Ilya Murzin

Energy Trader, Novatek


Ilya started his career as an analyst in the financial sector. Having joined the energy industry more than 10 years ago, he has occupied a number of positions within trading and optimization, including Portfolio Manager / Algorithmic Trader with Uniper in Düsseldorf and Head of Algorithmic Trading desk at CEZ a.s. in Prague. With his passion for trading and automation, Ilya is presently holding the position of a Gas Trader with Novatek in Zug, Switzerland.



PAO NOVATEK is the largest independent natural gas producer in Russia, and in 2017, entered the global gas market by successfully launching the Yamal LNG project. Founded in 1994, the Company is engaged in the exploration, production, processing and marketing of natural gas and liquid hydrocarbons. The Company’s upstream activities are concentrated mainly in the prolific Yamal-Nenets Autonomous Region, which is the world’s largest natural gas producing area and accounts for approximately 80% of Russia’s natural gas production and approximately 15% of the world’s gas production. NOVATEK is a public joint stock company established under the laws of the Russian Federation. The Company’s shares are listed in Russia on Moscow Exchange (MOEX) and the London Stock Exchange (LSE) under the ticker symbol “NVTK”.