The EAG Chairman is Chikhanchin Yury Anatolyevich.
Born on June 17, 1951 in Krasnoyarsk.
In 1974 he graduated from the Siberian Institute of Technology as a production engineer.
From 1974 till 1978 worked for the enterprises in the Krasnoyarsk Territory (as a foreman, senior foreman, head of production planning department).
From 1978 till 1994 served in the security agencies.
From 1994 till 2000 held position of the head of the East-Siberian regional department of the Federal Currency and Export Control Service. From 2000 till 2002 was the head of a Department in the Ministry of Finance of Russia.
From 2002 till 2004 was the first Vice-Chairman of the Financial Monitoring Committee of the Russian Federation. From 2004 till 2007 was the Deputy Head of the Federal Financial Monitoring Service. From September 2007 till May 2008 was the Head of the Secretariat of the Prime Minister of the Russian Federation.
Mr. Chikhanchin is appointed the Head of the Federal Financial Monitoring Service by the Decision of the Government of the Russian Federation dated May 22, 2008 No. 725-R. On 13 June 2012 he was reappointed Director of the Federal Financial Monitoring Service.
Mr. Chikhanchin holds the rank of the Class I Active State Advisor of the Russian Federation, Ph.D. in Economics, has a title of Honored Economist of the Russian Federation. He has got honorary acknowledgement from the President of the Russian Federation and the Prime Minister of the Russian Federation; was awarded by the Order of Honor.