Columbia University in the City of New York

Harriman Institute




Energy Transition: Effects on the Former Soviet Union
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Location Note

1219 International Affairs Building
420 W 118th St, 12th floor

This event is in-person for CUID card holders only. In-person attendees must be in compliance with Columbia University’s health protocols for returning to campus. Pre-registration, valid CUID card, valid green pass, and face covering are required for admittance. All other attendees may participate virtually on Zoom or YouTube.


Please join the Harriman Institute and Columbia’s Center on Global Energy Policy for a talk with Tatiana Mitrova, an expert on Russian and global energy markets, moderated by Alexander Cooley, Director of the Harriman Institute.

What are the implications of the global energy transition on one of the world’s leading energy producing countries? How is Russian short- and long-term energy and climate policy changing in the context of the global energy transition?


Tatiana Mitrova is a Non-Resident Fellow at the Center on Global Energy Policy. She has twenty-five years of experience in dealing with Russian and global energy markets, including production, transportation, demand, energy policy, pricing and market restructuring. She serves as Research Director of the SKOLKOVO Energy Centre in Moscow. From 2017-2020 she was Director of the SKOLKOVO Energy Centre. From 2006-2020 she was head of the Center for International Energy Markets Studies in ERI RAS, leading the annual “Global and Russian Energy Outlook up to 2040” project. Mitrova is a graduate of Moscow State University’s Economics Department. She is a Visiting Professor at the Institut d’Etudes Politiques de Paris (Sciences Po). She has more than 200 publications in scientific and business journals, and has co-authored ten scientific books as well as the best-seller The 8-1/2 Steps: How to Live, Love and Work At Full Capacity (stories of women leaders). Mitrova is also head of Supervisory Board of the Women in Energy in Russia Association. She has seven years of experience as Independent Director in international public energy companies with a strong focus on ESG and corporate climate strategies. Currently, she is a member of NOVATEK’s Board of Directors and Schlumberger’s Board of Directors.



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