Étienne Schneider

Independent Director

Education

Graduated from the Institut catholique des hautes études commerciales (ICHEC) in Brussels and from the Greenwich University in London.

1995

He was awarded a degree in commercial and financial sciences.

Professional experience

Mr Schneider has been a member of the Sistema PJSFC Board of Directors since 2020 and is an Independent Director as defined by Bank of Russia and Moscow Exchange. He is a member of Strategy Committee; Audit, Finance and Risks Committee; Nomination, Remuneration and Governance Committee of the Board.

1995–2005

Served as a municipal councilor in Kayl in Luxembourg.

2005–2010

Following the municipal elections of 2005, he was elected first alderman, a mandate he held until 2010. 

1997–2004

He assumed the role of secretary general of the Luxembourg Socialist Workers’ Party (LSAP) parliamentary group in the Luxembourg Parliament. 

2012

Joined the government of the Grand Duchy of Luxembourg as Minister of the Economy and Foreign Trade.

2013

He was Deputy Prime Minister, Minister of the Economy, Minister of Internal Security and Minister of Defense of the Grand Duchy of Luxembourg.

2018–2020

He served as Deputy Prime Minister, Minister of the Economy and Minister of Health of the Grand Duchy of Luxembourg till February 2020.