Name : Vladimir Lisin
Organization: Novolipetsk Steel
Education: PHD, Russian Academy of Economics; BA/BS, Siberian Metallurgical Institute.
Career Achievements: He is considered by Forbes magazine to be the richest man in Russia and 14th richest in the world. His estimated net worth is $24 billion.
Awards: Council of Ministers’ prize in the science and engineering (1989), the Honorary Metallurgist of Russia (1999), the Knight of the Order of Honour of the Russian Federation (2000) and the Knight of the Order of St. Sergiy Radonezhsky (2001).