President of the Institute of system analysis and expertise of the Russian academy of natural sciences (RANS), member of the Eurasian development Bank, Candidate of Sciences in Economics, Major General, corresponding member of the Russian academy of rocket and artillery sciences (RARAS)
In 1974, Alexander Piskunov graduated from the F.E. Dzerzhinsky military academy with a degree in military radio engineering, and in 1980 took an adjunct course at the same academy. He also studied at the Financial Academy under the Government of the Russian Federation and the Business School in London. Candidate of Sciences in Economics, corresponding member of RARAS and RANS.
- Piskunov served at the Plesetsk spaceport in Arkhangelsk region from 1974 to 1990.
People’s Deputy of the Supreme Soviet of the RSFSR (1990-1993), Chairman of the Deputy group «North», Deputy Chairman of the Committee on defense and security.
Adviser to the 1st Deputy Minister of defense of the Russian Federation (1993).
Deputy of the State Duma of the Federal Assembly of the Russian Federation of the first convocation from Kotlas single-member constituency No. 61 (Arkhangelsk region) (December 12, 1993-1996), member of the deputy group «New regional policy», Deputy Chairman of the defense Committee from January 17, 1994 to 1996.
From 1996-1997- Deputy head of the Administrative Department of the government of the Russian Federation. Later — head of the Administrative Department of the Government Office, deputy head of the government Office of the Russian Federation.
Deputy of the state Duma of the 3rd convocation from December 19, 1999-member of the Deputy group «Regions of Russia».
Auditor of the accounting chamber of the Russian Federation from April 5, 2001 to September 20, 2013.
Assistant to the Plenipotentiary representative of the President of the Russian Federation in the Central Federal district from December 2013 to 2018.
Currently, A. Piskunov is the President of the Institute of system analysis and expertise of the Russian Academy of Sciences, an employee of the Eurasian development Bank.