Vladimir Lisin, born in Moscow, is the second wealthiest man in Russia and the 41st richest person in the world. His estimated net worth is over $14 billion. Lisin is a world-renowned expert in metallurgy. He serves chairman of Novolipetsk Steel (NLMK) one Russia’s largest steel corporations. He is also the majority shareholder of NLMK. He has exercised his prowess in metallurgy by publishing more than 100 articles on the subject and has secured multiple patents in the industry.