Igor Markov

Senior Strategic and Technical Advisor
Igor Markov serves as Lifeline’s Senior Strategic and Technical Advisor. Igor has extensive experience in mechanical engineering, hands-on fieldwork, human resources, technical management, sales, line management and business consulting, which was developed during his international career in oil and gas drilling services. He initially partnered with Lifeline in 2009, when he volunteered to start the ICSEA Carbon Finance program to self-fund Lifeline’s cookstoves and contributed his health, safety and environmental skills by providing in-house training for the Lifeline field teams. In 2014, he reconnected with Lifeline as a Senior Technical Adviser to transfer oil industry best practices to Lifeline’s WASH processes and helped develop the EverFlow repair and maintenance enterprise. In 2019, Igor became Lifeline's Director of Business Development in Uganda and then transitioned to an advisor in 2022.