President, Oil and Gas Company “RussNeft”
Mikhail Gutseriev is a prominent Russian businessman and philanthropist. He is the owner of the companies RussNeft, Russian Coal, Mospromstroy, Slavkaliy (potassium production and processing in the Republic of Belarus), GCM Global Energy (oil production in the countries of the CIS and Africa). Besides, he controls notable real estate assets, including shopping malls Petrovsky Passazh and Smolensky Passazh, the hotel “National”. He is also the founder of a number of civic and charitable organizations.
Founded by M. Gutseriev in 2002, RussNeft is the only major Russian oil company created via market methods. Thanks to effective management, it has become one of top 10 Russian oil companies. The main trends of company’s strategy are: hydrocarbons production increase, exploration and gas projects development.
Mr Gutseriev is the author of five monographs and a series of scientific publications on the problems of free trade zones and offshore business in Russia. He holds a Doctorate in Economics.
He is the founder of a number of public and charitable organizations.
He has State and public awards.