Before joining RDIF in the end of 2012, Ekaterina Kvasova worked as the Director for Russia & CIS at Edelman, the largest global communications consultancy. Ekaterina was responsible for business development and led projects across industries and practices – from corporate reputation management and public affairs to digital and consumer PR in Russia, CIS, EMEA, APAC, and US. Her clients included such companies as Mubadala, Kraft Foods, PwC, PepsiCo, Starbucks, GE, Russia-Singapore Business Forum, and New Zealand government.
Previously she worked at Ethical Corporation, an independent London-based publishing company (now owned by Reuters) focused on corporate responsibility business strategy, at the Communications Department of the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) and at RIA Novosti, one of the leading Russian news agencies.
Ekaterina has an MSc in Economic Development from the London School of Economics and Political Science, an MA in Political Communications from City University London, and a BA in International Journalism from Moscow State University of International Relations of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MGIMO).