igorIgor Mintusov is a political consultant, public relations manager and professional manager of election campaigns.

Mintusov is Chairman of the Board of directors of Niccolo M, President of International Association of Business Communicators-Russia, and Vice President of Russian Association for Public Relations.

Throughout twenty years of work, Mintusov has supervised over one hundred Russian and international election campaigns. He took a part in the preparation for the Russian parliamentary elections in 1993, 1995, 1999, 2003, 2007 and the presidential elections in 1991, 1996, 2000 and 2004. He has worked in parliamentary elections in Poland (1997), Ukraine (2002, 2003, 2007), Mongolia (2004, 2008), USA congressional elections in Florida and Connecticut (1998), parliamentary elections in Latvia (1998), Slovakia (2002), presidential elections in Mongolia (2001, 2005), Nicaragua (2001), Lithuania (2002).

During the Russian presidential election in 1996 he was a personal image consultant to the then President of the Russian Federation, Boris Yeltsin. Mintusov was the first in Russia to use applied qualitative sociological methods in marketing and political studies.

He is the author of Political Consulting (2002) with E.V. Egorova-Gantman and Crime without Punishment (2008) about falsifications during the elections of deputies of the State Duma in 2007 and presidential elections of the Russian Federation in 2008