Mr.Chekunkov was born on October 3rd, 1980 in Minsk.
In 2001 he graduated in International Economics from MGIMO University.
Alexei has a track record in investments of over 15 years. He held senior positions at the Russian Direct Investment Fund (RDIF), A-1 (Alfa Group), Delta Private Equity (US-Russia Investment Fund), ALROSA Investment group.
In 2011-2013 Alexei served as a Director, Member of the Management Board and Investment Committee at RDIF where he was responsible for investments in healthcare, energy and commodities sectors as well as for establishing The Russia-China Investment Fund with $2 billion under management.
Since October 2014 Mr. Chekunkov is the CEO of the Far East Development Fund.