Konstantin von Eggert
Commentator, Deutsche WelleRussia
Konstantin von Eggert is an independent journalist, political analyst and communications consultant. He is a weekly Russian affairs columnist for Deutsche Welle and a contributor to TV Rain, Russia’s independent TV channel. In 2010-2015 he worked for Kommersant. Prior to that, he was Vice-President for Public and Government Affairs for ExxonMobil Russia Inc. In 1998-2009, Mr. v. Eggert was Senior Correspondent, then Editor-in-Chief of the BBC Russian Service Moscow bureau. Previously he worked as the Diplomatic Correspondent, and later Deputy Foreign Editor of Izvestia daily. In 2008, Queen Elizabeth II made Mr. v. Eggert an Honorary Member of the Most Excellent Order of the British Empire. Also, President Adamkus awarded him Commander’s Cross of the Order of Merit of Lithuania.