Herzen State University of Russia, St.Petersburg
Specialty: Foreign languages
Customs operations specialist – foreign trade business
Expert on customs legislation of the Russian Federation and the European Union.
Certified expert of Bureau of Industry and Security (BIS) “Export Administration Regulations, Export Administration policies and licensing procedures” (USA).
Rod provides guidance on export controls, sanctions and international trade rules.
Conducts Sanction Due Diligence, audits for Russian and foreign companies of sanctions in export-import transactions, develops and implements policies, processes and procedures to ensure compliance with sanctions and international trade rules and regulatory compliance with US and European Union export rules.
Rod has held senior positions in the sphere of Global trade and international expansion business development in German-Russian and Italian-Russian enterprises in the field of industrial equipment supplies in the Russian Federation (deep foundation, construction drilling and tunneling equipment, mining equipment and supply of the oil and gas industry).
Since 2001, Rod worked for or collaborated with such leading companies in their industries as Liebherr Holding AG, Bauer Maschinen GbmH, Soilmec Spa, Casagrande Spa, Klemm Bohrtechnik GmbH and others.
His competencies included: sales development and the organization of international logistics to Russian Federation and the CIS, the coordination of export issues from the EU with regulatory authorities (BAFA, export control).
Rod led a logistics company in Germany, Dusseldorf and a customs broker company in Russia.
As a certified expert, Rod is a consultant to US exporting companies in the areas of export procedures, export administration policies and licensing procedures (USA), regulatory compliance, compliance with sanctions regulations in international trade and financial transaction businesses (Sanction, AML, KYC compliance).
Member of Professional Association of Exporters and Importers (PAEI), Los Angeles, CA.