Vice President, Strategy & Business Development, ExxonMobil Upstream Company
Alex Volkov is the Vice President, Strategy & Business Development for ExxonMobil Upstream Company. Alex joined ExxonMobil in 1997 in Houston, Texas. During his early tenure with the company he has held diverse assignments in the areas of marketing, business development, supply chain logistics, and business strategy development. From 2014 to 2016, Alex was based in Moscow, Russia where he served as Vice President of Exxon Neftegas Limited responsible for ExxonMobil commercial activities in Russia, including natural gas sales and marketing of Sakhalin-1 gas resources. Alex moved to the United Kingdom in 2016 and he was appointed Vice President, International Gas, ExxonMobil Gas & Power Marketing and Chairman, ExxonMobil Gas Marketing Europe in 2018. In this capacity, he was responsible for ExxonMobil’s natural gas marketing and trading activities in Europe, Russia, Caspian, Malaysia, Thailand, and Australia. In 2019 Alex moved to Houston and was named Vice President, Global LNG Marketing. In this role, he had global responsibility for ExxonMobil’s Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) portfolio and marketing of LNG for ExxonMobil’s projects and joint ventures. He assumed his current position in February 2021. Alex graduated from the University of Nizhni Novgorod, Russia in 1994 and he also holds an MBA from the University of Alabama.