Russian political analyst, journalist and host for Kommersant FM. Honorary graduate of the Institute of Asian and African Studies of the Moscow State University. Mr. von Eggert was international reporter and deputy editor for Izvestia newspaper and senior correspondent and editor-in-chief of BBC Moscow Bureau. In 2009-2010 worked as Vice-President for ExxonMobil Russia. Honorary Member of the Order of the British Empire and recipient of Commander’s Cross of the Order of Merit of Lithuania. Member of the Royal Institute of International Affairs (UK); member of the Editorial Board of “Pro et Contra and “Security Index” magazines.