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Vladimir Voropajev

Honorary Global Advisor



Author, Professor, International PM Expert
Founder, Former President, Chair – SOVNET
Former Vice President – IPMA
Full Member, Russian Academy of Natural Sciences

Professor Vladimir Voropajev
, PhD. was Founder and former President and Chairman of the Board of the Russian Association of Project Management, SOVNET. Dr. Voropajev was professor of Project Management at the State University of Management, Moscow, Russia.  He was also Head of the Program and Project Management Faculty for the Russian State Academy’s Program for Professional Retraining and Professional Skill Development for Executives and Specialists in Investment Fields.  He was a full member of the Russian Academy of Natural Sciences on Information Science and Cybernetics, and of the International Academy of Investments and Economy in Construction.

From 1991 to 2001, he was Vice-president and a member of the Executive Board of the International Project Management Association (IPMA), the global federation of national PM associations based in Zurich, Switzerland. He was the First Assessor for several IPMA certification bodies. In 2005 he was awarded IPMA Honorary Fellow Award. He was also an honorary Fellow of the Indian Project Management Association and a past member of the Global Project Management Forum Steering Committee. 

During his 40 years of engineering, scientific, teaching and consulting activities, he published over 250 scientific research works including 7 monographs and 5 textbooks about the organization and planning of construction, information systems, and project management.  Vladimir served on the editorial boards of several international project management journals, was a frequent participant in PM conferences worldwide, and provided ongoing counsel and support to PM professional leaders in Azerbaijan, Kazakhstan, Ukraine, Yugoslavia and several other countries.

A long time advisor for the PM World Journal and Library, Professor Voropajev passed away in 2015.

To view some of his previously published works, visit Prof. Voropajev's author showcase in the PM World Library at https://pmworldlibrary.net/authors/professor-vladimir-voropajev/