Minister

Aleksey Lesonen

Date of birth: March, 21, 1978

Place of birth: the Republic of Karelia, Petrozavodsk

Education:

In 2000 graduated from the Karelian State Pedagogical Academy, specialty: "psychology".

Secondary special education: The Academy of Budget and Treasury, specialty "finance".

Biography:

— 2001-2002 – The Center of Education Development, deputy Director for research and methodology

— 2002-2011 – the Administration of Petrozavodsk: the head specialist of the Programs and Projects Department; the head specialist of the Education Department; the head specialist of the Investment and Target Programs Bureau; Deputy Head of the Investment and Target Programs Bureau; the head specialist of the Municipal Economy Sector and Long-term Development bureau.

— 2011-2015 – Deputy Minister of Culture of the Republic of Karelia

— Since December, 2015 – Minister of Culture of the Republic of Karelia