Director of the Center for Environmental Economics and Natural Resources of the State University - High School of Economics, Russian Federation
Since 1995 – a participant and head of international and Russian research projects and programmers in the field of environmental protection and climate change. Since 1999 – a permanent participant of international negotiations within the framework of meetings and conferences of the Parties of the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change and Kyoto Protocol. He is a member of the working groups on environmental issues, "green" economy development, energy efficiency and renewable energy, climate policy under the President of the Russian Federation, State Duma of the RF, Ministry of Economic Development, Ministry of Energy, Trade and Industry Chamber of the RF, Public Chamber of the RF, RSPP, "Business Russia". He is a UNFCCC international expert, coordinator of the National Report to the World Climate Summit, UN-2014, a member of the international scientific community "Environmental Economics," Network on Sustainable Development of UN (UN SDSN), Climate Action Network of non-governmental organisations and others. He is an author of more than 80 scientific publications on issues of sustainable development, environmental economics, international and Russian climate policy, development of carbon market and others.