Viktor Martynov

Rector of the Gubkin Russian State University of Oil and Gas, Professor, Independent Director

Viktor Martynov was born on August 25, 1953, in Moscow.

Education

He graduated from the Gubkin Moscow Institute of the Petrochemical and Gas Industry, majoring as mining engineer – geophysicist.

Viktor Martynov is a PhD in Geology and Mineralogy, Doctor of Economics and Professor. He is the author of more than 100 scientific and methodological papers.

Professional experience

1977–1987

Junior, senior researcher of the Gubkin Moscow Institute of the Petrochemical and Gas Industry.

1987–2003

Director of the Central Inter-industry Institute for Professional Development of Oil & Gas Managers and Specialists in New Technology Areas, Gubkin Moscow Institute of the Petrochemical and Gas Industry.

2001–2008

First Pro-rector of the Gubkin Russian State University of Oil and Gas, Director of HR Development Issues in Fuel & Energy Sector Institute.

Since 2004

Head of the Geophysical Information Systems Department with the Gubkin Russian State University of Oil and Gas.

Since October 2008

Rector of the Gubkin Russian State University of Oil and Gas.

Member of the Gazprom Board of Directors since 2013.

Awards and titles

  • Honorary Worker of the Gas Industry (2000);
  • Honorary Worker of the Fuel & Energy Sector (2003);
  • Honorary Worker of Russia’s Higher Vocational Education System (2003);
  • Winner of the Russian Government’s Prize in Science and Technology (2011);
  • Full Member of the International Higher Education Academy of Sciences;
  • Full Member of the Russian Academy of Natural Sciences, Oil and Gas Section.