Russian and new independent states (NIS) energy sector development and related issues and trends.
Global energy sector development, investment and market trends.
Data acquisition and analysis across the energy value chains, including fiscal and tax arrangements.
Energy business and business-government relationships
M.B.A. Accounting and Finance, University of Houston, 2005
B.S. Arabic Studies and History (Minor in International Relations), Moscow State University, 2000
Research Assistant, Institute for Energy, Law and Enterprise, University of Houston (October 2003 – May 2005).
Export Sales Director, Andor T.E.K. (April 2001 – May 2002).