Alexander Vershinin

General Director, Russian National Library.
Director of the Russian National Library, Doctor of Juridical Sciences, Professor. Main research interests: information law, history and theory of law and the state, international law. Since August 2018 — General Director of the Russian National Library. First General Director of Boris Yeltsin's Presidential Library (2009–2018).

In 2011–2018 — Member of the Culture and Arts Council under the President of the Russian Federation. Since 2013 — member of the board, and then chairman of the board of directors of JSC Creative Production Association St. Petersburg Documentary Film Studio.

Honorary Worker of Higher Professional Education (2009); "Justice" Prize in the nomination "For Considerable Contribution to Legal Education of the General Public and Consolidation of the Legal Community of St. Petersburg and Leningrad Region" (2016);
medal of the Order of Merit 2nd Class (2018).