Dr Alexey Gromov, Director of Energy Department, Institute for Energy and Finance, Head of World Energy Consulting Center (WECC). His primary responsibility is state energy regulating in Russia, strategic planning, foresight and forecast of energy development in Russia and in the world. Alexey’s previous role as Deputy General Director in the Institute for Energy Strategy contributes to his in depth knowledge of the key strategic problems in Russian Energy Sector. He was take part of the expert team for developing Energy Strategy of Russia up to period 2030. He was also one of the authors of the Russian “White Book” (Global Energy and Sustainable Development) which covers the Russian vision to the global energy future. Member of some expert councils under the Ministry of Energy, The Russian Union of Industrialists and Entrepreneurs (RSPP), Russian Gas Society. The author of the more than 60 publications in the different international and Russian leading economic reviews.