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Dmitry Puzanov

Deputy General Director
Evraziyskiy JSC, Russia

Long-term experience (above 16 years) in preparation and implementation of investment projects for rehabilitation and construction of municipal infrastructure and utilities under various PPP schemes.

Significant experience in Russian PPP
• first national water concession (Krasnodar Region),
• lease agreements of municipal water infrastructure with investment obligations,
• Investment Fund of Russia – development of legal structure, technical and financial due diligence, appraisals and negotiations with decision-makers.

Project development: identification, concept (legal and corporate structure), due diligence, appraisal (economical evaluation, tariffs affordability and willingness to pay studies); environmental screening.
Project finance: IFOs (World Bank, IFC, EBRD) and national development and commercial banks and public financial institutions (Investment Fund of Russia).

Professional Experience
2007 – present:  private water operator Evraziyskiy JSC (Moscow, Russia): Deputy General Director
2004 – 2007:  private water operator Eurasian Water Partnership, Ltd (Moscow, Russia): Executive Director
2003 – 2004:  private multi-utility operator JSC Russian Utility's Systems/ RKS (Moscow, Russia): Executive Director
2001 – 2003:  municipal unitary water company Yaroslavlvodokanal (Yaroslavl, Russia): Deputy Director for Development
1998 – 2001:  Centre for Preparation and Implementation of International Projects on Technical Assistance (CPPI, World Bank project)

Specific Experience
• Preparation of the first water concession in Russian Federation in Krasnodar Region with investment obligations in total 7 billion RUR / USD 250 million,
• Obtaining of support by the Russian Federation State Investment Fund and for two projects in water sector (state budget contribution at 7,6 billion RUR / USD 270 million) in a form of PPP,
• Development of the investment program for the Sochi water company (belongs to Evraziyskiy) for rehabilitation and development of municipal network and facilities in total 5,7 billion RUR / USD 203 million,
• Public utility's rehabilitation and development Project Management (water / wastewater, district heating, electricity distribution): evaluation of applicant's investment needs and its investment capacity,
• City of Kirov water and wastewater rehabilitation and development project – first Russian private long-term utility management contract (RUR 600 million, 15 years),
• Project management of the Yaroslavl Municipal Water Supply Services Development Program (RUR 490.6 M loan from the EBRD).

Expert of the PPP Centre / Vnesheconombank
Member of PPP Committee / Chamber of Commerce of the Russian Federation
Member of UNECE PPP Business Advisory Board since January 2015.