Gherman Klimenko was born December 7, 1966 in Moscow. Served in the military between 1983 and 1990. 1988 graduated Military Engineering School and Higher School of Economics in 1995. Between 1990 and 1993 occupied various senior management positions in ELEKS computing center and IT-center of International Fuel and Energy Association. In 1993-1994, Mr. Klimenko worked as an engineer, chief of credit department and acting chief of Moscow branch of Starbank. In 1994-1998 – chief of credit department, deputy manager and then Cheremushki branch manager for Rossiysky Kredit Bank. Between 1998 and 2000 Mr. Klimenko was CEO of Elika design bureau, in 2000 became chief of Elika branch Tulsky Promishlennik and CEO of List.Ru. Between 2000 and 2008 was CEo of Kvota Bank, 2008 to 2016 was strategic planning specialist at Laboratoria Poiskovikh I Strategicheskih Resheniy. In February 2015 Mr. Klimenko was appointed Chairman of IRI council, as of January 2016 he is an advisor to the President of Russian Federation. Married, has two sons and two daughters.