Nikolai Shvets

Doctor of Science (Economics), Professor World Electric Power Industry Department - Head of Department

Doctor of Science (Economics), Department Head, World Power Industry Department, MIEP MGIMO.

Merited Energy Worker of the Russian Federation; Deputy Chairman of the Board, «FSK UES» PAO; Fellow, Russian Academy of Military Sciences.

In 1983, Mr. Shvets graduated from All-Union Polytechnic Institute as an electric power engineer. In 1991 he graduated from Air Defense Command Military Academy and in 1997 — from General Staff Academy of the Russian Federation Armed Forces. During 1974–1998 period Mr. Shvets served in different technical, command and staff positions with the Air Defense Forces of the Russian Federation. In 1998 he retired from the service as a colonel.

Later, Mr. Shvets held important technical, managerial and executive positions with different commercial, government and legislative structures, including the position of Chairman, Amur Oblast Legislative Assembly.

Mr. Shvets is a recognized expert in the field of energy security. He authored over sixty scientific works, including nine monographs. He is an editorial board member of several professional journals. With his extensive experience, Mr. Shvets has been teaching at MIEP MGIMO since 2010.

Mr. Shvets won many decorations, awards and prizes from different organizations.