Gromov Alexei


First Deputy Chief of Staff of the Presidential Executive Office
Born in 1960 in Zagorsk (Sergiev Posad), Moscow region.
Education: Moscow State University, Historical Faculty, Department of Southern and Western Slavs, degree in history, 1982.
1982–1996: Worked in the Soviet Ministry of Foreign Affairs, then the Russian Ministry of Foreign Affairs.
1982–1985: Secretary of the Soviet Consulate General in Karlovy Vary, Czechoslovak Socialist Republic.
1985–1988: Attache at the Soviet Embassy in Prague.
1988–1991: Third secretary, second secretary in the Secretariat of the Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs of the USSR.
1991–1992: First secretary of the General Secretariat of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the USSR, then the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Russian Federation.
1992–1993: Consul of the Russian Consulate General in Bratislava, Slovakia.
1993–1996: Counsellor of the Russian Embassy in Bratislava, Slovakia.
1996–2000: Head of the Presidential Press Office, then Head of the Presidential Press and Information Office.
2000–2008: Press Attache of the President of the Russian Federation.
Since May 12, 2008: Deputy Chief of Staff of the Presidential Executive Office
Since May 21, 2012 – First Deputy Chief of Staff of the Presidential Executive Office
Speaks fluent Czech, Slovak and English.
Married, two sons, Alexei and Danila.