Director, Centre for Resource Economics, RANEPA
PhD, Senior Research Fellow at RANEPA
Previously worked as a Business Development Advisor with British Petroleum where he focused on new business origination and project evaluation in the exploration and production division of the company. Between 2002 and 2005, he worked in the Russian Presidential Administration as a Senior Advisor dealing with economic, energy and environmental issues. Prior to that he worked at the Multilateral Investment Guarantee Agency of the World Bank in Washington and as Advisor to the Deputy Chairman of the Committee on Property of the Russian Parliament. As founder of the consulting firm Khaznah Strategies, he advises companies and government agencies on various natural resources projects. He received a Master’s degree in international economics from the Johns Hopkins School of Advanced International Studies (SAIS) in Washington, DC and a Bachelor’s degree and a PhD in political philosophy from Moscow State University. Since 2006, he has been teaching a course at RANEPA that focuses on public administration in resource economies.