Founder and general director of the National Energy Safety Foundation
Financial university under the Government of the Russian Federation, pro-rector for external communications and connections with authority bodies. He has been engaged in political and economic analyzing for more than 25 years. He has authored of the first Russian language manual of political analysis, books Russian Oil, Energy Superpower, The Global Energy War, The Factor of Oil and Gas in the World Geopolitics, Liquefied Natural Gas as the Future of the World Power Engineering. More than once he has been chosen by the Ministry of power engineering of the Russian Federation as the best expert in problems of oil and gas industry. He is a regular columnist of the leading Russian business newspaper Vedomosti.