Born January 19, 1969 in Kalinin (present Tver)
In 1991 she graduated from Tver Polytechnic Institute, Faculty of Automated Control Systems.
In 1995 she completed postgraduate studies at the Russian Academy for Public Administration under the President of the Russian Federation in social psychology/ PhD in Psychology.
From 1995 to 1999 she was a leading expert, manager at the “Nikkolo M” Agency. During her work at “Nikkolo M” Agency she run more than 30 projects: election campaigns, political and marketing research, branding research for business.
From 1999 to 2001 she was director of election technologies at “IMA-Consulting” Agency; supervised State Duma and Russian governors’ election campaigns in 1999-2000.
In 2001 she worked at the Information Department of the Administration of the President of RF.
From 2002 to 2005 she was a managing partner of the Consulting Company “Politsovet”.
2003-2004 – VCIOM`s Research Director, since 2004 – advisor to VCIOM`s General Director, since 2006 – member of the Scientific Council of VCIOM.
Currently her studies are focused on project management, corporate culture, auditing and brand evaluation, ad hoc sociological and marketing research.