the Secretary General of IAU
The IAU Secretary General is appointed by the IAU President. The Secretary General is a member of the Executive Committee and the Presidium. The current Secretary General is Valery Alexandrovich Ashikhmin.
Date of birth: May 28, 1963
Education: Tax Academy of the Russian Federation, qualification – lawyer; Russian State University of Physical
Education, Sport, Youth and Tourism, qualification – shooting sports coach
Public activities: Chairman of All-Russian Nonprofit Organization “Crossbow Shooting Federation of Russia”; Chairman of All-Russian
Nonprofit Organization “All-around Shooting Federation”; Secretary General of the IAU International Crossbow Shooting Union
Sporting merits: Master of Sports of Russia in crossbow shooting; Honored Coach of Russia