Artyom Sokolov, president

Graduated from the Moscow City Government University of Management and the Presidential Academy of Public Economy and Civil Service, majoring in management and legal studies. Doctor of Political Science. In 2006-2011, was employed by the Audit Office of the Moscow Mayor’s Office. In 2011, held a management position in the Department of Science, Industrial Policy and Entrepreneurship with the City of Moscow. From 2013 and until joining AKIT, oversaw the Hellenic GR sector at the Coca-Cola Company.

Liya Levinbuk, vice-president

Graduated from the Russian State University of Oil and Gas named after IM. Gubkina (Moscow) with a degree in jurisprudence. Passed specialization at the Department of Culture and Art at the University of San Francisco, USA. From 2008-2012 worked in the group of companies “Gazprom Neft” in the positions of General Counsel, Deputy Head of Legal Department, Secretary of the Board of Directors.

From 2012-2015 Worked at the Agency for Strategic Initiatives to Promote New Projects as a Project Manager. She was engaged in the development of road maps included in the National Entrepreneurial Initiative, approved by a decree of the Government of the Russian Federation, projects included in the development of the investment climate and attraction of investments in the regions of Russia
(, foreign roadshow with the participation of top officials of the regions for foreign entrepreneurs).

From 2016, she started working in the National Association of Network Trading Participants as Deputy
Executive Director, and from 2017 – Executive Director of the Association.


Veronika Shirokaya, Head of project office

A graduate of the Political Science faculty of the Higher School of Economics 2016, in 2018, she graduated from the Master's program in Public Law, also at HSE. Previously, she worked in the Chamber of Commerce and Industry of the Russian Federation.
From 2017-2019, she held the positions of project manager and lead manager. Since February 2019, she has held the position of Head of the Project Office of ACIT.



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