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Nicholas Burakow

Nicholas Burakow, American investment and trading company executive. Director school board Leningrad. American School American Consulate General, 1983-1985; Member American Economic Association, Association for Comparative Economic Studies, American Association for Advancement of Slavic Studies.

Background

  • Burakow, Nicholas was born on October 1, 1949 in Ecksberg, Federal Republic Germany. Came to the United States, 1951. Son of Anatoli and Erika (Subkovitch) Burakow.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Science in Management Science, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, 1971. Master of Science in Operations Research, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, 1972. Master of Arts in Economics, Doctor of Philosophy in Economics, University Notre Dame, 1980.

    Career

    • Sales representative Masonite Corporation, Elnora, New York, 1972-1974. Assistant vice president Miles Laboratories, Elkhart, Indiana, 1974-1976. Joined Foreign Service Department State, 1976.

      Economics officer American Embassy, Bucharest, Romania, 1977-1979. Foreign relations officer Department State, Washington, 1979-1983. Deputy principal officer American Consulate General, Leningrad, Union of the Soviet Socialist Republics, 1983-1985.

      Director monetary affairs Department State, Washington, 1985-1987. Resigned, 1987; president Global Trade and Investment, Inc., Fairfax, Virginia, since 1987. Board directors International Coach Federation Chemconsult, Budapest, Hungary.

    Works

    • Contributor articles International Herald Tribune, Washington Times, others. Editorial board East West Reports, Washington, since 1990.

    Politics

    Party affiliation: russian Orthodox Catholic.

    Religion

    Membership

    Director school board Leningrad. American School American Consulate General, 1983-1985. Member American Economic Association, Association for Comparative Economic Studies, American Association for Advancement of Slavic Studies.

    Personality

    Interests

    Golf, tennis.

    Connections

    • Married Diane Kay Spencer, July 17, 1976. Children: Alexandra, Michael.
    • father: Anatoli Burakow
    • mother: Erika (Subkovitch) Burakow
    • spouse: Diane Kay Spencer
    • children: Alexandra Burakow
    • Michael Burakow
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    Born October 1, 1949
    (age 67)
    Nationality
    • 1971
      Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute
    • 1972
      Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute
    • 1980
      Doctor of Philosophy in Economics
    • 1972 - 1974
      Sales representative Masonite Corporation
      Elnora, Indiana, United States
    • 1974 - 1976
      assistant, vice president Miles Laboratories
      Elkhart, Indiana, United States
    • 1976
      joined Foreign Service Department State
    • 1977 - 1979
      economics officer, American Embassy
      Bucharest, Vaslui, Romania
    • 1979 - 1983
      foreign relations officer, Department State
      Washington, United States
    • 1983 - 1985
      deputy principal officer, American Consulate General
      Leningrad, Russian Federation
    • 1985 - 1987
      director, monetary affairs Department State
      Washington, United States
    • 1987
      president, Global Trade and Investment
      Fairfax, Virginia, United States
    • 1987
      resigned
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