Ambassador

Andrey Tatarinov

born 1951

Education: Higher

Graduated from: the Moscow State Institute of International Relations in 1973, speaks Vietnamese, English and French

Diplomatic rank – Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary 

Entered diplomatic service in 1973

1973-1977 – Embassy of the USSR in the Socialist Republic of Vietnam

1982-1988 – Embassy of the USSR in the Socialist Republic of Vietnam

1992-1997 – Minister-Counsellor, Russian Embassy in Thailand

1997-2001 – Deputy Director, Department of Personnel, MFA of Russia

2001-2004 – Russian Ambassador to the Socialist Republic of Vietnam

2004-2008 – Deputy Director of the Department of ASEAN Member States and Common Asian Problems of the MFA of Russia; Special Representative of the Minister of Foreign Affairs of Russia to ASEAN Member States and South Pacific Countries

2008 – Director, Department of Asia-Pacific Cooperation, MFA of Russia

2008-2012 – Russian Ambassador to New Zealand

2012-2015 – Director, Third Department of Asia, MFA of Russia

2015 – Russian Ambassador to Singapore

Decorations:

1980 г. – medal «For Labour Valour»

2002 г. – Certificate of Honour of MFA of Russia

2011 г. – Order of Honour

Married with a son