Igor Ivanovich Shuvalov (born 4 January 1967) is a Russian lawyer and politician. Since May 2012 he serves as First Deputy Prime Minister in Dmitry Medvedev's Cabinet. Previously, he served in the same capacity in Vladimir Putin's Second Cabinet. As First Deputy Prime Minister, he is the most senior member of the cabinet besides the Prime Minister and is responsible for federal budget and economic policies. He serves also as a member of the Council of the Eurasian Economic Commission.
The press regularly covers Shuvalov's extravagant lifestyle. The Times wrote that he "uses a £38 million private jet to transport his wife’s corgis to dog shows across Europe". The Daily Mail reports on Shuvalov's £12 million apartment "just a short walk from Downing Street". The Washington Times covers the controversy surrounding Shuvalov's alleged ownership of an enormous $9.4 million apartment in Moscow.
According to the 2012 declaration filed and posted on the Government of the Russian Federation’s website, Igor Shuvalov is the wealthiest member of the government. His income was 226,386,929 roubles. In the same year his spouse Olga Shuvalova earned 222,009,378 roubles.