Global Energy intelligence Day - 2013 speakers

H.E. Pavel Zavalny

President, Russian Gas Society


H.E. Pavel Zavalny was born in Khotkovo (Kaluga region) on August 11, 1961. He graduated with honors from the Bauman Higher Technical School (Kaluga Subsidiary) in 1984.

From 1984-1995 H.E. Zavalny served as a chief engineer and from 1995 to 1996 as a deputy general director of Tyumentransgas; in 1996 he was named a general director of Tyumentransgas. From 2008 - 2011 H.E. Zavalny worked as a general director of Gazprom Transgas Yugorsk.

In 2003-2005 H.E. Zavalny underwent vocational training in the Russian Presidential Academy of National Economy and Public Administration (Institute of Business Studies) with a specialization in Economics and Finance and Personnel Administration.

In 2011 H.E. Zavalny was elected as a Deputy of the Russian State Duma (United Russia). He is the Deputy Chairman of the Energy Committee, covering legislative regulation in gas industry.

In June 2013 H.E. Zavalny was elected President of the Russian Gas Society for a three year term.

H.E. Zavalny was awarded with the order for Merits before Fatherland of II degree, several medals and Certificates of Honor. He holds a PhD in Technical Sciences.