CENTRE FOR RESOURCE ECONOMICS
THE RUSSIAN PRESIDENTIAL ACADEMY OF NATIONAL ECONOMY
AND PUBLIC ADMINISTRATION
CENTRE FOR RESOURCE ECONOMICSTHE RUSSIAN PRESIDENTIAL ACADEMY
OF NATIONAL ECONOMY
AND PUBLIC ADMINISTRATION

 

Staff and advisors

 

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Peter Kaznacheev

Director of the Centre

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 read more


Svetlana Zubkova

Deputy director

Previously worked at NORMETIMPEX, JSC (subsidiary of Norilsk Nickel MMC), where she was
responsible for purchasing process and conducted management consulting projects. Prior to
NORMETIMPEX, Ms. Zubkova worked in political consulting. read more


Nikola Kjurchiski 

Senior Research Fellow at the Center and RANEPA

The main focus of Mr. Kjurchiski’s work are Gulf oil monarchies and public administration in resource economies. He took part in analysing country data for the RANEPA report “Resource Rents and Economic Growth and is currently BP PhD student in Political Science at RANEPA. read more


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Regina Samoilova

Consultant, Research Fellow at RANEPA

Prior to joining the Center she conducted technical and economic valuations of oil projects at a Lukoil subsidiary company (Lukoil Engineering) in Moscow. Before that, she worked in the banking sector. read more


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Irina Grinets

Consultant

Prior to joining the Centre she worked as an analyst at Deloitte in Moscow, where she evaluated oil and gas projects and conducted management consulting work for various oil and mining companies. Before Deloitte she worked in the economic department at the British Petroleum Moscow office, read more


Advisory Board of the Centre for Resource Economics


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Bill Bosler

Chemical Engineer, Oil & Gas Lifecycle Supply Chain Operations

Mr. Bosler is a Professional Engineer with over 40 years of experience in the oil and gas value chain from wellhead to gas station and from project concept to supply chain operations. He worked with various companies, including Exxon Company USA, Booz, Allen and Hamilton Inc., and Bonner and Moore Associates, Inc. read more


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John Eyre

Executive Director of North Coast Consulting Ltd.

Mr. Eyre has over 40 years of experience in the international minerals industry as minerals and environmental manager, lecturer, consultant and mineral agent in over 30 countries throughout the world. He has headed minerals market analysis, economic, technical and environmental studies. He is either sole-author or co-author of over 50 academic papers, research reports or books relating to mining and minerals extraction. read more


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Thane Gustafson

Senior Director of IHS Cambridge Energy Research Associates (IHS CERA) and Professor of Government at Georgetown University

Dr. Gustafson has spent 40 years studying and travelling in Russia, Ukraine and the rest of the former Soviet Union. Dr. Gustafson founded the IHS CERA Russian and Caspian team in 1990 and directed it for 15 years. He is the author of over 200 IHS CERA reports. read more


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Dr. Valery Kryukov

Deputy Director of the Institute of Industrial Economics at the Russian Academy of Sciences

Dr. Sc. (Economics), Professor, Corresponding Member of the Russian Academy of Sciences

One of Russia’s leading experts in the field of oil and gas economics. He is Head of the Energy and Commodity Markets Department at the Higher School of Economics read more


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Lou Naumovski

Vice President of the Canadian mining company Kinross Gold Corporation and General Manager of the company’s Moscow Representative Office

Chairman of the National Board of the Canada-Eurasia-Russia Business Association (CERBA). In 2000-2007 Naumovski was Senior Vice President at Visa International Central Europe, Middle East and Africa Division. Prior to that, he worked as Senior Banker at the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development in Russia. read more


Researchers

 

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Svyatoslav Pikh Intern, student at HSE

Before becoming as Intern at The Center on Resource Economics, Svyatoslav was an research assistant at the Center for Comprehensive European and International Studies at HSE. At this time, his major sphere of research at the Center is the study of international gas markets and government regulation of oil and gas sectors of foreign countries. read more


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Raphael Baffo Intern, student at RANEPA

Prior to joining the Centre he worked as an Administrative Manager in the Supply Chain Management Unit of Komfo Anokye Teaching Hospital (KATH) in Ghana, handling internal research activities for the unit. read more


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Ivan Maximov Intern, student at RANEPA

Ivan is in his third year at the Faculty of Economics at RANEPA. He is also engaged in research work in the Student Center for Economic Research at RANEPA. Fluent in English and French at advanced level. read more