Svetlana Kuznetsova


Consultant on cross-cultural communications in Business and Politics, political psychologist, graduated from Institute of Youth (1995), Saint-Petersburg State University (2004)

Expert and Trainer,
since 2001 г. – licensed Partner of Richard Lewis Communications (Great Britain) in Russia and CIS.

Specialist in international real estate, graduated Oxford Brookes University, UK, (Master of Science, 2005).

Professional interests include the wide-range of issues.
Some of them are:

  • The image of Russia and Russians abroad
  • The Place and efficiency of cross-cultural communications in the international business
  • Globalization and international markets
  • Cross-cultural component of political processes.

Professional activity:

  • An initiator and mastermind of the project Cross- cultural communications in Russia (since 2001), Designer and tutor of the author’s course How to work in Russia and with Russians
  • Founder of the Cross-cultural Communication Center
  • Rector of the NGO University for Professional Politics
  • Chief of the Expert group of the Russian Nations Club under the Russian Public Chamber of the Russian Federation
  • Expert of the National affairs Committee in the State Duma of Russian Federation

In 2010-2011 – the Advisor of the Chief of the Council of Federation of Russian Federation,
The member of the Political Parties Council under the Moscow Parliament.

I provide self-designed trainings and seminars in Russian and English on the following topics:
How to carry out business in Russia and with Russians

  • Team-building across cultures
  • International Negotiations: cross-cultural aspects
  • Internal diplomacy within Russia and CIS
  • Political communication in contemporary Russia

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