CFO & Deputy Chairman, OAO Novatek
2017 Speaker


Mark Gyetvay is the chief financial officer and deputy chairman of the management board of OAO Novatek, based in Moscow. He has worked with Novatek since 2003, and prior to that time was a partner at PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC), serving clients in the oil and gas sector. He was responsible for taking Novatek public at the London Stock Exchange in 2005 and served on the board of directors from 2005 to 2014. He has been recognized by Institutional magazine as one of the Top Five CFO’s in Europe’s oil and gas sector, and by Finance Monthly magazine as the Best CFO in Russia.

Gyetvay has worked in the oil and gas industry in various capacities since 1981, when he graduated from from Arizona State University. He is a Certified Public Accountant, a member of the American Institute of CPAs, an associate member of the Society of Petroleum Engineers, and a former member of PwC’s Petroleum Thought Leadership Council. He is a frequent keynote speaker at global industry and investor events and has published numerous articles on oil and gas topics.  

In addition to his professional career, Gyetvay is an entrepreneur with investments in various startup businesses as well as co-partner in Illuminum London, a niche fragrance company. He is a lifelong learner, avid reader, art collector and sports enthusiast. He believes strongly in personal development and taking direct responsibility for your career development and advancement.