Andrey Guryev Sr. has been the Deputy Chairman of PhoAgro's Board of Directors since June 2013. He is also the Vice President of the Russian Union of Chemists and Chairman of the non-governmental organization DROZD – Children of Russia Educated and Healthy.
Prior to taking his current post at PhosAgro, Mr. Guryev was a Member of the Federation Council from the executive branch of the Murmansk oblast government from 2011 to 2013. Between 1995 and 2000, Mr. Guryev was the Head of the Mining and Chemical Products Department, First Deputy CEO of ROSPROM; he then headed the Y. V. Samoilov Research Institute for Fertilizers and Insectofungicides (NIUIF). He was the Deputy Director of Menatep Group from 1990 to 1995.
In 1987 to 1990, Andrey Guryev Sr. served as the Committee Secretary of the Frunsensky District Komsomol (Moscow). He was a Judo instructor and Committee Secretary at the Mosgorsovet’s Dinamo Komsomol organisation from 1978 to 1987.
Andrey G. Guryev has a degree in economics and management of mining and exploration enterprises from the G. V. Plekhanov St. Petersburg State Mining Institute. He graduated from the Central State Institute for Physical Education with a degree in physical education and sport.
Mr. Guryev was born in 1960.
He is an international-class master of sport in Judo and an honoured trainer of Russia. He has also been awarded the Medal of Honour of the Russian Federation, Certificates of Honour from the Russian Federation President and State Duma, and has been decorated by the Russian Orthodox Church.