Director General

Svetlana
Chupsheva
Director General, Member of Management Board
Biography
2000 — 2004
Svetlana Chupsheva was born in Prague.
  • Starting from 2000, Svetlana Chupsheva was working at Bank of Russia Samara region branch, then Government of Samara region.
  • In 2001, Svetlana Chupsheva graduated from Samara State Economic Academy with honours.  
2004 — 2011
  • From 2004, Svetlana Chupsheva served as Director General of Samara Regional Government Ranking Agency, then Samara region Economic Development Agency.
  • From 2009, Svetlana Chupsheva became advisor to Deputy Head of Government of Samara region, then advisor to Regional Credit Commercial Bank Ltd. 
2011 — ...
  • From 2011, Svetlana Chupsheva served as ASI Corporate Director. In 2015, she was appointed Head of Social Projects Direction.
  • On February 13, 2017, Svetlana Chupsheva was appointed ASI Director General. 

Svetlana Chupsheva was awarded a certificate of honor of the President of Russia, and certificates of gratitude of the President of Russia and the Mayor of Moscow.

Svetlana Chupsheva is raising four children.

Director General’s Staff

Igor
Karachin
Deputy Director General, Chief of Staff
Elena
Shishkunova
Press Secretary

Corporate Office

Elena
Myakotnikova
Corporate Director, Member of Management Board
Key initiative:
Youth entrepreneurship

Mikael 
Ibragimov
Head of Corporate Office
Aleksandr
Vaino
Head of Youth Initiatives Center

New Business Direction

Artyom
Avetisyan
Head of New Business Direction, Member of Management Board
The New Business Direction’s objective is to become a useful and reliable partner of the Russian business, to eliminate barriers faced by entrepreneurs, and to help business people develop and promote their projects.

Key initiatives:
  • Digital Platform for Entrepreneurs Queries ZaBiznes.rf
  • 100 Technology Leaders
  • Model for Increasing Innovation Openness of Larger Companies
Biography
1976 — 2001
  • Artyom Avetisyan was born in Moscow in 1976.
  • He graduated from the Financial Academy under the Government of the Russian Federation in 1998.
  • In 2001 he completed his postgraduate studies at the Financial Academy under the Government of the Russian Federation. 
1997
  • In 1997, Artyom Avetisyan founded NEO Center (Independent Expertise and Appraisal Center) Consulting Group.

2000-2003

  • From 2000 to 2003, Artyom Avetisyan taught at the Financial Academy under the Government of the Russian Federation at the Department of Appraisal Activities. 
2011 — ...
  • From 2011, Artyom Avetisyan has been serving as Head of ASI New Business Direction.
  • In February 2012, Artyom Avetisyan was elected Chairman of All-Russia Business Community “Leaders Club to Promote Business Initiatives”. 

Daniil
Malgin
Deputy Head of New Business Direction
Svetlana
Egelskaya
Director, Center for Projects, New Business Direction
Olga
Ivanova
Director, Center for Infrastructure Initiatives, New Business Direction

Young Professionals Direction

Dmitry
Peskov
Head of Young Professionals Direction, Member of Management Board
The Young Professionals Direction’s objective is to create opportunities for leaders and communities to reveal their potential in the spheres of education and technology.

Key initiatives:
  • National Technology Initiative
  • Staffing the Industrial Growth
  • 100 Leaders of New Approaches in Education
Biography
1975 — 2008
 Dmitry Peskov was born in Voronezh in 1975.
  • He graduated from Voronezh State University in 1998.
  • In 1999, he was awarded a Master of Arts degree from the University of Manchester in Political Science.
  •  Since 2000, he worked at MGIMO University under the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Russian Federation, where he led the development of the university development strategy, the Center for Internet Policy, and the creation of the Russian Association for International Studies. Dmitry Peskov’s last position at MGIMO - Director for Innovation, Deputy Vice-Rector for Research. 
2008 — 2009
  •  In 2008, Dmitry Peskov created the Metaver project group for developing new education formats and projects at the intersection of education and venture economy.
  •  In 2009, Dmitry Peskov became Head of the Department of Strategic Development of OJSC State Joint Stock Company All-Russian Exhibition Center. 
2011 — ...
  • From 2011, Dmitry Peskov has been serving as Head of ASI Young Professionals Direction.

Yuliya
Khanzhina
Deputy Head of Young Professionals Direction
Aleksei
Blaginin
Director, Center for Projects, Young Professionals Direction
Ekaterina
Pustynskaya
Program manager
Zhanna
Kadyleva
Director, Center for Initiatives, Young Professionals Direction

Social Projects Direction

Aleksander
Syomin
Head of Social Projects Direction
The Social Projects Direction’s objective is to support social entrepreneurs, NGO leaders, and to create and promote instruments to support families with children.

Key initiatives:
  • Development of Volunteerism
  • New Quality of LIfe

Project Office for Tourism Development

Olga
Zakharova
Deputy Director General,
Head of Project Office
The Office’s objective is to support development of eco and industrial tourism.

Key initiative:
  • Ecotourism deveopment

Maksim
Evdokimov
Deputy Head of Project Office
Vyacheslav
Ivanov
Projects Director for Eco Tourism
Olga
Shandurenko
Program Manager for Industrial Tourism

Best Practices Direction

Aleksander
Pirozhenko
Deputy Director General,
Head of "Good Practices" Direction
The Best Practices Direction’s objective is to collect, analyze and disseminate good managerial practices.

Key initiatives:
  • National Investment Climate Index
  • Good Practices Competition
  • Smarteka.com - the platform for sustainable development practices 

Tatiana
Zhuravleva
Director, Center for Urban Competences
Andrey
Doroshenko
Director, Center for Investment Climate Analysis
Ilya
Mamykin
Director, Center for Good Practices

Network Development Direction

Georgiy
Belozerov
Deputy Director General,
Network Director
The Network Development Direction’s objective is to unite ASI’s partners and organize their work within a single ecosystem.

Spheres of responsibility:
  • ASI Ecosystem
  • Targeted projects selection

Aleksandr
Shepilov
Deputy Network Director, Director of Center for Organizational Development
Andrey
Pysin
Director, Center for Organizing Partnership and Network
Denis
Abdrakhmanov
Director, Analytical Center
Vera
Adaeva
Director, Center for Digital Development
International Office
Anton
Moskalenkov
Director, International Office
Center for Human Capital Development
Ivan
Vorobiev
Director for Working with Human Capital

Administrative Unit

Lioudmila
Shepeleva
Deputy Director General, Administrative Director

Svetlana
Moskvina
Head, Procurement services
Olesya
Yudina
Head, HR Department

Elena
Lyashevich
Finance Director,
Chief Accountant