Vice President of the Euro-Asian Jewish Congress. Known businessman, public figure, and patron.
Vice President of the Governing Board of “Alef-Bank.”
Mark Shabad is an activist of the Independent Jewish Movement, and up until now has been heading the Jewish Cultural Association (ECA), one of the first legal Jewish organizations in the USSR, which became the ideological and organizational foundation of VAAD and the Euro-Asian Jewish Congress.
He is the President of the Russian Friends of the Hebrew University in Jerusalem.
In 2007, he was elected to the post of EAJC Vice President at the General Assembly of the Euro-Asian Jewish Congress.
In June 2011 he was elected to the Executive Committee of the World Jewish Congress.