,

July 6-17 2013

Structure of Directorate of the Universiade

Vladimir Leonov

Director General of the autonomous nonprofit organization "Executive Directorate of the XXVII World Summer Universiade 2013 in Kazan” (ANO "Executive Directorate "Kazan 2013")

Provides the general management of the ANO "Executive Directorate "Kazan 2013"

Vladimir Leonov was born in 1977. In 2000 graduated from Kazan State Financial and Economic Institute, speciality "Economist and Expert of the stock market".

By the Decree of the Ministry of Education and Science of the Russian Federation No  185/НК of 4 April 2013, he was awarded the PhD in Economics.

2002-2003 — Director of youth organization KVN RT. 2003-2006 — Director of LLC "Four Tatar". 2006-2007 — Executive Director of the bid committee of the "Kazan Universiade-2011". From 2008 — Director of MUE "Directorate of Universiade 2013". From 01.10.2009 — Director General of ANO "Executive Directorate "Kazan 2013". From March 2009 – Deputy of the State Council of the Republic of Tatarstan of the fourth convocation.


Azat Kadyrov

First Deputy Director General

Supervises section of strategic and financial planning, infrastructure preparation, sports program of the Universiade 2013 and anti-doping control

Graduated from Kazan State Technological University, speciality — "Manager of state and municipal management"; State University of Management, speciality – "Sports Management".

Member of the committee of youth policy, education, development of physical culture and sports. Laureate of the All-Russian project "Personnel reserve — a professional team of the country."

Likes sports.

Larisa Sulima

Chief of Staff — Deputy Director General

Coordinates the day-to-day operation of the office and volunteer training, oversees the cooperation with non-profit organisations and implementation of education projects.

Larisa Sulima graduated from the Faculty of History of Kazan State University. Candidate of historical sciences, associated professor. From 2005 — Head of the Coordinating Council for Educational Work of the Council of High Schools Rectors of the Republic of Tatarstan. From 2011 — a member of the Presidium of political council of the Tatarstan regional branch of the Russian political party "United Russia"; the chairman of the committee on the youth policy, education, development of physical culture and sports. Laureate of the All-Russian project "Personnel reserve — a professional team of the country".

Larisa Sulima has the award pin of the Ministry of Education and Science “Honoured Worker of Youth Policy of the Russian Federation” (2009), Ministry of Defence Medal “For Strengthening Military Cooperation”, award pin of the Ministry of Education and Science of the Republic of Tatarstan "For Merits in Education", award pin of the Ministry of Youth Affairs, Sports and Tourism of the Republic of Tatarstan "For Merits in Implementing State Youth Policy in the Republic of Tatarstan", class II award pin “For Distinguished Services to Kazan” for her contribution to the all-Russian project of the “Universiade in Your City!” FISU Flag Relay and numerous certificates of honour.

Her hobbies are reading, fitness and traveling.

Igor Sivov

Deputy Director General — Executive Director of the Opening and Closing Ceremonies of the XXVII World Summer Universiade 2013 in Kazan

Supervises the section of marketing, cultural and social programs

Igor Sivov was born in 1980. In 2002 graduated from the Academy of Management "TISBI", speciality — "International Relations". From 2008 — Director of MUE "Directorate of festival programs". The deputy of the Kazan City Duma, Chairman of the Committee on Youth, Physical Education and Sports of the Kazan City Duma. He was awarded the medal "In commemoration of the 1000th anniversary of Kazan".

Hobbies: football, hockey, fitness and reading.

Farid Abdulganiev

Deputy Director General — Mayor of the Universiade Village

Supervises section of Universiade Village, accreditation, arrival and departure and medical care service

Farid Abdulganiev was born in 1976. In 1998 graduated from the Kazan Financial and Economic Institute, speciality "Economist", Ph.D. in Economics.

Likes tennis, volleyball and swimming.

Azat Galiakhmetov

Deputy Director General

Supervises the section of organization of passenger and freight transport, transport infrastructure and logistics

Azat Galiakhmetov was born in 1971. In 1993 graduated from the Kama Polytechnical Institute, speciality "Automobiles and automobile economy". 1993-1995 — Deputy Director for general issues of Nizhnekamsk Automobile Enterprises of Medical Transport of the Ministry of Health of Tatarstan. 1995-2011 — General Director of JSC "Nizhnekamsk Transportation Company №1". 2001-2011 — Deputy Minister of Transport and Road Management of the Republic of Tatarstan. From November 2011 — Deputy Director General of the ANO "Executive Directorate of the XXVII World Summer Universiade 2013 in Kazan".

Oksana Tubman

Deputy Director General

Supervises the section of catering and accommodation for participants and guests of the Universiade

Oksana Tubman was born in 1980. In 2003 graduated from Southern Cross University (Sydney), specialty "Hotel management», William Blue International Hotel Management School (Sydney), specialty "Hotel and Restaurant Management".

2003-2005 — Sales Manager of Commercial Service LLC "Nira-export" of Hotel “Mirage”. 2005 — Head of Marketing department, Director of "Hospitality Agency "Soviet" of "Shalyapin Palace Hotel". 2006 — Head of accommodation and reception services in Ltd. "Orange Kazan" of Suleiman Palace Hotel. 2006-2007 — Deputy Director of "Invest-Stroy" of Suleiman Palace Hotel. 2007-2008 — Director of Sales in LLC "Corston-Kazan". 2008-2011 — Director General of "Lotus Hospitality" — the agency of business travel and hotel consulting.

From November 2011 — Deputy Director General of the ANO "Executive Directorate of the XXVII World Summer Universiade 2013 in Kazan".

Dmitry Mikhailov

Deputy Director General

Supervises the section of IT, media, press facilities and coordinates the construction of temporary facilities

Dmitry Mikhailov was born in 1974. In 1995 he graduated from Kuibyshev Polytechnic Institute, speciality "Computers, complexes, systems and networks".

2004-2008 — Head of Administration of State Institution Agency of Mass Communication "Tatmedia". 2008-2010 — First Deputy General Director of JSC "Proton-Tehnomediya". 2010-2011 — head of section in JSC "Volga certifying center".

From October 2011 — Deputy Director General of the ANO "Executive Directorate of the XXVII World Summer Universiade 2013 in Kazan".

Dmitry Mikhailov was awarded the Medal "In Commemoration of the 1,000th Anniversary of Kazan", Thank You Letter from the Prime Minister of the Republic of Tatarstan.

Galina Kupriyanova

Deputy Director General

Supervises planning, coordination and knowledge management

Galina Kupriyanova graduated from the Novosibirsk State University and Russian Academy of Public Administration under the President of the Russian Federation (second degree). Internship in University of Saskatchewan (Canada) on the Presidential Scholars Program (1995), courses on Project Management PMI (2010).

Ph.D. in Sociology, Serving State Councilor of the Russian Federation, Class 2 (Presidential Decree 1999). Was awarded the medal "For Merit to the Fatherland" 2 class. Honored Worker of Youth Policy of the Russian Federation.

Worked in the Russian Federation State Committee for Youth since its foundation.

1998-2000 — Deputy Chairman of the Russian Federation State Committee of Youth Affairs.

2000-2004 — Head of the Department of Youth Policy of the Ministry of Education of the Russian Federation, member of the board of the Ministry.

2004-2007 — worked in the Directorate of Youth and Sport of the Council of Europe (Strasbourg, France).
2008-2010 — Head of department on work with volunteers, the Head of the Office of Project Management (function – Staff of the Games) ANO "Organizing Committee of XXII Olympic Winter Games and XI Paralympic Winter Games 2014 in Sochi".

From March 2010 — Deputy Director General of the ANO "Executive Directorate of the XXVII World Summer Universiade 2013 in Kazan".