Partner, Head of A.T. Kearney, Russia & CIS (Russia)
Ekaterina has been working in management consulting for Russian and international oil & gas and energy industry companies for over 20 years. She is a recognized practical expert in oil & gas industry development issues, carries out wide-range expert and analytical activity, and is the author of many research works and publications.
An expert in strategy development, transformation and management of change, Ekaterina has assisted in the implementation of several strategic mergers and headed transformation strategy development projects for a number of leading companies.
M&A: Realized a number of asset acquisition transactions (the largest with a value of several billion USD). Main tasks performed: assessment of the value of purchased assets, strategy and target management model development, and representation of clients' interests in the course of negotiations on transactions;
Transformation of business and integration programs: Developed and implemented business integration programs including design and operating model implementation, development of KPIs and detailed business-processes for several large energy holdings;
Strategy development and implementation: Several significant projects for the development and implementation of strategies for Russian companies to enter European, Asian, Middle East and African markets;
Operation structure improvement: Developed a program of operational changes for the purpose of increasing EBITDA by USD 200 million for a large energy company.
Expert and analytical activity
Ekaterina takes part in large-scale economic and industry-specific forums as a speaker on industry development strategy and investment climate issues.
She publishes articles in professional and industry-specific journals, in particular, the Oil&Gas Journal Russia and has also headed research dedicated to various issues of large capital projects management and increasing business efficiency in the oil & gas industry.