Viacheslav Vekovtsev
General Director
Vladimir Nechaev
Head of the CB GGA (verification)
Oleg Konenkov
Deputy Head of CB GGA -Technical Manager
Max Gutbrod
Partner
Nina Korobova
Executive Director
Mikhail Rogankov
Advisor on Climate Management and Project Activities
Anna Shigina
Head of the Department of Analytics and Low-Carbon Development
Alexey Varfolomeev
Deputy General Director for Project Activities
Valentina Mikushevich
Deputy General Director
Eduard Mikushevich
Deputy Director General for GHG Inventory and Carbon Reporting
Vekovzev V. S.
Experience
  • 25.05.2004 - now General Director OOO Ecopolis
  • 2002 – 2005 - NISO Energy Carbon Fund of UES Russia
  • Operational project management
  • Climate management
  • Management of emissions of greenhouse gases
  • Management of the carbon emissions of products
  • Management of climate risks
  • Environmental management in the electricity sector
  • Management of energy efficiency and energy savings projects
  • Preparation and implementation of scientific projects and NDCs
  • Organization of the implementation of international climate legislation, namely the Kyoto Protocol and the Paris Agreement.
Education
  • 2005 – 2008 – Financial Academy under the Government of the Russian Federation (Moscow). Economist, diploma about "Project Financing"
  • 2003-2004 Moscow Power Engineering Institute, Center for Professional Re-qualification to specialization in the area of the ecology for thermal power plants. Permission to work on thermal power plants.
  • 1994 – 1999 Moscow State Mining University (Moscow) –Electrical Engineering Faculty, specialized on electric drives and automation of industrial plants and technological complexes.
Nechaev V. V.
Vladimir specializes in the analysis of energy saving systems of industrial enterprises, conducting energy audits, drawing up and certifying relevant reports, as well as in the development and implementation of energy saving programs for industrial enterprises. Vladimir is a qualified auditor of management systems in the field of sustainable development.
Education:
  • 1979 - 1985 Diploma of the Moscow Power Engineering Institute: heat and power engineering engineer, specialty " Thermal Power Plants»
  • 2012 Course "Joint Implementation (JI) and Clean Development Mechanism (CDM) Verifier/Lead Verifier Training Course"
  • 2012 Course "Environmental Management Systems Auditor/Lead Auditor Training Course / Based on ISO 14001:2004 Standard"
  • 2013 Verification of GHG assertions using ISO 14064 standards
  • 2014 Course "Quality Management Systems Auditor/Lead Auditor ISO 9001:2008"
  • 2014 Course "OH&S Management Systems Auditor/Lead Auditor (IRCA2020) Training Course / Based on BS OHSAS 18001:2007 Standard"
  • 2015 Course "Energy Management Systems Auditor, Auditor/Lead Auditor Training Course / Based on ISO 50001:2011 Standard"
  • 2015 LEAD|2015 Auditor Training Level 3- HLS, Moscow, face-to-face training 9001: 2015
  • 2016 LEAD|2015 - IMS, ПЕРЕХОД НА АУДИТОРОВ. BVC e-learning course. Certificate 14001:2015
  • 2018 AUDITOR TRAINING | ISO 45001:2018. BVC e-learning course
  • 2018 BREEAM assessor
Experience:
  • 1985 - 1987 Soviet army - aviation technican, Sn. Lt.
  • 1987 - 1991 Krzhizhanovsky State Power Engineering Research Institute - senior engineer, junior researcher, researcher
  • 1991 - 2004 Scientific-Production Enterprise 'UNION-ECO Ltd.' - technical adviser, chief engineer
  • 2004 - 2012 JSC "G.M.Krzhizhanovsky State Power Engineering Research Institute" - Leader Specialist
  • 2012 - 2019 Bureau Veritas Certification Rus JSC – Lead Auditor
  • since 2020 Ecopolis Certification and Services - Technical Director, Lead Auditor
Varfolomeev A. V.
Work Experience:

  • Ecopolis LLC. Function: Deputy General Director.
  • 05/2014 - CJSC MSay FDP-Aval. Technician (freelance).
  • 05/2013 - 05/2015 OJSC Power Engineering Institute. G.M. Krzhizhanovsky. Leading Specialist.
  • 05/2008 - 02/2013 Global Carbon Rus LLC. Position: Lead Consultant.
  • 04/2003-04/2006 Non-profit investment environmental organization "Energy Carbon Fund" (subsidiaries and dependent companies of RAO UES of Russia). Head of department for preparation of JI projects
  • 04/2000-04/2003 JSC "RAO" UES of Russia". Leading Specialist of the Department of Development Strategy and Scientific and Technical Policy, Chief Specialist of the Department of Energy Sales.
  • 11/1999 - 04/2000 Reston Paritet LLC. Sales Manager.
  • 05/1989-11/1999 JSC All-Russian Heat Engineering Institute. Senior Researcher.

Education:
  • Moscow Power Engineering Institute (TU), thermal physics engineer.
  • Certificate as expert consultant in the calculation and justification of energy efficiency indicators (Decree of the Government of the Russian Federation dated 04.16.2012 No. 308, tax incentives for energy efficient facilities)
Gutbrod M.
Education:
  • Legal studies in Tübingen, München, São Paulo, German qualification (Rechtsanwalt), Dr. of Law.
Experience:
  • 1990 - 1994 Lawyer at Gleiss and Baker McKenzie, Stuttgart and Berlin Specialization in mining legislation as adapted for building materials in East Germany.
  • 1995 - 2020 Partner at Baker McKenzie, Moscow. Specialization in climate change and financial services.
  • since 2020 Independent entrepreneur, working with startups in particular in the climate change space, also furthering policy initiatives in connection with the TSVCM initiative on scaling voluntary markets.
Rogankov M. P.
Experience:
  • 1973 – 1976 "CentroEnergoChermet" - Engineer
  • 1976-1978 All-Union Thermal Engineering Research Center (R&D Institute "VTI") - Engineer in charge
  • 1979-1989 USSR Ministry of Power and Electrification - Specialist in charge, chief of the department of environmental protection
  • 1989-1992 All-Russian Thermal Engineering Research Center (R&D Institute "VTI") - Chief of the Department of Environmental protection
  • 1992-1995 JSC TIG - General Director
  • 1995-1998 JSC "ORGRES" - Chief of the Department of Environmental protection
  • 1998-2001 JSC "RAO Unified Energy System of Russia" - Chief of the Department of Environmental protection
  • 2001-2005 Not-for-profit entity "Energy Carbon Fund" - Deputy CEO, CEO acting
  • since 2005 Ecopolis Certification and Services LLC - Deputy CEO
Education:
  • 1967-1973 Moscow Power Engineering Institute - Diploma of an industrial thermal technology engineer
  • 1978-1980 Moscow Foreign Language Institute named after Morris Torez - Diploma of a translator, (a 2-year course of advanced English)
Publications: 3 books (as a co-author) and about 30 articles in scientific journals
Participation in UNFCCC international events (COPs, SABSTAs), in a number of temporary international working groups (Baltrel, Euroelectric, "e7", etc.)
Co-author of a patent
Shigina A. V.
Experience:
  • 2021 – now – Head of the Department of Analytics and Low-Carbon Development, Ecopolis Certification and Service LLC
  • 2019 – 2021 – Expert Power-to-X, Soletair Power Oy (Lappeenranta, Finland)
  • 2019 – Expert Business & Strategy Development, Energy Business, Wärtsilä Finland Oy (Vaasa, Finland)
  • 2017 – 2018 – Junior assistant, Department of Hydropower and Renewable sources of energy, National Research University "MPEI", Moscow
Education:
  • 2020 – Advanced training in the program "Technologies of factories of the Future", Peter the Great St. Petersburg Polytechnic University, St. Petersburg
  • 2018 – 2019 – Master of Technology, Electricity market, Electrical engineering, LUT University, Lappeenranta, Finland
  • 2017 – 2019 – Master of Technology, Renewable sources of energy, National Research University "MPEI", Moscow
  • 2013 – 2017 – Bachelor of Power and Electrical Engineering, National Research University "MPEI", Moscow

Mikushevich V. M.
Work Experience:
  • 1963 - 1980 - All-Union Thermal Engineering Institute, technician, senior technician, engineer, senior engineer.
  • 1980 - 1991 - USSR Ministry of Energy, Nature Conservation Department. Senior engineer, chief specialist
  • 1992 - 1993 - Rosenergo, Nature Conservation Department. Chief specialist, head of the sector.
  • 1993 - 2000 - RAO "UES of Russia". Chief Specialist of the Department of Regulatory Regulation and Environmental Safety.
  • 2001 - 2008 - Non-profit investment environmental organization "Energy Carbon Fund". Head of the Department of Inventory and Monitoring of Greenhouse Gas Emissions, Advisor to the General Director.
  • 2008 - LLC Energy Carbon Projects. Counsel to the CEO.
  • 2009 - present - Ecopolis LLC. Deputy General Director for Business Development.
Education:
  • Moscow Power Engineering Institute, thermal power engineer
  • STC-UES, member of the scientific and technical board, section "Energy efficiency and ecology in the electric power industry".
Mikushevich E. E.
Work Experience:
• 2013. – up to now LLC "Ecopolis". Deputy General Director.
• 2008 - 2013 LLC "Energy Carbon Projects". Head of the monitoring group for JI projects
and greenhouse gas emissions.
• 2005 - 2008 Energy Carbon Fund, last recently Head of Greenhouse Gas Inventory
Department.
• 2004 - 2005 OJSC "SUAL-Holding", part for ecology of the department of ecology, health and safety, ecology and certification specialist.
• 1995 - 2004 Moscow Power Engineering Institute, Faculty "Boiler Plants and Energy Ecology", Researcher.
Education:
• Moscow Power Engineering Institute, heat and power engineer.
Konenkov O. Yu.
Works in the field of ecology and climate change:
Was directly involved in the implementation of the following works/projects:
  • "Comparative analysis of the state of legislation and policy on environmental protection in the electric power industry of the CIS countries and the EUROELECTRIC region".
  • "Economic assessment of the harmonization of environmental legislation of the CIS countries and the EUROELECTRIC zone".
  • Development and creation of the "Information and Analytical system of RAO UES of Russia" for investment projects to reduce greenhouse gas emissions.
  • Development of business plans for investment projects:
  • "Conversion of two boilers of the Amur CHPP-1 from coal to natural gas with the installation of environmentally friendly equipment»;
  • "Conversion of two boilers of the heat-generating part of the Kirishskaya GRES from liquid fuel to natural gas»;
  • "Reconstruction of the Mednogorsk boiler house with the installation of equipment operating on a combined cycle gas cycle»;
  • "Construction of the heating main from the Novgorod CHPP to the Left Bank boiler house»;
  • "Technical re-equipment of the non-block part of the Nevinnomysskaya GRES with the introduction of combined-cycle gas technologies".
  • Development of a baseline and a plan for monitoring the reduction of greenhouse gas emissions in the implementation of the investment project "Introduction of GTU with a heat recovery boiler at the Ufa CHPP-3".
  • Development of a carbon pre-TEO for investment projects:
  • "Construction of CCGT-450 at Tomsk CHPP-3 on associated gas»;
  • "Construction of CCGT-450 in JSC" Shchekinsky CCGT»;
  • Development of a typical regional subsystem "Greenhouse gases" for electric power facilities.
  • "Environmental assessment of options for the development strategy of the electric power industry of the Russian Federation for the period up to 2015".
  • Development of the "Environmental program of thermal and hydraulic power plants in Russia for the period up to 2005".
  • Development of the "Concept and design solutions for the creation of a computerized system for industrial environmental monitoring of electric power enterprises with an overview of existing systems in the industry".
  • Development "Concept of RAO "UES of Russia" on energy saving"
  • Design and creation of "reference system of RAO "UES of Russia" on energy saving".
  • Development of the "Program of modernization of the Russian electric power industry until 2030".»
  • Development of an information and technical handbook on BAT "Fuel combustion at large installations for energy production" ITS 38-2017.
  • Development of a package of organization standards for an energy company:
  • "Rules for the development of technological standards»;
  • "Development of a standard program of industrial environmental control»;
  • "Development of a standard program for improving environmental efficiency".
Additional professional activities:
  • As a consultant, he participated in the World Bank Project "Study of the concept of the Russian National strategy for reducing greenhouse gas emissions" Task 2 (Reduction potential and sequestration of greenhouse gas emissions. Energy Sector subsection).
  • As a consultant, RPOI participated in the " Development of proposals for strategic environmental assessment in the formation of policies, plans and programs for the development of the electric power industry»
  • Conducting an inventory of greenhouse gas emissions in the period since 1990 at the enterprises "Khabarovsk Power", "Astrakhanenergo", "Orenburgenergo", "Novgorodenergo", "Yakutskenergo", "Ryazanenergo", "Nevinnomysskaya GRES".
  • "The use of biofuels in the CIS countries". Preparation of the review.
  • Conducting energy surveys (energy audits) at small-scale energy facilities.
  • Under the contract with the World Bank as a consultant, an Analytical review was prepared on "Opportunities for the participation of electric power companies in the CIS countries in the implementation of the market mechanisms of the Kyoto Protocol".
  • Conducting an inventory of greenhouse gas emissions at 4 enterprises of the "Pipe Metallurgical Company": JSC" Taganrog Metallurgical Plant", JSC" Sinarsky Pipe Plant", JSC" Seversky Pipe Plant", JSC"Volzhsky Pipe Plant". The coverage time period 1990-2005.
  • As a performer, he participated in the preparation of the Analytical Review "The Energy Sector of Russia, Ukraine and Kazakhstan".
Education:
  • 1977-1981 Moscow Aviation Institute. Aircraft control systems.
Korobova N. L.
Experience:
  • 2010 - present Ecopolis Certification and Service LLC. Executive Director.
  • 2007 - 2009 Global Carbon Rus LLC.
  • 2001 - 2007 Danish Environmental Protection Agency (DEPA). DANCEE program coordinator, Danish Carbon fund project coordinator.
  • 1992 - 2001 KOVI consult engineering and economic consultations (Danish company
  • office in Moscow). Project manager, deputy. Project manager, senior economist, economist
  • in the field of environmental economics.
  • 1991 - present Market Research Institute RAS, Senior Research Fellow.
  • 2007 - present Moscow State University of Civil Engineering. Associate Professor of the Department of Business and Real Estate Appraisal.
  • 1988 - 1991 Mosvodokanal Research Institute project. Researcher.
  • 1982 - 1988 CEMI RAS. Junior Research Fellow.
Education:
  • 1977 - 1982 Moscow State University M.V. Lomonosov, Faculty of Economics.
  • 1985 - 1992 Central Economics and Mathematics Institute of the Russian Academy of Sciences (CEMI) Postgraduate studies, Ph.D., specialization in management and planning, environmental protection.
  • 2007 - 2009 Regular Global Carbon trainings on project identification and management,
  • financial planning, contracting, etc.
  • 2001 - 2006 Regular trainings by the Danish Agency for Program and Project Management
  • 1998 Internal COVI training on project management and logical structured approach.