Skills and experience:
Prior to joining Ruspetro, Mr. Chistyakov was a member of the executive board of RAO Unified Energy Systems of Russia and then the Chief Operating Officer of the Federal Grid Company from 2001 – 2011, having joined in 1999. In 1998, he was head of the economic analysis department and deputy director of the financial department at Russia’s Federal Agency on Industry. Prior to that, he was deputy director of investment management at Menatep Bank, and deputy general director of Alliance-Menatep. Mr. Chistyakov has a master’s degree in marketing and finance and a PhD in economics from the Leningrad Finance and Economics Institute named after N. A. Voznesensky.
Mr. Chistyakov is President of Hermitage Construction and Management LLC, a Russian construction and development company.