Chairperson of the Board of the Cluster
Anatoly Zaitsev – Doctor of Economics, active member of the Russian Transport Academy, member of the Experts Council for Technical Policy in Design, Construction and Operation of HSR in the Russian Federation, Vice-President and active member of the International Transport Academy, Professor of the Department of Transport Economics and the Department of Electrical Power Traction at Emperor Alexander I St. Petersburg State Transport University (PGUPS), Head of the Scientific and Educational Centre for Innovative Development of Passenger Transportation (SECIDPT) at PGUPS.
1987–1996, 1997–1998 — Head of October Railway of the Ministry of Transport of the Russian Federation.
1996–1997 — Minister of Transport of the Russian Federation.
2003–2011— Deputy of the Legislative Assembly (LA), Chairperson of the Permanent Committee on Budget and Taxes of Leningrad Oblast.
2014–now — Editor-in-Chief of the scientific journal “Transportation Systems and Technology”.
2018–now— Member of the Public Council of Federal Transport Supervision Service.
Areas of interest – development and mastering of cutting-edge world technologies in transportation, railway track and machinery maintenance, economic aspects of passenger and freight transportation, innovative development of magnetic levitation technology transport.
Dr. Anatoly Zaitsev is the Head of the annual International Conference “Magnetic Levitation Transport Systems and Technologies”.
List of publications
Scientific and Research Projects delivered under A.A. Zaitsev’s supervision