Olga Golodets headed the Organizing committee for WorldSkills World Championship 2019 in Russia

Dmitry Medvedev approved the composition of the organization committee on preparation and holding of Worldskills Championship 2019 in Kazan. The document was published on the website of the Government on December 1, 2015.

The Deputy Prime Minister of the Russian Federation Olga Golodets headed the organization committee. The Vice-Chairman of the organization committee – the Minister of Education and Science of the Russian Federation Dmitry Livanov and the President of the Republic of Tatarstan Rustam Minnikhanov.

The organization committee includes representatives of federal ministries and agencies, state authorities of the Republic of Tatarstan, eads of the Agency for Strategic Initiatives (ASI), “Business Russia” and Chamber of Commerce and Industry of the Russian Federation, heads of Russian companies - partners of the WorldSkills movement: PJSC KAMAZ, GC Roscosmos (Russian Federal Space Agency), PJSC Kazan Helicopter Plant, PJSC Tatneft n.a. V.D. Shashin, GC “Rosatom” (State Atomic Energy Corporation).

The organization committee of Worldskills 2019 also includes representatives of the largest federal media - General Director of FGUP (Federal State Unitary Enterprise) All-Russia State Television and Radio Broadcasting Company (VGTRK) Oleg Dobrodeev and the General Director of Information Agency of Russia TASS Sergey Mikhailov.

Russia has won the right to host the world championship on professional skills in accordance with WorldSkills standards in Kazan in 2019 by the results of the general voting at the General Assembly of the international association WorldSkills International which took place within the world championship of professional skills WorldSkills Competition 2015 in Sao Paulo (Brazil) on August 10, 2015.

The Ministry of Education and Science of the Russian Federation prepared an order approving the composition of the WorldSkills 2019 organization committee in response to the set of instructions of the President of Russia Vladimir Putin following the results of his meeting with the national team on professional skills on September 1, 2015.