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Andrei Mikheyev

Internet Projects Manager at Yandex

Dr Andrei Mikheyev is the internet projects manager for Yandex, Russia’s biggest internet company. Prior to going into the private sector, he worked as Director of the Internet Politics Centre and lecturer at Moscow State Institute of International Relations (MGIMO-University) of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Russia. He studied political science and international relations in Russia and the USA and holds a PhD in Political Science from MGIMO-University. Dr Mikheyev became involved with Diplo in 2004, first as a student in the Postgraduate Diploma in Diplomacy programme and then as a tutor in the Internet Governance Capacity Building Programme and assistant lecturer/coordinator for other Diplo courses. He has also contributed, both as a translator and as project manager, to the translation and publication of Diplo’s Internet Governance and Building.org books in Russia.