Head of Translation - Elena
Elena graduated from St Petersburg State University, Russia. She is a certified translator and interpreter with more than 7 years’ experience. Elena started working as an interpreter at various international exhibitions and forums. At the moment she is the head of a project group consisting of experienced translators. She has successfully participated in translating projects for Russian and international companies as well as for the City Administration of Saint Petersburg.
Elena enjoys travelling, takes interest in photography and is keen on mountain climbing.
Head of Market Research - Nikolay
Nikolay earned his undergraduate degree (with honours) from St Petersburg State University, Russia. He also holds a Master's in International Business from Sciences Po Paris and has been a visiting scholar at Waseda University, Japan. He is currently doing his PhD at the University of Cambridge.
Nikolay has worked as business analyst for 2 years in the City, further to engagements in PR, journalism and freelance translation in Russia, France, Japan and the UK.
His main hobbies include foreign languages, quiz sport "Chto? Gde? Kogda?" and basketball.
Business Development - Sheldon
Sheldon is currently in his final year at University College London, studying French and Russian. He has likewise spent time abroad at Michel de Montaigne University, Bordeaux and Yaroslavl Demidov State University, Russia. Sheldon has a strong background in Teaching English as a Foreign Language, having taught in the Czech Republic, Russia and Ukraine. He also has significant experience in sales and marketing.
Sheldon enjoys travelling, drawing and mountain climbing. One of his main goals at the moment is to finally learn how to ice-skate.