Staff list

Emelin, Valentin Vasilyevich

Head of Capacity Building and Assessment Division

Phone: +47 99 51 22 29

Email: valentin.yemelin@grida.no

Education / Research

  • M.Sc, chemical engineering, Leningrad Institute of Technology, Leningrad, Russia, 1979
  • Ph.D., chemistry, Leningrad Institute of Technology, Leningrad, Russia, 1983
  • MPA, management of nonprofit organizations and international development, John F. Kennedy School of Government, Harvard University, USA, 1997

Professional

  • Professor Assistant, Leningrad Institute of Technology, Leningrad, Russia, 1983
  • Researcher, Leningrad Institute of Technology, Leningrad, Russia, 1983-90
  • Programme Director, Center for Citizen Initiatives, St. Petersburg, Russia, 1990-1996
  • Regional Coordinator, TACIS Environmental Awareness Raising Programme,
    St. Petersburg, Russia, 1997-2000

Project management:

  • "All for One Earth", 1990, (US/USSR),
  • "St. Petersburg Counseling Initiative", 1992-94 (UK/Russia)
  • "EcoTeams", "EcoHouse", "EcoNews", 1997-2000 (EU/Russia)

Fields of specialization

  • management of nonprofit organizations, environmental project management, sustainable development, public relations, environmental information and awareness raising, polymer chemistry, electron microscopy.