Mayor of Omsk: Sergey Shelest

Mayor of Omsk Sergey Shelest

Sergey Shelest was born on July 18, 1969 in the village Druzhba of Kokshetau region of Kazakhstan.

In 1984 he got into the Shchuchinsky polytechnic school, from which he graduated in 1988 gaining qualification of electrical technician.

In 1988–1990 Mr. Shelest served in air-transported troops of the Soviet army.

In 1996 he graduated from Akmolinsky Agricultural Institute with qualification electrical engineer. In this Institute Mr. Shelest upgraded his qualification to the profession of managing economist.

In 2015 Sergey Shelest completed his postgraduate studies at the Omsk Technical University and received the degree of candidate of technical sciences.

In 2017 Mr. Shelest improved his skills in Russian Presidential Academy of National Economy and Public Administration in the program “Managerial skills: development of regional teams”.

Mr. Shelest professionally retrained in the sphere of project engineering and maintenance of water supply and water disposal system facilities at the Omsk State Agricultural University.

Since 2021 Sergey Shelest has been a senior lecturer at the Department of Environmental Management, Water Use and Protection of Water Resources, Faculty of Agrochemistry, Soil Science, Ecology, Environmental Management and Water Management of the Omsk State Agricultural University named after P.A. Stolypin. He teaches the following courses: reconstruction of environmental engineering and water utilization facilities, maintenance of water supply and water disposal system facilities, energy- efficient technologies and equipment in water supply and water disposal system facilities. Sergey Shelest provides the student practical training in the sphere of maintenance of water supply and water disposal system facilities.

During more than 20 years of working in electric power industry Mr. Shelest had worked his way from a worker to the enterprise’s chief executive. He worked as electrician, master, supervising engineer, deputy chief engineer, technical director, general director.

From July 2014 until December 2021 Mr. Sergey Shelest has been General Director of JSC "OmskVodokanal", the largest enterprise of Omsk City.

On the 15th of December, 2021 Mr. Shelest was elected Mayor of Omsk City. He assumed Mayor’s office on the 12th of January, 2022.