Panina Elena Vadimirovna, Deputy of the State Duma, Federal Assembly of the Russian Federation. In 1970 graduated from Moscow Financial Institute, Doctor of Economics, Professor, Active Member of the Russian Academy of Natural Sciences and Member of the Russian Academy of Engineering.
Following graduation from the higher educational institution, she worked in the Ministry of Finance of RSFSR.
In 1991 General Director of the Directorate for New Forms of Cooperation of the USSR Chamber of Commerce and Industry.
In 1992-1997 General Director of the Centre for International Business Projects. Under her leadership one developed the unique samples of hi-tech equipment and advanced technologies with no equals anywhere in the world.
Since 1992 Head of Moscow Confederation of Industrialists and Entrepreneurs (Employers).
Vice-President of the Russian Union of Industrialists and Entrepreneurs (Employers).
President of the National Research Institute for Economic Strategy (NIIES).
Deputy of the 2nd, 4th, 5th and 6th State Duma of the Russian Federation Federal Assembly. Member of the UNITED RUSSIA All-Russian Political Party. Member of the State Duma Committee for Economic Policy, Innovative Development and Entrepreneurship. Chairlady of the Expert Council for Antitrust, Pricing and Tariff Policy.
Author and co-author of 74 federal laws, including basic laws in economic area.