The meeting devoted to preparing the International Conference "Risk Management Leaders in Energy" (Conference), May 15-16, 2018, Istanbul (Turkey) took place in the Russian Ministry of Energy on March 15 under the leadership of the Deputy Minister of Energy Anatily Yanovsky.


The Heads of the leading International organizations of the Black Sea region BSEC Secretary General Michael Christidees and President of the Black Sea Trade and Development Bank (BSTDB) Ihsan Delikanli have already confirmed their participation in the Conference.


The participation of BSEC and BSTDB leaders in the Conference confirms the interest of the countries of the Black Sea region and South-Eastern Europe in developing economic relations with Russia.

Dr. Delikanli, President of the Black Sea Trade and Development Bank will make a presentation within the Plenary Session “RISKS IN THE MORDEN WORLD ENERGY AND GOVERING THEM”.


Mr. Ihsan Ugur Delikanli was appointed President of the Black Sea Trade & Development Bank as of July 16, 2014 for a period of four years. He started his professional career in the financial sector as a Sworn Banks Auditor at the Undersecretariat of Treasury of the Republic of Turkey in 1992. In 2005 he became Head of the Regulations Department in the Banking Regulation and Supervision Agency of Turkey, and in 2009 he was appointed Vice President. In 2012, Mr. Delikanli moved to the private sector as Executive Vice President of one of the Turkish investment banks.

Mr. Michael Christides, BSEC Secretary General noted the particular significance of the Conference issues, as well as importance of expanding energy cooperation for the member countries of the Black Sea Economic Cooperation.



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