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Expert in Offshore and Conventional Shipbuilding, Oil and Gas Upstream Construction Projects

Expert ID: 728150 Russian Federation

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Expert is the CFO at Vyborg Shipyard JSC, one of the largest shipbuilding companies of the North-Western Region of Russia. Expert is in charge of contracts negotiations, accounting, internal/external reporting, budgeting, tax, treasury, investor/lender relations. As the CFO he has a solid knowledge of the shipyard's main activities: construction of small and medium tonnage vessels, construction of deep sea semi-submersible floating drilling and production platforms for exploration of oil and gas offshore fields, construction of stationary production platforms, construction of deep sea jack-ups of a new generation.

Expert possesses multi-project experience with a strong capital raising track record (project finance, bank debt). He has demonstrated ability to successfully lead and control financial management issues in various start-up, turnaround, stable and high-growth situations.

One of clients, an analyst at an investment management firm, wanted to discuss the major cost buckets (and their approximate portion of the total cost) when building a container ship. He was trying to figure out the percentage cost associated with various areas (e.g. labor, overhead, engine, etc, etc.) when building a container ship.A client was specifically interested in jack-up supply, demand, and pricing trends for the off-shore piece. One of clients, an analyst at an investment management firm, wanted to speak about offshore oil and gas rigs. Specifically, he needed to better understand the marketing, sales, and liquidation of offshore oil and gas rigs.


Year Degree Subject Institution
Year: 2009 Degree: MBA Subject: Banking & Finance Institution: Stockholm University School of Business
Year: 2009 Degree: M.Sc. Subject: Business and Economics Institution: Stockholm University
Year: 2002 Degree: M.Sc. Subject: International Economics Institution: Saint-Petersburg State University
Year: 2007 Degree: Diploma Subject: International Accounting Standards Institution: Institute of Professional Financial Managers, UK
Year: 2006 Degree: Diploma Subject: Accounting and Advanced Book-keeping Institution: International Association of Book-keepers, UK

Work History

Years Employer Title Department Responsibilities
Years: 2007 to Present Employer: Undisclosed Title: CFO Department: Responsibilities: He is responsible for supervising the Financial, Accounting and Planning Departments, overseeing a 35-person staff, and managing the yearly budget.
Years: 2004 to 2007 Employer: VYBORG SHIPYARD JSC Title: Head of Financial Department Department: Financial Department Responsibilities: He managed treasury functions, currency control, budgeting. Negotiated credit agreements, guarantees,
L/Cs with banks.

Career Accomplishments

Professional Appointments
Member of Internal Auditing Committee. Member of Internal Tender Committee.
Publications and Patents Summary
He has 2 publications.

Additional Experience

Training / Seminars
Expert visits many industry local and international events including SMM (Shipbuilding, Machinery and Marine technology International Fair) and personally meets with reps of major players on the shipbuilding and offshore construction market and do have their and my own vision to the outlook of the situation.
Vendor Selection
Expert took part in many negotiations with clients, subcontractors and vendors for building ships and other vessels.
Marketing Experience
To be successful on the topic his team has alaways been prepared to discuss current and future trends in the conventional shipbuilding and offshore industry when negotiating. Solid knowledge of pricing is the base for marketing and sales of ships and other vessels. His team has built and sold rigs and ships both to International and Russian clients.

Language Skills

Language Proficiency
English Fluent
German Business documentation

Fields of Expertise

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