Prof. Dr. Andrey A. Konoplyanik - Honorary Professor at the School of Law
Prof. Dr. Andrey A. Konoplyanik is energy economist by background. Major professional areas: energy economics, energy & investment legislation, energy financing. Dr. of Science in international energy economics. Professor in International Oil & Gas Business.
Current positions: Adviser to Director General, Gazprom export LLC; Co-chair from Russian side of Work Stream 2 “Internal Markets”, Russia-EU Gas Advisory Council; member of the Scientific Council on system research in energy, Russian Academy of Sciences.
Some key professional steps: Research Fellow, Institute of World Economy & International Relations, USSR Academy of Sciences (1979-1990); Chief Specialist, USSR State Planning Committee GOSPLAN (1990-1991); Deputy Minister for external relations and direct foreign investments, Russian Ministry for Fuel & Energy (1991-1993); Head of drafters Russia’s legislation on production-sharing agreements (1993-1997); Executive Director, Russian Bank for Reconstruction and Development (1996-1999); President, Energy & Investment Policy & Project Financing Development Foundation (1999-2002); Deputy Secretary General, Energy Charter Secretariat (Brussels, 2002-2008).
A visiting lecturing professor at the State Academy of Management (1997-2002) and Russian State Gubkin Oil & Gas University (2008-2020) with special course “Evolution of international oil and gas markets and instruments of investment protection & stimulation in energy”.
Detailed professional biography of Prof. Dr. A.Konoplyanik, his publications, presentations and interviews are presented here.