Staff

July 14th, 2010
Alexei Khmelnitskiy

Alexei Khmelnitskiy

General Director, founder of the Company

Alexei Khmelnitsky graduated from the Moscow Institute of Physics and Technology. In 1988, he headed the newly-created Department for Gas Industry and Gasification of the RF Ministry for Fuel and Energy. There he convened a group of like-minded people, who then formed a nucleus of ERTA Analytical Group.

Since his work for the Ministry, his independent opinion is highly appreciated by industrial officials, as well as managers of major companies. His experience, connections, charisma and outstanding intuition add to the basic assets of our Company.

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Andrei Boris

Andrei Boris

Project Manager

Andrei focuses the team efforts of lawyers and analysts on solution of project tasks. He prepares reports and presentations for our clients; but the key component of his job is structuring of complex processes, such as resources development and transportation. Andrei transforms informal “rules of life” into formal mathematical relations.

Andrei is a developer of the gas transportation system model, one of the creators and ideologists of the main pipeline gas transportation’s tariffs determination method. He graduated from the Moscow Institute of Physics and Technology, Candidate of Sciences.

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Valentin Mordasov

Valentin Mordasov

Assistant director, Head of Information Department, Partner

Being one of the first Company’s collaborates, he has been maintaining the largest independent database on the Russian gas industry since the moment of the Company’s foundation. Valentin is a polymath in the field of the industrial history and practices.

His skill to see non-trivial consequences of the known events is the base of conclusion-making for our projects.

He maintains wide informal relations with the industrial mass media, has the editor’s knowledge of the Russian language.

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Evgeny Grabilnikov

Evgeny Grabilnikov

Head of the Fuel Audit in AG ERTA

ERTA’s Head of the Fuel Audit. Evgeny is responsible for the fuel audit project management: survey, efficiency improvement, production automation and a feasibility study of the investments.

Evgeny is also a leading expert in the field of business analysis, standardization and strategic planning.

Professional interests: management systems and processes design, data structuring and visualization, infographics creating, regulation and standardization of business activities, performance evaluation, reengineering, change management.

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Антон Лазарев

Anton Lazarev

Specialist in the field of petrochemical and energy efficiency

Anton is well versed in the specifics of the work of the petrochemical and hydrocarbon processing sub-sectors. Other significant areas of his work are energy saving and energy efficiency, as well as the use of gas in transport as fuel.

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Irina Grechishkina

Irina Grechishkina

Expert for State Regulation of Natural Monopolies

Before joining the staff of ERTA Group, Irina supervised the gas and coal industries as an RF FTS official, and most of our clients know her as the expert in the field of antimonopoly regulation. She is perfect in writing the Russian regulatory documents.

In addition, she is uniquely qualified in the field of production, transportation and consumption of liquefied hydrocarbon gases and gas condensate. Candidate of Economic Sciences.

Andrei Smirnov

Andrei Smirnov

Information Systems Expert

The serious approach to risk assessment is always connected with situation modeling. Andrei develops program models which we used every day in our working routine, such as: the Russian gas transportation model, the model of scenarios of the gas industry’ development until 2030, etc.

The second area of Andrei’s expertise often addressed by our clients is information system’s safety.

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Elena Logvinenko

Elena Logvinenko

Management Accounting and Tax Expert