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Evgeny Shvarts

  • Evgeny Shvarts has been at HSE University since 2020.

Education and Degrees

  • 2004

    Doctor of Sciences*

  • 1987

    Candidate of Sciences* (PhD)
    Institute of Geography of the Russian Academy of Sciences

  • 1982

    Lomonosov Moscow State University

* Candidate of Sciences
According to the International Standard Classification of Education (ISCED) 2011, Candidate of Sciences belongs to ISCED level 8 - "doctoral or equivalent", together with PhD, DPhil, D.Lit, D.Sc, LL.D, Doctorate or similar. Candidate of Sciences allows its holders to reach the level of the Associate Professor.
* Doctor of Sciences
A post-doctoral degree called Doctor of Sciences is given to reflect second advanced research qualifications or higher doctorates in ISCED 2011.



International Scientific Conference Perspectives of forestry and related sectors as drivers of sustainable development in the post-Covid era (Баня-Лука). Presentation: Private forestry on agricultural land as a tool for reforming the Russian forest sector?

Editorial board membership

  • 2020: Member of the Editorial Board, Использование и охрана природных ресурсов в России.

  • 2003: Member of the Editorial Board, Устойчивое лесопользование.

Employment history

1982 - 1988 - Research in Dept. of Biogeography, Institute of Geography of the Russian/USSR Academy of Sciences (IG AS)

1987 - 1988 and 1997 - 1999 - Co-Chairman of the International Socio-Ecological Union

1990 - 1997 - Senior Research Fellow, elected member of Academic Board, Head of Projects in Dept. of Biogeography, Institute of Geography of the Russian Academy of Sciences (IG AS)

1992 - 1998 - Chairman of Board in Biodiversity Conservation Center

1993 - International Scholar in Department of Wildlife Ecology, Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences

1996 - 1998 - Manager of Protected Areas Component in Global Environment Facility (GEF)/World Bank/ State Committee for Environment Protection Project

1998 - 2019 - Director of Conservation in World Wide Fund for Nature (WWF) Int. Russia Program Office

2004 - 2012 - Member of  Public Council in Ministry of Russian Natural Resources and  Department of Nature Management and Environmental Protection in Government of Moscow

2004 - 2019 - Director of Conservation Policy in World Wide Fund for Nature (WWF) - Russia

2005 - 2015 - Founder and co-chairman of the Public Council in Federal Forestry Agency (Rosleskhoz)

2009 - 2010 - International Scholar at International Institute for Industrial Environmental Economics (IIIEE), Lund University and Central European University (Erasmus Mundus fellowship 2008 by the European Commission with the Masters of Environmental Sciences, Policy and Management (MESPOM) Consortium : Lund University - Central European University - University of the Aegean - University of Manchester).

2010 - 2011 - Co-Chairman of Editorial Commission in Ministry of Natural Resources for  preparation of  project "Fundamentals of state policy in field of environmental development in Russian Federation until 2030"

2010 - 2019 - Member of  Environmental and Social Advisory Council in European Bank for Reconstruction and Development

2011 - present - Member of  Expert Council in State Duma Committee of Natural Resources, Nature Management and Ecology

2013 - Active participant in preparation of the project "Fundamentals of state policy in field of use, protection and reproduction of forests in  Russia until 2030"

2016 - 2017 - Chairman of Public Council in Rosleskhoz

2017 - 2019 - Member of Public Council in  Rosleskhoz

2017 - present - Member of the Scientific Council of the Russian Academy of Sciences on the ecology of biological systems

2019 - - present - Lead Research Fellow in Institute of Geography of the Russian Academy of Sciences

2019 - present - Member of the Scientific Council in Russian Academy of Sciences for Forestry

2019 - Awarded an J. William Fulbright International Visiting Scholarship by Institute of International Education.

2019 - Independent Director, Member of the Board of Directors, PJSC “MMC “Norilsk Nickel”.

2020 – Independent Director, Member of the Board of Directors, UC RUSAL, Int. PJS Company

2021 -  Head of the Center for Responsible Environmental Management, Institute of Geography, Russian Academy of Sciences

'Low-carbon development management in Russia remains relevant and will be a trend until 2050'

On March 12, the Faculty of Geography and Geoinformation Technologies of the National Research University Higher School of Economics hosted an Open Day for the Master's Program in Low-Carbon Development. Academic supervisor of the program Evgeny Shvarts, supervisor of the track "Management of low-carbon development of companies and territories" Andrey Ptichnikov, supervisor of the track "Carbon cycle of companies and territories" Dmitry Zamolodchikov, Dean of the Faculty of Geography and Geoinformation Technologies Nikolay Kurichev and Nazar Sotiriadi, Executive Director of the Integrated Risk Management Department, Sber Risks.