Alexander Gabuev

Alexander Gabuev, based in Moscow, is a Senior Advisor at ASG, where he advises clients on market access strategy in Russia and the Commonwealth of Independent States.

Previously, Mr. Gabuev was a member of the editorial board of Kommersant publishing house and served as Deputy Editor in Chief of Kommersant-Vlast, one of Russia’s most influential news outlets. He began his career at Kommersant working as a Senior Diplomatic Reporter covering then-President Dmitry Medvedev, and as Deputy Foreign Editor for Kommersant. His reporting covered Russia’s relations with Asian powers and the connection between Russian business interests and foreign policy.

He has worked as a Non-resident Visiting Research Fellow at the European Council on Foreign Relations, was a Visiting Fellow at Fudan University in Shanghai, China, and taught courses on Chinese energy policy and political culture at Moscow State University.

Mr. Gabuev is also a Senior Fellow and the Chair of the Russia in the Asia-Pacific Program at the Carnegie Moscow Center, where his research focuses on Russia’s policy toward East and Southeast Asia, and political and ideological trends in China. He is a Munich Young Leader of Munich International Security Conference and a member of Council on Foreign and Defense Policy.

He earned an MA in Stock Markets and Investments from the Russian Higher School of Economics and an MA in Chinese History from Moscow State University. He received a BA in Chinese History, also from Moscow State University. He is fluent in Chinese, English, German, and Russian.