The team of consultants
Anatoly Kopylov, Ph.D - Acta Consult General director and managing partner
Anatoly has a Ph.D. in Economics and over 10 years experience of work in energy sector. Mr. Kopylov was a project manager and senior policy expert related to the RES, EE and Capacity building in Russia and CIS countries, including: Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Moldova A part of his extensive experience is related to drafting energy regulation and policy in Russia and CIS countries as well as power utilities strategies development. Mr. Kopylov has an experience in leading the projects on the development of primary and secondary legislation, identifying required changes in local and regional legislation regarding renewable energy, energy saving and energy efficiency issues, assisting regulators of different countries, including Market Council of Russia, Ministries of Energy of Russia and CIS countries, Ministry of Regional Development RF and IFIs, such as : World Bank, EBRD, SIDA, IFC. Mr. Kopylov managed the projects for the biggest players of the Russian market, as: ОАО «RAO UES», ОАО «RusHydro», «Market Council of RF», LUKOIL, RUSAL, RENOVA group, RUSNANO, TNS Energo, Kinevik group, GAZPROMENERGOholding etc.
Maslenin Mikhail – Acta Consult senior expert on legal issues
Mr. Maslenin has over 10 years of experience in development of primary and secondary legislation in electricity sector. He participated in the development of the Federal Law "On Electricity", amendments to the Civil Code and other legal acts ensuring reform of the electricity sector. In 2005 - 2010 years as the leading legal adviser Mikhail was involved in several projects initiated by JSC " RAO UES of Russia " and later on by " RusHydro" devoted to the support of renewable energy generation, including such documents as the Federal “Law on supporting the use of renewable energy sources", as well as main directions of state policy in the field of energy efficiency and renewable energy sources for the period until 2020. Mr. Maslenin participated in consulting services project in Russia for OJSC "RAO UES of Russia ", JSC " RusHydro ", JSC " Russian Railways ", the Ministry of Energy of the Russian Federation , JSC "RUSNANO" , the Federal Road Agency for rulemaking , the application of administrative and civil law , legal support of infrastructure organizations , promotion of the use of renewable energy sources. He participated in consultancy projects performed for IFI”s such as: EBRD, IFC, SIDA.
Tatiana Shekh - Acta Consult Business development manager and managing partner
Since 2003 till 2014 Mrs. Shekh worked as the country manager of the large consulting company (AF of Mercados) in energy sector. Mrs. Shekh proved to be an efficient head of consulting business and project manager in Russia and the CIS countries. Key clients of the company were: JSC RAO UES, JSC FGC UES, JSC RusHydro, NP "Market Council" and Trading System Administrator, IES holding, Inter RAO, Lukoil, RUSAL, Ministries of Energy of Russia and CIS as well as IFIs, such as: EBRD, WB, IFC, ADB. Now Mrs. Shekh is in charge of business development the company in Russia and the CIS countries, as well as consulting projects coordination in Russia and CIS
Lev Osika, Ph.D. – Acta Consult senior consultant on technical issues
Mr. Osika, the engineer of electrical power systems by diploma, has Ph.D. on technical sciences. Has over 15 years of experience in energy sector. His main expertise belongs to the heat power system, an energy audit and increase of THPPs operational efficiency, feasibility studies, assessment of KPI's and investment programs of power utilities as well as marketing studies. Mr. Osika managed the programs for the increase of energy efficiency of the biggest Russian utilities, such as: Inter RAO, JSC RAO UES, JSC Rosenergoatom, KES - Holding, Gazprom ENERGOholding. He participated in the projects for development of energy regulation in the part of thermal power generators operation, self generation regulation as well as renewable generators operation and their connection to the Grid for: "Market Council", "Inter RAO", EBRD
Anatoly Krutov, Ph.D. - Acta Consult senior consultant on technical issues
Mr. Krutov - the engineer of HPP by diploma, and Ph. D in Tech.Sci., has 35-year-old works experiment on management and performance of energy projects. Experience of Mr. Krutov includes the sphere of the integrated management of water systems, hydroengineering, an assessment of probability and risk management of the natural catastrophic phenomena, management of projects of hydropower development, as well as technical and financial evaluation of HPPs and SHPPs projects. Has experience of consulting activity in Kazakhstan, Tajikistan, Kyrgyzstan, Turkmenistan and Russia. Mr. Krutov participated and managed projects for such clients, as: EBRD, ADB, WB,UNDP, etc.
Tatiana Lanshina, Economist / Renewable Energy Expert
Graduated from the Higher School of Economics with the diploma of economist. Working in the Center of economic modeling of power and ecology in the Institute of Science since 2013, Tatiana was involved in the issues of energy modeling; development of renewable energy in Russia and worldwide; analysis of the development of wind and solar power projects in Russia; development of CO2 emission reduction scenarios in Russia.
Since 2014 Tatiana actively works with Acta Consult as a renewable energy expert in the projects related to the assessment of the impact of wind generating capacities development of the on electricity tariffs in the Russian Federation; assessment of wind and solar generation investment projects.
Tatiana actively cooperated with various media channels and magazines writing scientific articles in the field of electrical energy, including renewable energy.