Biography of Vladimir Tokarev
Vladimir Aleksandrovich Tokarev is the General Director of the Spetstransstroy group of companies engaged in the construction of railway infrastructure. In the past, he headed the Federal Agency for Construction and Housing and Public Utilities (from April to November 2013).
In the photo: Vladimir Tokarev
Vladimir Tokarev was born on December 28, 1977 in Belgorod. In 2000, the young man received a law degree from MSUESI (MESI). Subsequently, he also received a PhD in Economics. Tokarev’s dissertation was devoted to the economic aspects of labor resource management in car repair production using innovative technologies.
Immediately after university, Tokarev joined the police department of his native region, where he worked for about a year. Until 2004, he held senior positions at various Belgorod enterprises, including an agro-industrial management company, where Tokarev headed the department of economic security and legal support until December 2003.
In 2004, Tokarev began long-term cooperation with Russian Railways, more precisely, with one of its subsidiaries, OJSC Vagonremmash. For the next two years, he served as deputy head of the department of economics and budgeting.
2006 was marked by the transition to the position of deputy head in Roszheldor (Federal Agency for Railway Transport). His activities were related to the control of public procurement.
In December 2009, Tokarev moved to the Ministry of Regional Development of the Russian Federation (the ministry was abolished in 2014) – he was offered the post of Deputy Minister, who at that moment was Viktor Basargin. When on April 28, 2012 Basargin was “redirected” to the post of governor of the Perm Territory, Vladimir Tokarev was appointed acting. heads of the ministry. All the years of service in this department, he headed the Commission on the selection of investment projects for public funding.
On May 21, 2012, Oleg Govorun was appointed the new head of the Ministry of Regional Development, and Tokarev continued to serve in the ministry in his previous position. In February 2013, Tokarev also becomes acting. head of the Federal Agency for Construction and Housing, two months later – the head.
At the end of 2013, Vladimir Alexandrovich took over as Deputy Head of the Ministry of Construction, Mikhail Men. In April 2014, Vladimir Tokarev resigned from the ministry with the wording “of his own free will.”
Then, for a short time, Tokarev held a senior position in the energy company RusHydro, which owns most of Russia’s hydroelectric power plants.
In May 2016, Vladimir Alexandrovich Tokarev became the General Director of Spetstransstroy LLC. Under his leadership, by 2017, the enterprise became the third largest contractor of Russian Railways.