Dmitry Fyodorovich Mezentsev (Russian: Дми́трий Фёдорович Ме́зенцев; born 18 August 1959, Leningrad) is a Russian politician and the Governor of Irkutsk Oblast, General Secretary of Shanghai Cooperation Organisation, appointed on 7 June 2012, to hold position from January 1, 2013 to December 31, 2015. He was appointed to head the foreign affairs and media committees in the upper house of the Duma by Vladimir Putin.
His awards include:
- Order For Merit to the Fatherland 4th class
- Order of Honour
- Medal "For Construction of the Baikal-Amur Railway" (USSR)
- Commander of the Order of the Legion of Honour (France)
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