Vladimir Aristarkhov

Director, the Russian Scientific Research Institute of Cultural and Natural Heritage named after D. S. Likhachev.
Began his career in 1990 as the head and founder of commercial structures specializing in industrial construction, freight transport and foreign trade.
Since 2002 — a member of the United Russia party. In 2003–2007 headed the Moscow Regional Branch of the All-Russian Public Organization of United Russia "Young Guard". Since 2007 — a deputy of the Moscow Regional Duma. He was a member of the Committee on Education, Culture, Sports, Youth Affairs and Tourism. Since 2012 - Advisor to the Minister of Culture of the Russian Federation. In 2013–2018 — First Deputy Minister of Culture of the Russian Federation. Head of the departmental project of the Ministry of Culture of Russia on the conservation of monuments of wooden architecture.