Deputy Director of Scientific-Research Institute of Transport and Transport Facilities by Informatization of Moscow State University of Railway Engineering
Born in 1954.
In 1976 graduate of Omsk railway engineer institute.
1999-2001 - Head of Department "Automatic and Telemechanic".
2001-2007 - Vice Rector for Research of Russian State University of Railway.
2007-now - Deputy Director of Scientific-Research Institute of Transport and transport facilities by informatization.
An engineer by training, he graduated from the Moscow State Institute of Electronic Technology in 1996 and later completed an international psychology programme at Karen Horney Institute, USA.
Pavel Bezruchko joined ECOPSY in 2001. In 2003-2005, he headed up the “Personnel development and introduction of change” unit. In 2005-2007, he held the post of Executive Manager and, since September 2007, has been General Manager of the company. Co-author of the book “A Top Manager’s Scenario. How to Build a Manager’s Career in Russia.”
Head of the Department of Information Technology
Born in 1977.
Graduated from the Saratov State University In 1999.
From 1999 to 2008 he worked in the center of Road Transport Service Volga Railroad.
From 2008 to 2009 - the Saratov branch of Freight One.
Since 2009 - Head of the Department of Information Technology Freight One.
Deputy General Director
Born in 1974.
Graduated from master's degree Lomonosov Moscow State University in 1996.
From 1999 to 2000 - Main specialist, Co., Ltd «Daiv».
From 2000 to 2001 - Chief engineer, ОС «Infotekh».
Since 2001 - Deputy Director of development, Intellex.
Born in 1955.
Graduated from Novosibirsk Institute of Railway Engineers in 1992, and in 1998 studied at the Academy of Economics under the Government of the Russian Federation.
1989 - 1998: Head of Locomotive Depot at Novokuznetsk-Kemerovo Railways; Chief Engineer at Novokuznetsk Section of Kemerovo Railways; Deputy Engineer at Kuzbass Section of West Siberian Railways.
1998 - 1999: Deputy Head of Locomotive and Wagon Management at West Siberian Railways, Deputy Head of Railways.
2000 - 2003: Chief Engineer at October Railways.
2003 - appointed Vice-President of the Russian Railways.
In 2008 was appointed Senior Vice-President.
Board Member, General Director
Railway Research Institute of Czech Republic
Born in 1946.
Graduated at the Technical University of Transport in ?ilina in 1970.
(Mechanical and Electrical Engineering Faculty, specialisation signalling).
Postgraduate studies-doctoral degrees at the Jan Perner Transport Faculty
of the University of Pardubice in 2008.
From 1970 to 1993 - Specialist at the General directorate, Czechoslovak Railway (?SD).
From 1993 to 2005 - Director, Technical Center of Railway Infrastructure.
From 2005 to 2009 - Technical Director, Railway Research Institute, j.s.c.
Since 2009 - Director General, Railway Research Institute, j.s.c.
Professor, EBS University Wiesbaden, Germany; Director, Deutsche Bahn and Russian Railways Center for International Logistics and Supply Chain Mgmt, Graduate School of Management, St. Petersburg University
Bachelor of Commerce; Major in Quantitative Methods; Concordia University, Montreal (1981). Master of Business Administration; Major in Management Science; McGill University, Montreal (1986). Ph.D. in Marketing; Minors in Logistics and Advertising; Michigan State University (1989).
1990 through 2001 - Assistant/Associate Professor of Marketing at Oklahoma State University (USA).
2001 through 2010 - Challenge for Excellence Chair in Supply Chain Management at the University of Louisville (USA).
2010 - Professor at EBS University (Germany) and Director of the Deutsche Bahn and Russian Railways Center for International Logistics and Supply Chain Management at St. Petersburg State University (Russia).
Moscow State Railway University
After graduating from Moscow Institute of Railway Engineers in 1979 she was offered a position at the Faculty of Economics, Organisation & Management of Production. At the moment she is a First Director Deputy of the Institute of Management & Informational Technologies, Professor of the Faculty of Economics, Organisation & Management of Production. She reads lectures, consults the students on the economic aspects of their thesis and tutors the Master Degree students.
She works with students at the Centre of Competences, designing programmes for them and assisting to realize projects of Russian Railways. Since 2006 she has been supervising the master classes programme.
- Russian Railways Commission on Price-forming under the aegis of Senior Vice-President F.B. Andreev since 2005.
- A member of Expert Group in Russian Railways Tender Commission that finalizes the IT contracts’ prices since 2007.
At the Higher School of Management of the Institute of Management and Informational Technologies she ensures the research work of MBA students on the programmes “Transport Business Management” and “Information management”.
First Deputy General Director for Science
Russian Railway Transport Research Institute (VNIIZhT)
Born in 1979.
In 2001 he graduated with distinction from the applied cosmonautics faculty of the Moscow State University of Geodesy and Cartography.Since 2001 to 2002: Postgraduate study (Moscow State University of Railway Engineering) (MSURE).
In 2002 he defended his dissertation for the academic degree of Candidate of Technical Sciences in specialism “Geoinformatics” (MSURE).
From 2001 to 2007 he worked as a junior, then senior, researcher at the Institute of Space Research of the Russian Academy of Sciences (ISR RAS). From 2001 to now he has been engaged in teaching at the Moscow State University of Railway Engineering (MSURE). Since 2002 to 2006- studying in the doctorate programme (MSURE). In 2006 awarded the academic title of Assistant Professor in his specialism (ISR RAS). Author and co-author of more than 100 scientific publications on issues concerning the creation and application of innovative satellite technologies in railway transport and national economy objectives. From 2007 to 2008: Head of department (the Russian Scientific Research and Design Institute of Informatics, Automation and Communications in Railway Transport of the Russian Ministry of Railways). From February 2008 to 2010: head of the Space Technology Application Centre of the Scientific Research and Design Institute of Informatics, Automation and Communications in Railway Transport. Since 2009 he has represented Russian Railways in the Coordination Council for Youth Affairs in the Scientific and Educational Sphere in the Russian Federation President’s Council on Science, Technology and Education. Since 2010 he has been deputy chairman of the Joint Scientific Council of Russian Railways. Since April 2010 he has been RRTRI’s First Deputy General Director for Science.
RaTorm Research and Manufacturing Association
Born in 1943.
Graduated from the Ural Polytechnic Institute in 1964.
From 1965 - researcher at Sverdlovsk Chemical Engineering Research Institute.
From 1966 - served in the Soviet Army.
From 1967 to 1969 - senior engineer, Uralenergotsvetmet.
From 1970 to date - senior engineer, senior researcher, then head of laboratory, at Ural State University of Railway Transport.
Since 2010 - Chief Engineer, RaTorm (part time).
Railway Institute in Warsaw
Born in 1956
In 1980 - Master of Science - Technical University of Warsaw.
From 1980 to 1988 - Engineer, Head of Establishment of Railway Traffic in
Railway Scientific & Technical Centre.
From 1989 to 1999 - Head of Division, Director of Division of Marketing of High
Quality Transport in General Directorate of PKP.
From 1999 to 2001 - Chief Specialist, Spokesman in PKP Head of Passenger Transport.
From 2001 to 2005 - President of the Board of PKP Intercity Ltd Company.
From 2005 to 2006 - PKP SA - Corporate Representative on International Affairs.
From 2006 to 2010 - Director, Railway Scientific & Technical Centre.
In 2008 Ph.D., Eng. - Technical University of Warsaw.
Since 2010 - Director, Railway Institute (previously Railway Scientific & Technical
Head of the Centre for HR- and Social Technology of Moscow State University of Railway Engineering (MIIT)
Born in 1966.
In 1988 graduated form Moscow state institute of international relations.
Ph.D. in philosophy (law and politics).
From 2002 to 2006 vice-head and since 2006 head of the Centre for HR- and social technology of Moscow State University of Railway Engineering (MIIT).
Center for Innovative Development of STM
Born in 1980.
Graduated from the Moscow auto-road Institute in 2002 (the State technical university) on a speciality the civil engineer of highways and airdromes.
In 2006 he got the scientific degree of Cand.Tech.Sci. by results of dissertation protection on application of nanostructured modified cement concrete in a design of coverings of highways.
In structure of Group Sinara works since 2007 being the assistant to the general director - the director of the Moscow branch of Sinara - Transport Machines and the assistant to the general director - the director of the Moscow branch of Ural locomotives. Enters into Board of Directors of the Ural Diesel engine-motor Factory, Ljudinovsky Teplovozostroitelnyj Factory and All-Russian Scientific Research Institute of Railway Transport.
Conducts active public work in Association of Manufacturers of Railway Technics, being the vice-president and the chairman of committee on innovations and technological development, and also in the Russian Union of Industrialists and Entrepreneurs, being the vice-president of Committee on technical regulation, standardization and a correspondence estimation.
Enters into the Russian union of young scientists.
According to the order of Presidential Administration of the Russian Federation he nominee is included in the structure of the Federal reserve of administrative shots of the President of Russia.
Since 2010 - General Director of Center Innovative Development STM.
Institute of Economic Forecasting of the Russian Academy of Sciences (IEF RAS)
Born in 1935.
In 1958 -Moscow State Economic Iinstitute. The candidate of economic sciences-1967. The doctor of economic sciences-1986. Member the correspondent of the Russian Academy of Sciences-1994. The academician of the Russian Academy of Sciences-2000.
From 1969 to 1986 - senior research assistant of Institute of Economy АН the USSR. From 1982 to 1986 - laboratory chief at the Central economic and mathematical institute AN of the USSR. From 1986 to 1997 - laboratory chief, the deputy director of IEF RAS. Since 1997 on the present time - director of IEF RAS.
Knorr-Bremse Systems for Rail Vehicles
Born in 1944.
Graduated from the Moscow Institute of Transport Engineers in 1967.
From 1967 to 2007: engineer, senior researcher, head of laboratory, then head of department at the All-Union (All-Russian) Research and Development Institute of Railway Transport (now JSC VNIIZhT). Candidate of Technical Sciences.
Since 2007 he has been working for Knorr-Bremse Systems for Rail Transport in the role of chief engineer.
Chief Engineer, Design Technological Bureau Privolzhskiy Region Railway Department, Russian Railways, Chairman, Youth Council of Privolzhsk Railway, a subsidiary of Russian Railways
Born in 1982.
Graduated from the Saratov State Technical University in 2004. Master’s degree candidate of technical science the date of graduating is 2008.
From 2005 to 2006 - electromechanic, Electro supply service in Privolzhskiy region railway department (Russian railway).
From 2006 to 2009 - senior electromechanic, Electro supply service in Privolzhskiy region railway department (Russian railway).
Since 2009 - Chief engineer, Design technological bureau Privolzhskiy region railway department (Russian Railways).
Chairman, All-Russian Scientific Research Institute of Railway Transport; Chairman, International Railway Research Board at the International Union of Railways; General Director, Russian Research and Development Institute of Railway Transport
Born in 1947.
Graduated from the All-Union Correspondence Railway Engineering Institute.
Worked as Deputy Administrator and Administrator at the Planning and Economic Department for Privolzhskaya Railways from 1981 to 1988.
From 1988 to 1994 Mr Lapidus worked as Head Economist and Deputy Administrator at Privolzhskaya Railways.
From 1994 to 2003 he was Managing Director of Economics and Development for the Traffic Ministry, Administrator of its Economics Department and a member of the Ministry's body.
Mr Lapidus was Vice-President in 2003 and has been Senior Vice-President of JSC Russian Railways since 2005.
In 2010 he was appointed Chairman of JSC Russian Railway's Joint Academic Council, as well as President and CEO of the All-Russian Scientific Research Institute of Railway Transport. Also He is a Chairman of International Railway Research Board at the International Union of Railways.
He is a merited economist of Russia.
Born in 1948.
He graduated from engineering and economic faculty of Moscow State University of railway service in 1971. In 1977 he successfully completed postgraduates course. From 1971 to 2008 Leonid Mazo worked as a probationer-research worker, junior researcher and senior staff scientist, a head of laboratory, a head of economic and finance department, than he was promoted to Vice Director and a director councilor of All-Russian Research Studies Institute of railway service. Leonid Mazo took part in holding the reconsideration of railroad rates system and development of price lists №10-01 in 1974, 1990 and 2003 and price list №10-02-16 for ridership in Commonwealth of Independent States and Baltic States in 1993. He also took part in making a new conception of perspective carload rates system in 2007. Leonid Mazo was awarded a medal “For great services for Homeland”. He is a Doctor of Sience Economics and has 147 scientific publications.
Head, Passenger Transport Management
and ACS Express Laboratory
Russian Railway Transport Research Institute (VNIIZhT)
Born in 1958.
Graduated from the Moscow Institute of Railway Transport Engineers in 1981.
Has been working JSC VNIIZhT since 1981.
In 1999, she successfully completed postgraduate studies at JSC VNIIZhT.
In 2006, she defended her doctoral dissertation in the field of passenger rail transport management.
Since 2004, she has been working for JSC VNIIZhT in the role of head of laboratory in the Passenger Transport and “Express” Automatic Control System Integrated Department.
Union of Industries of Railway Equipment
Born in 1945.
Graduated from the Moscow Institute of Transport Engineers in 1969.
From 1969 to 1974 - Postgraduate Studies in MITE.
From 1974 to 1977 - Senior Engineer in Moscow Subway.
From 1977 to 1983 - Director of Central Laboratory of Ssubway Cars Reliability and Diagnostic at Moscow Subway.
From 1983 to 1998 - Deputy Director of RSRIRT (Russian Scientific-Research Institute of Railway Transport).
From 1998 to 2007 - Head of Register of Certification on Federal Railway Transport.
From 2007 - Vice-President of NP “UIRE”.
Professor, First Deputy Chairman
Russian Railways Unified Scientific Council
Born in 1968.
Graduated in 1989 from the Engineering and Economics faculty of the Moscow Institute of Railway Transport Engineers (MIRTE). (Now the Moscow State University of Railway Engineering.)
From 1989 to 1997 he worked in MIRTE in scientific research and teaching.
From 1998 to 2010 he worked for the Russian Ministry of Railways and OAO Russian Railways.
Since 2010 he has been first deputy chairman of the Joint Scientific Council of Russian Railways.
He is a Doctor of Economic Sciences, a professor, and author of more than 120 scientific, educational and methodological works.
Born in 1954.
In 1977 graduated from the Leningrad Institute of Railway Transport Engineers, railway engineer on railway maintenance, Candidate of Science (Engineering).
His career was started in 1971 as a millwright of the Volhovstroy-1 locomotive depot of the Oktyabrskaya railway. After the graduation from the institute he continued his work at the railway. He held an appointment from the switching foreman to the railway head. In 1998 he was Deputy Chairman of the legislative assembly of the Leningrad Region. Since 1998 until 1999 and since 2000 until 2002 - First Deputy of the South-East and Moscow railway correspondingly. Since May, 1999 until May, 2000 - Deputy Minister of Railways of the Russian Federation, since 2002 until 2003 - First Deputy Minister, since November, 2003 until June, 2004 - Minister of Railway Transport of the Russian Federation. Since July, 2004 - Executive Director of the Blagosostoianie (welfare) private pensionary fund. On August, 17, 2005 he was appointed the First Vice-President of the Russian Railways.
First Deputy Head of Personnel Management Department,
Head of the Centre for Internal Policy and Development of Corporate Culture
Born in 1985.
In 2007, he graduated with honours from Moscow State University of Railway Engineering with a specialisation in (railway) transport organisation and management. During his studies, he also received additional training in professional communications. He underwent internships and training in the United Kingdom, Germany, Spain, Singapore and Indonesia. He is a candidate of sociological sciences.
From his first years at university until 2007, Mr Nagralyan worked in the media business. He became an assistant to the OAO Russian Railways president in 2007 and director of the Centre for Internal Policy and Corporate Culture Development at OAO Russian Railways in 2010. He was appointed first deputy director of the Human Resources Department at OAO Russian Railways in November 2011. He is also in charge of coordinating a special targeted programme called Youth of the Russian Railways Holding and developing corporate social projects involving youth work in Russia and several other countries.
Institute of Transport Economy and Development
Graduated from Moscow Railway Transport Engineers Institute.
Started his professional career at railway transport in 1973 as an engineer of GiprotransTEI.
Since 1995 - Director of GiprotransTEI (Institute of Transport Economy and Development).
He took part in the development of international projects conducted by ESCATO, UN, TACIS, FAR, EU and others. He is actively involved in the creation of international corridors “North-South” and “West-East”.
In 1990 was awarded insignia “Honorary Railway Worker,” and in 2000 - state decoration “Honoured Transport Worker of the Russian Federation.” He has also been awarded branch award of the RF Ministry of Transport “Honorary Worker of Russian Transport.”
In 2003, he was awarded insignia “For Faultless Service in the Railway Transport - 30 years”.
Dean of Faculty
Petersburg State Transport University (PSTU)
Born in 1964.
Graduated from the Leningrad Institute of Railway Engineers (LIRE) in 1986.
From 1986 to 1988 - Engineer of Department “Economics of Transport” and junior research member of Department “Railway Station and Junctions”.
From 1988 to 1989 - Postgraduate of LIRE.
From 19897 to 2004 - assistant, senior teacher, docent of Department “Railway Station and Junctions”.
Since 2004 - Dean of Transport Operation Faculty, professor of Department “Railway Station and Junctions”.
Since 2010 - member of Steering Committee of Center of International Logistics of JSC “RZD” and DB AG.
Born in 1962.
From 1979 to 1984 he studied at the K.L. Khetagurovai North Ossetia State University. His specialism was biology, and he qualified as a biologist and a biology and chemistry teacher.
From 1988 to 1993 he studied at the Higher Correspondence Law School of the USSR Ministry of Internal Affairs (the Rostov Higher School of the Russian Federation Ministry of Internal Affairs). His specialism was jurisprudence and he qualified as a lawyer.
He has more than fifteen years’ experience of work in senior posts in commercial and state organisations. Before being elected as director general of Lengiprotrans he headed the infrastructure projects investment office at Venture Investment and Yield Management LLP, and before that he worked for four years as first deputy general director of BalttransServis (building contractor for a light oil products transhipment terminal at Primorsk port, a subsidiary of Transnefteprodukt). At various times he has also been head of the legal department of the St Petersburg state property management committee and head of the economic development administration of the St Petersburg Property Foundation, has been general director of the Grand Hotel Europe, and has worked as deputy general director of the Russian Maritime Register of Shipping.
Is also a director of MosgortransNIIproyekt; chairman of the Transport Infrastructure and Energy Saving Committee of the National Association of Planners; chairman of the board of the Inter-Regional Association of Architectural and Construction Planning Organisations (MOOASP); chairman of the board of Spetsenergoservis (the Inter-Regional Association of Energy Survey Organisations); and chairman of the board of the Guild of Professional Property Managers.
He is a member of the Board of the International Union of Lawyers and a member of the Russian Association of Maritime and International Maritime Law. He has been awarded the Russian Maritime Register of Shipping badge “For Service” (1st Class) and is an Honoured Worker of the Russian Maritime Fleet.
Deputy Director, Department of Economic Situation and Strategic Development, Russian Railways; Member, Russian Railways Unified Scientific Council
Born in 1978.
In 2000 he graduated from Moscow State University of Railway Transport.
Doctor of Economic Science.
From 2000 to 2003 - Senior Engineer of the Moscow Bank Vozrozhdenie.
From September 2003 to November 2003 - Assistant Professor of Economics and management of transport, Moscow State University of Railway Transport.
From 2003 to 2007 - Senior Specialist, Deputy Head of Department of market conditions analysis, JSC RZD.
Since 2007 he has been working in JSC RZD as Deputy Head of the Department of economic conditions and strategic development, JSC RZD.
Head of the Railway Transport Research Department
Institute of Natural Monopolies
Born in 1971.
Graduated from the Moscow Aviation Institute in 1994.
Before joining the Institute of Natural Monopolies he worked in the field of organising export freight transport, manufacturing parts for rolling stock, and operator functioning in supplying wagons for transport.
He has worked at the Institute of Natural Monopolies since 2005.
Deputy Chairman of the Scientific Development and Interaction Unified Scientific Council
Born in 1972.
Graduated from St Petersburg State Railways University (SPSRU), specialising in materials handling, track and construction machines, after which he continued working in the department and undertook postgraduate study.
In 1999 he defended his PhD dissertation on the subject of “Improving the durability of load-bearing structures in freight wagons with regulated unloading”.
From 2009 he managed the SPSRU department of materials handling, track and construction machines. Alongside his university work he worked in a number of industry-related engineering organisations: as head of department at the Vagony Scientific and Commissioning Centre (1998-2002), deputy CEO of the Railcar-Building Engineering Centre (2002-2004), and deputy CEO, and then CEO, of the Scientific Research Institute of Transport Engineering (2008-2011). Since 2011 he has been deputy chairman of the RZD Joint Scientific Council with responsibility for scientific development and cooperation issues.
He is the author of 55 scientific works, 8 patents and 3 monographs. A.M. Sokolov’s field of scientific interests includes mathematical modelling of rolling stock dynamics and durability, the application of fuzzy set theory and other “soft computing” methods to transport processes, and mechatronics and automation.
Head, Department of Logistics Infrastructure Management, Higher School of Economics National Research University
Born in 1945.
Graduated from the Moscow State Automobile & Road Institute in 1968.
From 1985 to 2005 - The Civil Servant (Devices of the executive and legislative government USSR & Russian Federation).
From 2005 - Deputy Director on Strategic Consultation of Auditor Company Linkey.
From 2006 - Professor & Department Head of Logistic Infrastructure Management
National Research University Higher School of Economics.
S.A. Khristianovich Institute of Theoretical and Applied Mechanics of the Siberian Branch of the Russian Academy of Sciences
Born in 1940.
Graduated from the Kazan State University named after V.I.Ul’yanov-Lenin, mechanical-mathematical department in 1963.
From 1963 to 1966 - post-graduate student of the Kazan State University, Kazan.
From 1966 to 1970 - Assistant of the Chair of aerohydromechanics of the Kazan State University, Kazan. In 1967 - Сandidate in physics and mathematics. In 1983- Doctor in physics and mathematics.
From 1970 to 1973 - senior researcher (ITAM SB USSR AS).
From 1973 to 1976 - senior researcher, acting senior researcher, Head of laboratory of the Computer Center (CC SB USSR AS), Novosibirsk.
From 1976 to 1990 - Head of laboratory, Acting Deputy Director on research activities, Deputy Director on research activities, Acting Director of the Khristianovich Institute of Theoretical and Applied Mechanics of the Siberian Branch of the USSR Academy of Sciences,
Since 1990 - Director of the Khristianovich Institute of Theoretical and Applied Mechanics of the Siberian Branch of the Russian Academy of Sciences (ITAM SB RAS);
In 1994 - corresponding member of the Russian Academy of Sciences.
From 1997 to 2008 - Chief scientific secretary of the Siberian Branch of the Russian Academy of Sciences,
Since 2006 - full member of the Russian Academy of Sciences (academician). Since 2008- Deputy Chairman of the Siberian Branch of the Russian Academy of Sciences.