The Communications Systems Expert Council under CPMI was created with the aim of improving the quality of expert evaluation, engineering, construction and exploitation of communications systems. The Board includes not only CPMRI specialists, but also renowned specialists in the telecommunications industry.

The Chairman of the Communications Systems Expert Council

Aleksandr Polnikov is an honorary radio operator, communications master, Veteran of labor.

In 1968 he graduated from the Kuibyshev Electronic Technical Institute of Communications, in 1987 – from the Academy of National Economy under the USSR Cabinet.

Aleksandr has been working for more than 35 years in the communications industry. He has worked his way up from a mechanic to deputy head of the main department in communications installations construction under the Ministry of Communications of the Russian Federation.

From 1971 to 1978 he worked in the construction and installation office of the Building and Construction Department-402 of “Svyazstroy-4” trust, where he held thepositions of an engineer, head engineer and head of Mobile Mechanical Division-402.

From 1978 to 1980 he was the head engineer and director of “Svyazstroy-4” trust in Kazan.

From 1980 to 1993 he was the head engineer of Russian association “Rossvyazstroy” under the Ministry of Communications of the Russian Federation.

From 1993 to 1995 he was the first vice-president of the “Svyazstroy” company group.

From 1995 to 1998 he was the head of the main department of capital development at the Ministry of Communications of the Russian Federation.

From 1998 to 2004 – Chief operating officer – director of the construction and capital investment department of JSC “Svyazinvest”.

From 2004 to 2006 – director of the representational office of JSC “Sibirtelecom” in Moscow.

From 2006 to 2011 – advisor to the CEO of JSC “Giprosvyaz”.

From 2011 to present – director of the Center for Non-government Expert Evaluation “ExpertTelecom” (Autonomous Non-commercial Organization “ExpertTelecom”).

Materials of the Expert Council on communications systems