H.E. Mr. Alexander EFIMOV

Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Russian Federation to the United Arab Emirates

Born in 1958.

Graduated from the Moscow State Institute of International Relations in 1980.

Speaks Arabic and English.

Joined the diplomatic service in 1980. Held various diplomatic posts in the MFA headquarters and abroad.

1980-1985 Iraq

1991-1995 Syria

1998-2002 – Libya  

2004-2008 Jordan

2010-2013 Deputy Director of the Middle East and North Africa Department MFA.

April 16, 2013 Appointed Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Russian Federation to the United Arab Emirates.

Married, has a daughter.