Director General (CEO)
Alexey O. Kovalev
Mr. Alexey Kovalev was born on the 26-th of December 1967 in Sergiyev Posad. In 1991 he graduated with honors from the faculty of Cosmonautics and Automatic Aircraft of Moscow Aviation Institute (National Research University) named after S.Ordzhonikidze. In the same year he undertook an internshipinthe management of multi-level hierarchical systems on the faculty of Aeronautics and Astronauticsat the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (USA).
From 1992 to 1995 he was an employee of the OJSC Orsk machine-building plant.
In 1996 he entered the Financial Academy under the Government of the Russian Federation majoring in Finance and Credit. According to the decision of the State Attestation Commission he was awarded the qualification of economist in 1999.
From 1996 to 2008 he held various positions at Joint Stock Commercial Bank «APABANK», including the post of Chairman of the Board.
Mr. A. Kovalev defended his thesis on the topic «Development and implementation of the concept for the remote diagnostic systems of transport and energy facilities» in 2006. By the decision of 15 February 2006, the Dissertation Defense Committee of the Ryazan State Radio Engineering University awarded him PhD degree in Engineering sciences.
15.04.2013 Mr. Kovalev was elected as a corresponding member of Russian Academy of Natural Sciences in the oil-and-gas section.
In 2016 he was elected as an academician of Russian Academy of Natural Sciences in the oil-and-gas section.
Today Mr. Alexey O. Kovalev holds the position of the OJSC «CST» Director General (CEO).
Mr. Alexey O. Kovalev is the author of a significant number of scientific papers, patents and certificates in the field of the Earth’s remote sensing.
Chairman of the board of directors
Victor I. Ermolkin
Professor of the department of theory of petroleum prospecting and exploration of Gubkin Russian state university of oil and gas.
He was born on the 31st of August 1934 in Temir city ofAktobe region, Kazakhstan.
In 1957 he graduated from Moscow Mining Academy named after I. Gubkin with a major in geological engineering and completed his post-graduate study at the same institute in 1965.
Since 1985 he is a professor of the department of theory of petroleum prospecting and exploration of Gubkin Russian state university of oil and gas (National Research University).
1957 – 1958 - a senior research fellow of Moscow Mining Academy named after I. Gubkin.
1958 – 1960 – the First secretary of Oktyabrsky, then Leninsky district committee of All-Union Leninist Young Communist League (AULYCL) in Moscow.
1960 – 1962 – a responsible organizer of the Department of Komsomol bodies of the Central Committee AULYCL.
Since 1967 he is a senior lecturer at Gubkin Russian state university of oil and gas.
From 1967 to 1970 he taught in Algeria.
Since 1972 he is an Associate Professor of Gubkin Russian state university of oil and gas.
1979 – 1980 – a secretary of the party Committee.
Since 1992 he is a member of dissertation defense Committees at Gubkin Russian state university of oil and gas and at Lomonosov Moscow state university since 2000.
Since 1999 – an academician of Russian Academy of Natural Sciences.
Heis the author of 150 scientific papers, including 4 textbooks, 12 monographic reviews, 3 monographs.
He is Gubkin’s award holder twice, also has got «Honored Oil Worker», «Honorable Worker of Gas Industry» awards, «HonoredEmployee of Higher Education» award. He is the Honored geologist of the Russian Federation, the Honored Scientist and Engineerof the Turkmen SSR (1980).