World-Class Russian Education!

The goal of Project 5-100 is to maximize the competitive position of a group of leading Russian universities in the global research and education market.


Malcolm J. Grant

Member of the Council

Chairman of the National Healthcare System of England

Chancellor of the University of York.

Member of Hong Kong University Grants Committee, Head of Strategy Committee.

Member of the International Board of Moscow Institute of Physics and Technology (Russia).

At the helm of University College London, Sir Malcolm conducted extensive governance and academic reputation reforms, raised substantial investment for research, infrastructure and educational development. Under his guidance, the university became a global research leader in biology, medicine, pedagogy and social sciences.

Sir Malcolm acted as Chairman of the Local Government Commission for England, Agriculture and Environment Biotechnology Commission, Russell Group (which includes the UK’s 24 best universities), as well as Board Member of the Higher Education Funding Council for England and Economic and Social Research Council.


Global trends in higher education and university evolution, university governance, collaboration of central and local authorities, land law, environmental legislation, medicine, regulation of biotechnology.


LLB (1970), LLM (1973), LLD (1986), University of Otago (New Zealand).

Professional experience:

2015-present – Chancellor of the University of York (United Kingdom).

2011-present – Board member and Chairman of the National Healthcare System.

2003-2013 – President and Provost of University College London (United Kingdom).

1991-2013 – Vice Rector, Professor at Cambridge University (United Kingdom).

1986-1991 – Professor of Law and Vice Dean of University College London Law Faculty (United Kingdom).

1972-1986 – Lecturer in Law at Southampton University (United Kingdom).


Knighted for services to higher education (2013).

Appointed Commander of the Order of the British Empire for services in planning law and local government (2003).