Deputy Director General for General Affairs
Viktor Kolesnikov graduated from Moscow Institute of Engineers for Geodesy, Aerial Photography and Cartography majored in space geodesy.
He has been working at VSEGEI since 1994. Over the years, he held the positions of chief engineer and director of the State Unitary Enterprise "St. Petersburg Cartographic Factory of VSEGEI", director of the Publishing House, then the Publishing and Exhibition Center. Since 2012, he has been working as VSEGEI Deputy Director for General Administration.
Mr. Kolesnikov supervises issues of administrative, procurement, publishing and exhibition activities, as well as the organization of fieldwork support. Awarded with the Medals of the Order of Merit to the Fatherland 2nd and 1st classes of the (2001, 2007), 2011 Laureate of the Russian Federation Government Prize in Science and Technology.