Biography

Mikhail Leonov

Deputy Director General

Supervises the activities of the Departments for Cultural Programmes, Marketing and Communications, Spectator Programmes, and Ceremonies. 

Born on December 31, 1985.

Graduated from:
2008 – Kuibyshev Polytechnic Institute named after V.V.Kuibyshev

Career history:
2000-2011 – Chief Accountant, Finance Director, Four Tatars KVN team;
2011-2012 – Head of the Administrative Department, Kazan 2013 Exevutive Directorate;
2013-2018 – Head of the Autonomous Subdivision in the Host City of Kazan, Regional Communications Department at the 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia™ Local Organising Committee (LOC);
2018 - present – Deputy Director General, Directorate for Sports and Social Projects.

Awards: 
  • Commendation letter signed by the Minister of Sport of the Russian Federation;
  • Commendation letter signed by the President of the Republic of Tatarstan;
  • Letter of gratitude from the Cabinet of Ministers of the Republic of Tatarstan;
  • Commendation letter signed by the Mayor of Kazan;
  • Certificate of honour from the Ministry of Sport of the Russian Federation.