Introducing the CEC Board - Anton Samoylenko, Director - Russia & CIS
With strong relations to a number of large international and Russian organizations, Anton Samoylenko is a known international consultant in the field of branding, marketing, PR, advertising and communications. Having worked as an advisor to a number of European companies such as the CityUK, New Century Media, Ensemble Productions, Formula 1, International Police Association, and Gryphon - Anton is a specialist in the field of reputation management in the Russian oil and gas sector.
Between 2012 and 2013, Anton helped to advise BP on investment and PR in Russia and the subsequent sale of its 50 percent stake in TNK-BP to Rosneft - as part of the acquisition of TNK-BP by a Russian-state oil company worth $ 55 billion, one of the largest and complex financial transactions in the history of the oil and gas industry. Advised the Russian oil and gas company Surgutneftegas on strengthening its reputation in the international market, as well as the Russian atomic energy corporation Rosatom on entering the UK market.
Anton has extensive experience in organizing management and business processes of small and medium energy companies. Anton has also assisted international PR projects for Russian regions and government agencies. He has extensive experience in promoting companies and corporations in the Russian and international markets & helped advise the Russian Government on the creation of the Moscow International Financial Centre.
Anton is a member of many Russian and international public organizations and is a Cavalier of the Golden Badge of Honour "Public Recognition”. Anton graduated from MGIMO Faculty of International Economic Relations and has as a degree from Moscow State University & received a Master's degree from Cass Business School. He is Honorary Secretary of the British-Russian Public Chamber and Deputy Chairman of the Board of the National Civil Committee for Cooperation with Law Enforcement, Legislative, and Judiciary and National Foundation Public Recognition.