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Sergey Shishkarev
Born on the 2nd of February 1968 in Novorossiysk. Proficient in 4 foreign languages: English, Portuguese, Hungarian and Italian.
Professional activity
In 1993 Sergey Shishkarev founded Delo Group, one of the largest transportation holding companies, and remained at its head until 1999. Mr. Shishkarev was elected twice to the Board of Directors of Novorossiysk Commercial Sea Port (NCSP).
In 1999-2012, Mr. Shishkarev was elected to the State Duma of Russia, where he held various executive positions in the Committee on International Affairs, the Committee on Energy, Transport and Communications and was Head of the Committee on Transport till 2012. He is an author of over 50 bills in the sphere of transport.
In 2008-2011, he held the position of a Chief Delegate of the Federal Assembly of the Russian Federation in the Parliamentary Assembly of the Black Sea Economic Cooperation.
In 2013-2018, Mr. Shishkarev was in position of the First Deputy Chairman of the Marine Board under the Government of the Russian Federation and Head of the Presidium.
Since July 2014, Sergey Shishkarev has been the President of Delo Group, currently he is the Chairman of the Board of Directors of Delo Group.
In April 2015, Sergey Shishkarev was elected Head of the Handball Federation of Russia.
In 2017-2018, Sergey Shishkarev served as an Independent Director in the Board of Directors of GLONASS.
In 2018-2021, Sergey Shishkarev was a member of the Global Ports Investments’ Board of Directors.
In 2020-2022, Sergey Shishkarev was the Chairman of the Board of Directors of PJSC TransContainer.
In April 2021, Sergey Shishkarev was included in the Government Commission on Transport.
In December 2022, Sergey Shishkarev was elected Vice President of the Russian Olympic Committee.
In February 2023, Sergey Shishkarev was elected Chairman of the Supreme Council of the Handball Federation of Russia.
In March 2023, Sergey Shishkarev entered the Presidential Council for the Development of Physical Culture and Sport.
Sergey Shishkarev is the honoree of the Medal of the Order for Merit to the Fatherland Second Class, “300 years of Russian Fleet” Medal, Badge of Honor of Russian State Duma for “Merit in Parliamentarism Development” and other official rewards. He is awarded for restoration of Orthodox Churches with The Order of Russian Orthodox Church of Blessed Knyaz Daniil Moskovskiy, Order of Russian Orthodox Church of Reverend Sergiy Radonezhskiy.

Honoree of the Order of Friendship by the Presidential Decree of 18 May 2017 “for successful preparation of athletes who achieved high sporting results (gold) at XXXI Olympic Games-2016 in Rio-de-Janeiro (Brazil)”.

On 17th of July 2018 Sergey Shishkarev was awarded the honorary title of the Honorary Citizen of Novorossiysk by the City Duma Decree No 317.

1985 In 1985, Sergey Shishkarev entered Minsk State Institute of Foreign Languages, during his second year he was drafted in the military where he served in the Marine Corps of the Northern Fleet.
1992 On the recommendation of the command he entered the Military Red Banner Institute of the Ministry of Defense, Department of Western Languages, and graduated with honors in 1992 with a military interpreter degree in Portuguese and Hungarian. Reserve colonel.
2001 In 2001, Sergey Shishkarev defended Ph.D. thesis in Legal Science on the subject “France Police system”.
2003 In 2003, he graduated with honors from the Russian Academy of Public Administration under the President of the Russian Federation (RAPA), with a degree in State and Municipal Management specializing in Finance, Taxation and Credit.
2010 Defended doctoral thesis “Legal Order in Prevention of Corruption Realm: Theoretical and Legal Research”, Doctor of Law.


Delo Group is a Russian transportation and logistics holding, operating its own fleet and managing sea container terminals in the Azov-Black Sea, Baltic and Far Eastern basins, a network of railway container terminals, a fleet of containers and fitting platforms. The parent company of the Group is Delo Management Company.

The Group's stevedoring business includes DeloPorts holding and Global Ports, a leading container terminal operator. The transport and logistics business of the Group is made up of the multimodal transport operator RUSCON and the intermodal container operator TransContainer. The shipping business is represented by the Sakhalin Shipping Company (SASCO), one of the biggest Russian shipping companies.
Delo Group in numbers
30 years
successful work in the market of transport services
billion $
investment in terminal development
and infrastructure
million TEUs
capacity of railway
container terminals


railway container
million TEUs
capacity of railway
container terminals
Key business areas:
  • Stevedoring
  • Transport and logistics
  • Shipping

Handball Federation of Russia
HFR is an all-Russian public sports organization. Its key purpose is support and creating of conditions for handball development in Russia in creation, carrying out activities aimed at sportsmen qualification improvement, preparation of sports reserve, promotion of this sport in Russia and worldwide as well as strengthening of international sports connections in handball community.

An important component of the social policy of the Delo Group of Companies is the support of sports. For many years, the Group's companies have been actively supporting Russian sports, implementing projects in professional and children's sports at the national and club levels, contributing to the development of handball in Russia.