Head of the Center for Bioeconomics and Eco-Innovation, Faculty of Economics at MSU
Sergey Bobylev (1952) - Head of the Department of Environmental Economics (since 2017), Doctor of Economics (1988), Professor (1991), Honored Scientist of the Russian Federation, member of the Russian Academy of Natural Sciences and the Russian Ecological Academy. Head of the Center for Bioeconomics and Eco-Innovations at Moscow State University.
Graduated from the Faculty of Economics of Moscow State University in 1974 he entered a PhD programme and in 1977 he passed PhD defense. In 1988, he became a Candidate of Sciences (PhD) in Economics. He has been working at the Department of Economics of Lomonosov Moscow State University since 1977.
Headed teams of experts and participated in projects for international organizations: United Nations Development Program, World Bank, Global Environment Facility, as well as for the Ministry of Economic Development of the Russian Federation, Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment of the Russian Federation, Russian State Duma, and the Civic Chamber of the Russian Federation. He is a supervisor and participant in research grants from the Russian Humanitarian Science Foundation, Russian Foundation for Basic Research, and Russian Science Foundation.
He is the Editor-in-Chief of the Russian Human Development Reports 2000-2013 for the UN Development Program.
Sergey Bobylev has been repeatedly awarded various prizes. He is the Editor-in-Chief of the Human Development Report 2001. Russian Federation, which became the winner of the international UN competition for the best national Report (2002); winner of the USSR Government's competition for the best project to save the Aral Sea (1990); Laureate of the Moscow Government Prize in Environmental Protection (2013); Laureate of the USSR Academy of Sciences Prize for Young Scientists in Economics (1982); First Prize winner in the competition of works contributing to the objectives of the Moscow University Development Program (2016). Holds commendations from the State Council of the Russian Federation, the Civil Chamber of the Russian Federation, and the United Nations Development Program.
He visited leading universities in the U.S., was a visiting professor at the Dauphin University (Paris) and the Vienna University of Economics (Vienna).
He is the author of more than thirty monographs and textbooks. Among these books are the country's first publications on the economics of sustainable development, indicators and goals of sustainable development, the economics of biodiversity and ecosystem services.