Aleksey Teksler

Deputy Minister of Energy of the Russian Federation


“Issues related to energy efficiency are priorities in promoting innovative development in the fuel and energy industries. Reducing industrial energy consumption in carrying out high-tech projects of national importance is a priority for the Ministry.”


Aleksey Teksler was born on January 19, 1973, in Chelyabinsk to a family of professional workers.

In 1995, he graduated with honors from the Norilsk Industrial Institute as a planning engineer majoring in Economics and Management in Metallurgy.

From 1990 to 2007, he held various positions at Zavenyagin Norilsk Mining-and-Metallurgical Integrated Works and MMC Norilsk Nickel, from a technician to the chief executive of

Norilsk Support Facility, a subsidiary of MMC Norilsk Nickel.

His experience includes working as a civil servant.

In 2008–2009, he headed the Norilsk Administration.

From 2011, he was the Managing Director of the Krasnoyarsk business unit of Polyus.


Organizing and coordinating the exercise of the Ministry’s powers in the following areas:

  • preparation of the consolidated forecast of Russia’s socioeconomic development in the fuel and energy industries;
  • development strategies for the fuel and energy industries, including modernization, innovative development, and scientific support;
  • formulation and implementation of the Ministry’s R&D plan;
  • formation of the Ministry’s general position on the following issues: the development and implementation of government programs; the provision of public services; tax, customs, tariff, investment, and competition policies; policy implementation within the Customs Union and the World Trade Organization; environmental, urban planning, and land policies; technical regulation and industrial safety; the development of small and medium-sized enterprises;
  • exercise of the Ministry’s budget powers;
  • formation and maintenance of the Ministry’s contract service;
  • formation and implementation of the federal targeted investment program, long-term targeted programs, departmental targeted programs, and the provision of budget investments in the prescribed manner;
  • financial and economic analysis of the activities conducted by the energy industry’s entities;
  • coordination of state property administration, including defining the position of a shareholder, the Russian Federation, in the prescribed manner on certain issues;
  • audit in the fuel and energy industries.

Coordinating and supervising the activities of the following divisions of the Ministry:

  • Department for Budget Planning and Accounting;
  • Department for Corporate Governance, Pricing Conditions and Control and Audit in the Fuel and Energy Industries;
  • Department for Public Energy Policy.