Chairman’s corner

RZD (Russia Railways)


Born September 26, 1969

Graduated from St. Petersburg State University
of Economics and Finance in 1992, majoring in economics and industrial management.

1998–2000 JSC Lenenergo, Deputy Commercial Director, Commercial Director, Head of Logistics and Transport Department.
2000–2000 Deputy Director, JSC Freight Auto-Transport Company №21, Deputy Director.
2000–2001 Head of Finance and Economics Department, Office of the Plenipotentiary Representative of the Russian President, Northwest Federal District.
2001–2002 JSC LOMO, Deputy Director of Corporate Asset Management.
2002–2004 JSC Russian Fuel Company (Rostopprom), General Director
Jul. 2004-Nov. 2004 Federal Road Agency, Deputy Head.
Nov. 2004-Mar. 2009 Head of Federal Road Agency.
Mar. 2009 Appointed Deputy Minister of Transport of Russian Federation.
Aug. 2011 Attained rank of Active State Councillor of the Russian Federation, 1st Class.
2015 Appointed First Deputy Transport Minister of the Russian Federation by Decree 844-r of the Government of the Russian Federation, May 11, 2015
2015 Appointed President of JSC Russian Railways by Decree 1606-r of the Government of the Russian Federation, August 20, 2015

Government and industry awards

2003 Medal "In Commemoration of the 300th Anniversary of Saint Petersburg"
2004 Honorary Worker of the Fuel and Energy Industry
2005 Medal "In Commemoration of the 1000th Anniversary of Kazan"
2006 Citation from the President of the Russian Federation
2006 Medal of the Order “For Merit to the Fatherland,” 1st Degree
2009 Jubilee Breastpin In Memory of the 200th Anniversary of the Office of Water and Land Transport
2010 Order of Honor
2011 Certificate of Merit, Government Staff of the Russian Federation
2012 Distinction for “Service in Strengthening Cooperation with the Accounts Chamber of the Russian Federation”
2012 Honorary Road Builder of Russia breastpin
2013 Certificate of Merit, Accounts Chamber of the Russian Federation
2014 Honorary Transport Worker of Russia
2014 20 Years of the Federation Council medal
2014 Medal of the Order “For Merit to the Fatherland”, 4th degree
2014 Russian Federation Presidential Certificate of Honour

Oleg Belozerov is a member of the board of the Russian Union of Industrialists and Entrepreneurs, member of the board of the Russian Union of Industrialists and Entrepreneurs bureau, co-chairman of the Russia – France Business Cooperation Council on behalf of Russia.

New UIC Governance for 2017-2018 with Mr Renato MAZZONCINI as new UIC Chairman

FS (Italian Railways)


Born in 1968 in Brescia, with a degree in Electrical Engineering from Politecnico di Milano (Polytechnic University of Milan), Renato MAZZONCINI promoted the joint venture in Busitalia which today still binds Autoguidovie to the FS Group. As CEO of the two companies, he worked on the development and consolidation of the national leading operator of local public transport on road and underground. In 2005 he concluded a company joint venture agreement between Autoguidovie and the French public transport company Transdev (Caisse des Dépôts group), and represented Italy on the board until 2008.

CEO of Busitalia (2012-2015), CEO and Chairman of Ataf Gestioni (2012-2015), CEO and Director General of Autoguiovie (Ranza group), Transystem (Ansaldo Trasporti group), Mr Renato MAZZONCINI was appointed CEO and Director General of the Ferrovie dello Stato Italiane Group (FSI) from December 2015.

Mr Renato MAZZONCINI is actively involved on the scene of international railway cooperation as Vice President of the International Union of Railways (UIC), Member of the European Management Committee of UIC Europe and Member of the CER Management Committee.