Evgeny Smirnov

European Bank for Reconstruction and Development

Evgeny Smirnov, a Russian national, is an associate director, policy advisor, working at the EBRD Procurement Policy Department. He coordinates the Bank's policy dialogue with the governments of the Bank's countries of operation in respect of public procurement. He also provides policy and specific project implementation and risk management advice to the Bank's operational teams and clients across all sectors and countries of the Bank’s operations.

He is a member of EBRD-UNICTRAL Taskforce, OECD/DAC MAPS Working group as well as OECD/ACN monitoring teams for selected countries.

Evgeny reads lectures on contract management and procurement at Rome University Tor Vergata, University of Stuttgart and European Academy for Taxes, Economic and Law in Berlin.

Since joining the Bank in 2000, for ten years he worked at the Infrastructure Business Group on numerous projects in many of the Bank's countries of operation, being responsible for developing project delivery strategies, advising and assisting clients during projects implementation on the associated risk management issues, as well as tendering and contract management.

Prior to joining EBRD, Evgeny was a procurement consultant on a number of World Bank funded projects in Russia in different sectors, including transport, environmental protection, agriculture and health sector, working closely with different Federal Ministries and Agencies of the Russian Federation.

Before that, since 1993 for four years Evgeny worked at the Ministry of Foreign Economic Affairs of the Russian Federation on large construction and irrigation projects in the Middle East and Africa.

He possesses a Master Degree in water sector management and environmental engineering. He also holds a diploma in management of government procurement issued by the National Research University Higher School of Economics, Moscow.

Department of Economics and Finance
University of Rome "Tor Vergata"
Via Columbia 2, 00133 Roma

Prof. Gustavo Piga

Executive Director
Prof. Annalisa Castelli

Distance Learning Coordinator
Prof. Andrea Appolloni

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Phone: +39 06 7259 5942
Fax: +39 06 2020 500

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