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Georgy E. Davydov

Publisher and Editor-in-chief
the Bulletin of Transport Information


The President of National Association of Transporters, Georgy E. Davydov is the editor-in-chief (since 2013) and publisher (since 2016) of «The Bulletin of Transport Information» magazine. G.E. Davydov has joined the editorial board of the BTI in 1998. From 2000 till 2013, as the President of NAAT (the publisher of BTI at those years) he was the Head of the editorial office of BTI. According to the Registration Certificate of BTI (ПИ № ФС77-65107, issued 18.03.2016), G.E. Davydov is a publisher of «The Bulletin of Transport Information» magazine since march 2016.

G.E. Davydov was born in Klin, near Moscow, on June, 9 1949. He graduated from Electronics and Calculating Technics faculty of the Moscow Forest Engineering Institute, with specialization in Automatics and telemechanics.

G.E. Davydov is a renowned Russian expert in the field of foundation and operation of the transport services’ markets, technological and commercial interaction between transport organizations and the consumers of their services, as well as in the field of state regulation on transport. He was awarded by the certificates of honor of Russian Ministry of Transport, Federal Antitrust Service, and has received the gratitude of Minister of Transport of Russian Federation. G.E.Davydov has the title of Honorary Transport Employee of Russia and Honorary Employee of Industrial Transport.

The record of G.E.Davydov includes 12 years of scientific work in the Transport Economics Department of the Forest Industry Economics Institute, the part of the Ministry of Forest Industry of the USSR (NIPIEIlesprom JSC nowadays), including 4 years (from 1989 till 1993) of managing this department.

G.E.Davydov worked for 25 years, from 1984 till 2009 in Moscow State Forest University (till 1993 — Moscow Forest Engineering Institute) as an Assistant Professor, since 1998 as Professor of the Department of Economics and Manufacturing Industries.

In 1993 — 1995, G.E.Davydov has been the CEO’s advisor at Metallurgtrans JSC simultaneously with teaching work at Moscow State Forest University. He has substantiated the necessity of the foundation of a cross-industry association of transport services’ consumers. In 1995, a number of large companies of ferrous and nonferrous metallurgy, construction industry, agricultural chemistry, wood chemistry, cross-sectoral industrial railway transport, and transport engineering has founded the Association of transport services’ consumers (GRASSO). In 1995 — 2003, G.E.Davydov, while working at Moscow State Forest University, has been the Executive Director of GRASSO.

In 1997, the management of GRASSO and the National Association of Transporters (NAAT) have made a decision to create a joint directorate of these two associations. G.E.Davydov has been made the Head of the new directorate and has become Vice President of NAAT. He has been elected as President of NAAT in 2001, 2006, and 2011.

Among many other areas of work, G.E.Davydov pays constant attention to the maintenance of publishing the BTI, and to defining the editorial policy of the magazine. He has engaged the prominent scientists and transport experts as well as teachers of higher education into the collaboration in BTI Editorial board, and has formed a robust list of regular authors. There are practitioners among them, together with famous transport scientists and employees of federal authority of executive power. Under the leadership of G.E.Davydov, the BTI has been transformed from the ‘information-and-practice’ magazine into the ‘science-and-production’ magazine, and is being published that way nowadays.

G.E. Davydov has a number of academic degrees and titles: PhD of Economics (1983), Associate Professor (1987), Full PhD (Doctor of Economics) (1998), Professor (2000), Member of International Transport Academy (1998), and Member of Russian Transport Academy (2003). He wrote 300 scientific papers; 226 of them are published, while 75 are the reports about scientific research performed under the supervision of G.E. Davydov and with his direct participation.

Being a transport expert, G.E. Davydov performs huge professional and social work as

  • Member of the Presidium of the Scientific and Technical Council of the Ministry of Transport of Russia;
  • Member of the Expert Council of the Federal Antitrust Service of Russia for railway transport;
  • Member of the Committee of the Chamber of Commerce of the Russian Federation for Transport and Forwarding;
  • Member of the Coordinating Council of SRO «Promzheldortrans»;

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