Sergey Yelkin

Energy Projects Specialist, USAID Central Asia Regional Mission

Sergey Yelkin has been the coordinator of USAID energy projects in Central Asia for twenty years. He participated in the development of various regional projects and holding tenders for programs on the regional electricity market, energy interconnections and development of electricity generation from renewable sources. He was also engaged in monitoring projects’ successful implementation in the field of energy saving, energy efficiency, the introduction of RE facilities, and climate change measures and environmental protection. Mr. Yelkin has over 35 years of experience in research and production in the oil and gas sector and industrial enterprises in Russia, Kazakhstan and Central Asia. He worked at the UN Office in Kazakhstan on energy saving and RE projects. He has a background in engineering and holds a master’s degree in economics.