Georgy Putnikov

Vice President, International Confederation of antique and art dealers of Russia & CIS

Since 2001, Georgy Putnikov has been consultant to The Unique Art Gallery.

From 1996, he was General Director of Akvarel Gallery, and from 1992 was head of a publishing house specializing in art literature.

Between 1985 and 1991, Mr Putnikov worked at the Novosti publishing house as Senior Editor of the department of publications in Eastern languages. In 1982-83, he was a military translator in the People’s Republic of Yemen.

Mr Putnikov is a graduate of the Institute of Asia and Africa at Moscow State University, specializing in Arabic art and history. He is the author of a number of articles on the history and culture of the Middle East.