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Nicholas Burakow

investment and trading company executive

Nicholas Burakow, American Investment and trading company executive. Director school board Leningrad. American School American Consulate General, 1983-1985; Member American Economics Association, Association for Comparative Economics 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.

Membership

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

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Avocations: 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