Konstantin von Eggert

Journalist and political commentator

Russia

Konstantin von Eggert is a Russian journalist and political commentator. He was a diplomatic correspondent for Izvestia daily in the 1990s, Moscow Bureau Chief for the BBC Russian Service in 2002–08, and Deputy Editor and then Editor-in-Chief of Kommersant FM in 2012–13. In 2009–10, he also worked as Vice President for Public Affairs of ExxonMobil Russia Inc. In 2008, for services to the BBC, Queen Elizabeth II made him Honorary Member of the Order of the British Empire. He graduated from the Moscow University Institute of Asian and African Studies.