Head of LNG, OMV Gas Marketing & Trading
Elena has 15 years of experience in the gas industry, with a particular focus on LNG since 2005. After graduating from the Russian State University of Oil and Gas in Moscow, Elena joined Gazprom Export Ltd., the export arm of Gazprom Group and in her initial role was involved in developing first ever contracts for pipeline gas supply from Russia to newly liberalised markets in North West Europe. Following a two-year stint in the pipeline gas business, Elena joined the LNG desk of Gazprom Marketing & Trading in London. Before recent career move Elena, being stationed in Singapore, was running the team, responsible for developing Gazprom’s LNG portfolio worldwide based on strategic projects of the group and third-party supply as well as dealing with sales of LNG to traditional buyers and emerging LNG markets. Elena joined OMV in August this year to head the team in charge of LNG trading and origination, developing LNG portfolio and monetising LNG related assets.