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conference interpreter (Russian ↔ English)

(legal status: sole proprietor under Russian law)

Born: 18 June 1958, Moscow, Russia

Some major jobs (simultaneous interpreting)

  • regular simultaneous interpreting for The World Bank Group (Moscow)
  • regular simultaneous interpreting for the Russian Drect Investment Fund (RDIF)
  • regular simultaneous interpreting for the Moscow School of Management SKOLKOVO
  • St. Petersburg International Legal Forum, St. Petersburg 2011-2014
  • The Bank of Russia / The World Bank seminars on Payment and Securities Settlement Systems - St.Petersburg, 2005, 2008; Washington, D.C./ New York City, 2009; Moscow 2011
  • Reuters Russia Investment Summits, Moscow, 2009-2012
  • Annual UBS Investment Conferences, Moscow, 2006-2010
  • G8 events, Moscow, July 2006
  • EU-Russia Industrialists’ Round Table, Helsinki, November 2006
  • Marcus Evans conferences, Moscow, 2007-2010
  • Adam Smith Institute conferences, Moscow, 2007-2011
  • PennWell’s Annual Russia Power Conferences, Moscow, 2006-2009
  • Higher School of Economics’ (Moscow) Annual International Conferences, Moscow, 2000-2010

1994 - present

World Bank, Moscow Resident Mission

conference interpreting, consecutive interpreting & written translation for many IBRD projects in Russia in areas such as:
       (macro)economics, economic/enterprise restructuring, development, international institutions, banking, finance, power sector, housing & utilities, social security, environment, urban economy, pension/health/tax reforms, health insurance, public administration, investment, telecommunications, education, etc.

1999 - 2010

State University Higher School of Economics (Moscow)

conference interpreting in areas such as:
       macroeconomics, development, international institutions, finance, power sector, social security, environment, urban economy, pension reform, public administration, telecommunications, investment, education, Kyoto Protocol, innovations policy, etc.



Conference interpreting, consecutive interpreting for:

  • McKinsey, Dell, PBN, Moscow Exchange, Volvo Cars Russia, X5 Retail Group, ...
  • leading international investment banks
  • official organizations - UN Development Programme (UNDP), UN Children’s Fund (UNICEF),
    Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD), TACIS (the EU Technical Assistance Programme for Russia/CIS), etc.
  • leading Moscow-based interpretation agencies, etc.


1992 – 1996

Business Match, a club magazine, Moscow


1983 – 1998

NPO HydroTruboprovod, Moscow

consecutive and written translation in areas such as hydraulic pipeline transport and equipment and technology for coal-based fuels

1984 – 1989

Informatics Abstract Journal, All-Russian Institute for Scientific and Technical Information (VINITI), Moscow

part-time abstracter

1980 – 1983

NII TeploPribor, Moscow

systems engineer


Graduated in:


Automated Control Systems, Automation and Computer Engineering Department, MIIT (Moscow Institute of Railway Engineers).