Marat Atnashev

Professor, Dean at Moscow School of Management SKOLKOVO


  • Moscow School of Management SKOLKOVO




Moscow School of Management SKOLKOVO

Marat Atnashev’s academic interests at the SKOLKOVO business school include project management, organizational development, Dutch disease problem, institutional model of economics and macroeconomic issues in countries with a dominance of the commodity sector.

In 1999, Marat graduated with honours from the Energy Department of the State University of Management (Moscow). In 2003, he defended a PhD thesis on Investment Project Management at the same department 2006–2015 — Associate Professor of the Faculty of Economics at the Higher School of Economics

  • 2002 — awarded an INSEAD MBA (France) degree
  • 2008 — graduated from the Academy of Major Projects and Engineering of BP at the MIT (USA)
  • 2016 — received an MPA (Master in Public Administration) degree at Harvard Kennedy School (USA)

Has a numerous publications on macroeconomics and energy topics. He is actively developing these areas at academic conferences and has published articles in most prestigious Russian media – Vedomosti, Republic, TV Rain and others.


In September 2016 Marat Atnashev was appointed the Dean of one of the largest business schools in Russia—Moscow School of Management SKOLKOVO. Since the November 2019 he holds a CEO position in one of the companies in Russian Alfa Group.

  • 2011–2015 — Vice President of Major Projects, Head of the Iron Ore Division at EVRAZ.
  • 2010–2011 — Head of Major Projects Directorate at Gazprom Neft, one of the initiators of Gazprom Neft Development, a project company.
  • 2000–2010 — different positions at TNK, including TNK BP
  • 2004–2006 — CFO of Udmurtneft
  • 2006–2008 — Head of Kamennoye Oil and Gas Production Enterprise
  • 2008–2010 — Director, Vice President of Major Projects


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