30 november 2014

Staff changes in the Center for Strategic Research “North-West” Foundation

Changes in key staff positions took place in CSR “North-West” in November 2014.

Board of the Directors of the "Center for Strategic Research" North-West "Foundation has appointed Vladimir Knyaginin as Chairman of the Board of the Foundation. In 2006-2014 Vladimir Knyaginin held the post of Director of CSR "North-West", in 2004-2006 as Scientific Director of the Center. Since April 2014 Mr. Knyaginin has been holding the post of President of the "Center for Strategic Research" Foundation (Moscow).

In November 2014 Marina Lipetskaya was appointed as Director of the Center for Strategic Research "North-West" Foundation. Marina Lipetskaya started her career at the Foundation in 2005. In 2010 she became a research project team leader of the CSR "North-West". She has supervised implementation of over dozen large-scale projects dealing with regional and urban strategic development, as well as industry and energy foresight studies.

The Foundation conducts strategic research and gives expert recommendations on a wide range of social and economic issues. Among the Foundation’s partners are federal ministries and departments, regional and local administrations, public and research organizations, business entities. The Foundation has provided research and consulting services for over 60 Russian cities and regions.