Director of the Institute for System Programming of the Russian Academy of Sciences
About the Forum
Ecumene 2022: Global Financial Forum was held in Moscow on September 28-30, 2022, which continued the trends set in 2021 for the development of sustainable financing. More than 300,000 viewers from 83 countries watched the broadcast of the Forum’s discussions with more than 120 speakers from 22 countries participating in it.
Welcome Addresses to the Forum’s Delegates
NOVATEK is Russia’s largest independent natural gas producer. Founded in 1994, the Company is engaged in exploration, production, processing and marketing of natural gas and liquid hydrocarbons.
The Company is in the top 3 in terms of proven reserves and top 10 in terms of natural gas production among major public companies globally. As of the end of 2021, the Company’s reserve to production ratio (SEC) was 26 years.
Developing competitive LNG producing facilities is the Company's key strategic focus.
Yamal LNG is the Company's largest LNG project located in the Yamal Peninsula. It is an integrated project for production, liquefaction and sales of natural gas. In 2019, an integrated facility for LNG production and transshipment commenced its operation in the port of Vysotsk, Leningrad Region.
For its future LNG projects, the Company is building an Offshore Superfacility Construction Center in Murmansk Region. It will be key to the LNG equipment industry emerging in Russia. The first two liquefaction trains on gravity based structures for the Arctic LNG 2 project are currently being completed here. When implementing its projects, the Company engages hundreds of Russian companies. Some of the developed solutions were tailor-made for the Company's projects, which makes these solutions unique.
«Nornickel» is the one of the world’s largest producer of nickel and palladium, and one of the world’s leading producers of platinum and copper. The Company produces cobalt, rhodium, silver, gold, iridium, ruthenium, selenium, tellurium and sulfur.
The main Russian production units of «Nornickel» are vertically integrated and include: the Polar Division of MMC Norilsk Nickel and Kola Mining and Metallurgical Company. Norilsk Nickel Harjavalta belonging to the Group is the only nickel refining plant in Finland.
Given the new global challenges, sustainable development becomes even more important for the Company. Nornickel focuses on improving resource and energy efficiency, reducing harmful environmental impacts and eliminating accumulated pollution, managing climate risks, improving the quality of life in its operating regions, and maintaining its reputation as one of the most attractive employers in Russian industry.
«Gazprombank» (Joint – stock Company) is one of the largest multi-
faceted financial institutions in Russia, providing a wide range of banking,
financial, investment products and services to corporate and private
customers, financial institutions, institutional and private investors. The Bank
is one of the three largest banks in Russia by all major indicators and ranks
third in the list of banks in Central and Eastern Europe in terms of equity.
The bank provides services to key sectors of the Russian economy – gas, oil,
nuclear, chemical and petrochemical, ferrous and nonferrous metallurgy,
electric power industry, engineering and metalworking, transport, construction,
communications, agriculture, trade and other industries.
Retail business is also a strategically important activity of the Bank, and its scale is consistently increasing. Private customers are offered a full range of services: credit programs, deposits, payment transactions, electronic bank cards, etc.
Gazprombank has a strong position on national and global financial markets, holding Russian leadership in arranging and underwriting corporate bond issues, asset management, private banking, corporate financing, and other areas of investment banking.
The Bank’s customers number about 5 mln individuals and about 45,000 legal entities.
Ecumene 2022 Programme
The Programme may be subject to change
Ecumene 2022 Speakers
Coordinator, UN Decade on Ecosystem Restoration Nature for Climate Branch
Counsellor – Deputy Head of the Mission, Embassy of the Kingdom of Bahrain to the Russian Federation
Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Republic Republic of Colombia to the Russian Federation
Minister Plenipotentiary, Embassy of the Republic of Peru in the Russian Federation
Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Republic of the Philippines to the Russian Federation
President of the Russian Science Foundation
Managing Director, Swarovski Crystall Business Russia
Head of the Earth System Monitoring Division, World Meteorological Organization
Deputy Chairwoman of the Management Board, Gazprombank JSC
Chairman of the Board of Directors, PJSC 'MMC 'Norilsk Nickel'
Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Kingdom of Thailand to the Russian Federation
Expert, Project Center for Energy Transition and ESG, Skoltech; Independent Director, PAO NOVATEK
President of the International Center of Wine and Gastronomy
Director, WWF Russia
Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Federative Republic of Brazil to the Russian Federation
Executive Director of the Russian Association of Water Supply and Sewerage, Chairman of the Organizing Committee of the Russian Wa...
Partner, MDIS AG (Switzerland)
Member of the Board, Accounts Chamber of the Russian Federation
Deputy Chairman of the Management Board, Gazprombank JSC
Strategy Director, IC ‘Finam’
Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Oriental Republic of Uruguay in the Russian Federation
Director, Voeikov Main Geophysical Observatory (MGO) of Russian Federal Service for Hydrometeorology and Environmental Monitoring ...
Journalist and Producer, The Feminist Perspective
Head of the Federal Agency for Water Resources (Rosvodresursy)
Director, Liaison Office with the Russian Federation, Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO)
Acting President, Far Eastern Federal University
Acting Director, Institute of Public Administration and Civil Service of the Russian Presidential Academy of National Economy and ...
Chair of the Senior Arctic Officials, Ambassador-at-Large, Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Russian Federation
President, Sistema Charitable Foundation
Nature-Based Solutions Thematic Group Lead at the Commission on Ecosystem Management, International Union for Conservation of Natu...
CEO Mobi.Money LLC
President of the Russian Academy of Sciences
Director of United Nations Information Centre in Moscow, Chairman of the UN Country Team in Russia
Director of the Department of International Cooperation and Climate Change of the Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment of...
Partner, Government and Public Services Sector Leader, Technologies of Trust
Chef Sustainability and Corporate Communications Officer, Metalloinvest
Executive Secretary, INC Plastic Secretariat
Deputy General Director, Head of the Corporate and Property Relations Unit, Corporate Secretary, PJSC Inter RAO
Director of the Department of State Policy and Regulation in the Field of Water Resources, Environmental Economics and Federal Pro...
First Vice President, VEB.RF — Member of the Management Board
Deputy CEO of the RusQuality, Head of the Secretary for the Russian Government Quality Award
The First Deputy of General Director of the Argumenty I Facty Publishing House, Educational Institution ‘Financial University unde...
Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Republic of Indonesia in the Russian Federation
Vice-Rector for Human Resources, Moscow State Institute of International Relations
Head of the UN Environment Russia Office
Member of the Expert Council of the Ministry of Construction of Russia on the Formation of a Comfortable Urban Environment
Advisor to the CEO, SIBUR
Head of Investor Relations, NOVATEK
Deputy Chairman of the Committee on Ecology and Nature Management, Chamber of Commerce and Industry of the Russian Federation
Special Representative of the Russian Chairmanship in the Arctic Council for Indigenous Peoples and Regional Cooperation
Associate Professor of the Department of Humanities & Social Sciences, BITS Pilani KK Birla Goa Campus
Deputy Director of the Center for Responsible Nature Management, Institute of Geography of the Russian Academy of Sciences
Executive Vice President of the National Council for Climate Change and Clean Development Mechanism of the Dominican Republic
Director of the Information and Analysis Center for the Development of the Water Management Complex, Ministry of Natural Resources...
Senior Researcher – Advisor to the Director, Peter the Great Botanical Gardens of the Lomonosov Moscow State University
CEO, Dynamic Planet
Business Leader with a Professional Portfolio of over 300 Billion Rubles, Member of Boards of Directors, CEO at 'Women on Boards'
Programme Director of the Ecumene 2022
Deputy Chairman of the Government of Magadan Region
Explorer in Residence, Pristine Seas Founder and Leader, National Geographic Society
General Director, International and Comparative Law Research Center
Deputy President, Russian Academy of Sciences
President of the Association of Investment Precious Metals Market Participants
President, Group of Companies 'Navigator'
Member of the Board (Minister) for Trade of the Eurasian Economic Commission
The Sixth UN Environment Executive Director, Under-Secretary-General of the United Nations
Director, All-Russian Society for Nature Conservation
Senior Banker, VEB.RF
Head of National Hydrometeorological Service Ministry of Ecology and Natural Resources of the Republic of Azerbaijan
Managing Partner, Financial Services Industry, FBK
CEO, International Association of Lake Regions
ESG Officer, VK
First Vice-President of Gazprombank JSC
Chief Industrial Policy Research Expert, United Nations Industrial Development Organization
Counsellor of Section of the Department of International Organizations, Ministry for Foreign Affairs of the Russian Federation
Head of Section of the Department of International Organizations, Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Russian Federation
UN Goodwill Ambassador, Chair of All-Russian Society for Nature Conservation
President, Philippine Society for Quality
Acting Rector, Russian State Social University
Special Representative of the President of the Russian Federation for Shanghai Cooperation Organisation Affairs
Head of Sustainable Development Hub, Gazprombank JSC
Programme Officer, Secretariat of the Convention on Biological Diversity
Progrаmme Development Coordinator, Landscape Finance Lab
Honarary Adviser, Financial Reporting Council, Hong Kong
Executive Director, Greenpeace Russia
Director of the Department of Financial Policy, Ministry of Finance of the Russian Federation
Project Manager of the Project Office for the Development of the Arctic, State Atomic Energy Corporation ROSATOM
Deputy Chairperson of Committee for Tourisms of Moscow, Russian Federation
Chairman of the Moscow Exchange Supervisory Board
Former Director of Science, Society and Sustainable Futures Division, UNCBD
Director of the Investment Finance Intermediation Department, Bank of Russia
First Vice President, Gazprombank JSC
Head, Federal Service for Hydrometeorology and Environmental Monitoring of Russia
Advisor to the President of the Russian Federation, Special Presidential Envoy for Climate Change of the Russian Federation
Conservation Program Director, WWF Russia
Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Arab Republic of Egypt to the Russian Federation
Head of Corporate Affairs Development Division of the Corporate Affairs Department of the Central Bank of Russia
Inter-Regional Advisor, UN-Habitat