the president of the Russian Kyokushin Association.
Born March 1, 1956 in Perm, in the family, working in an oil sector.
After graduating from a high school in 1973, he entered the Perm Polytechnic Institute, graduated in 1978, qualified as a mining engineer.
In 1988 he has founded and headed the sports and health association, called “Contact”.
Since 1990 – General Director of “EX LIMITED”, from 1996 – President of “E.K.S. International” corporation, uniting businesses of the “EX” group.
Since 1994 – Chairman of the Committee on Economic Policy and Taxes of Regional Legislative Assembly and the deputy of the Perm City Duma.
Since December 9, 1996 – The head of the city of Perm.
Since March 9, 2004, – the Minister of Natural Resources of the Russian Federation.
Since 2013, – Deputy Prime Minister of Russia and Presidential Envoy to the Far Eastern Federal District
Practices Kyokushin since 1978 year;
Holds a 5th dan in Kyokushin,
Other hobbies: racing, hunting.
June 1, 2005, the Minister of Natural Resources and environment of the Russian Federation Yuri Trutnev was elected as a co-president of the Russian Union of Martial Arts.
Married, bringing up five children.